Alliance for Regulatory Coordination

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A consortium of associations and organizations committed to improving regulatory services in Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
Any matter that may affect administration of regulatory programs in Wisconsin including but not limited to coordination of state and municipal government programs.

CEO Name:
Robert DuPont
Founder

Contact
RGD
Robert G DuPont
7149 Peak View Way
Middleton, WI 53562
(608) 712-2398
robertgdupont@gmail.com
http://www.4arc.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert G DuPont Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/19/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 110
Assembly Bill 110
Relating to: renaming the Dwelling Code Council the Uniform Dwelling Code Council and renaming the Building Code Council the Commercial Building Code Council.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/2/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Bill 111
Assembly Bill 111
Relating to: inspection of certain renovations of one-family and two-family dwellings and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/20/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Bill 163
Assembly Bill 163
Relating to: elimination of the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Department of Financial Institutions; elimination of the Educational Approval Board; creation of the Department of Financial Institutions and Professional Standards; tra...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/20/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Bill 190
Assembly Bill 190
Relating to: continuing education requirements for persons who perform electrical work, licensing and registration requirements for certain experienced electricians, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/4/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Bill 698
Assembly Bill 698
Relating to: requirements imposed on retailers of liquefied petroleum gas for proving financial responsibility.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 327

For
Notification Date
1/19/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 726
Assembly Bill 726
Relating to: renaming, changing the membership of, and eliminating certain professional licensure boards and transferring certain functions to the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Medical Therapy Examining Board; eliminating certain c...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/22/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
Opposed to the elimination of the advisory Plumbers Council. Citizen participation in government is the foundation of democracy.
http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Joint Resolution 30
Assembly Joint Resolution 30
Relating to: designating May as Building Safety Month in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 86
Senate Bill 86
Relating to: renaming the Dwelling Code Council the Uniform Dwelling Code Council and renaming the Building Code Council the Commercial Building Code Council.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 29

For
Notification Date
4/2/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 87
Senate Bill 87
Relating to: inspection of certain renovations of one-family and two-family dwellings and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/20/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 119
Senate Bill 119
Relating to: elimination of the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Department of Financial Institutions; elimination of the Educational Approval Board; creation of the Department of Financial Institutions and Professional Standards; tra...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/20/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 547
Senate Bill 547
Relating to: requirements imposed on retailers of liquefied petroleum gas for proving financial responsibility.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 568
Senate Bill 568
Relating to: renaming, changing the membership of, and eliminating certain professional licensure boards and transferring certain functions to the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Medical Therapy Examining Board; eliminating certain c...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/22/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
Opposed to the elimination of the advisory Plumbers Council. Citizen participation in government is the foundation of democracy.
http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 698
Senate Bill 698
Relating to: duties and powers of the Department of Safety and Professional Services concerning certain credentialing and occupational licensing functions; mandatory meeting requirements for various boards and councils; membership and rules procedures of c...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/6/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We asked the Senate Committee on Government Operations and Consumer protection to defer action on SB 698 until adequate time has been provided for customers of the DSPS to become familiar with the objectives, details and consequences of this bill.
Supporting Documentation
20160206_2015 SB 698 testimony to Senate Committee 2016-2-4.pdf

http://www.4arc.org
Senate Joint Resolution 30
Senate Joint Resolution 30
Relating to: designating May as Building Safety Month in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/21/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4arc.org

Budget Bill Subjects

Financial Institutions and Professional Standards
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions and Professional Standards

Notification Date
3/16/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
The ARC applauds the Governor's attention to reforming state government to make it more efficient, effective and accountable. The ARC is concerned about how the building design and construction industry might be affected by the creation of the DFIPS.

Supporting Documentation
20150316_Letter to Matt Moroney, et al about DFIPS creation 2015-3.pdf
20150316_ARC White Paper on DFIPS Creation 2015-3.pdf

http://www.4arc.org
Safety and Professional Services: Agencywide Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Agencywide Provisions

Notification Date
3/9/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
The Alliance for Regulatory Coordination requests passage of a state budget bill that ends lapsing from the Safety and Buildings Operations Appropriation after state fiscal year 2015-16.

Supporting Documentation
20150309_White paper on DSPS lapses 2014-12.pdf

http://www.4arc.org
Safety and Professional Services: Program Transfers
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Program Transfers

Notification Date
3/6/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
The Alliance for Regulatory Coordination supports the Governor's budget proposal to shift all state level plan review for Community Based Residential Facilities (CBRF) and hospices to the Department of Health Services.

http://www.4arc.org

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Camping units
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Camping units

SS 143_15
None
Notification Date
10/12/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Certification to inspect fire detection, prevention, and suppression devices
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Certification to inspect fire detection, prevention, and suppression devices

SS 039_15
Other
Notification Date
8/17/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

http://www.4arc.org
Design and construction of public swimming pools and water attractions
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Design and construction of public swimming pools and water attractions

SS 038_16
None
Notification Date
10/12/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Electrical code
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Electrical code

SS 053_15
Other
Notification Date
1/10/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Electronic permits
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Electronic permits

SS 020_16
None
Notification Date
10/12/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Erosion control
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Erosion control

SS 013_16
None
Notification Date
10/12/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Liquefied gas suppliers
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Liquefied gas suppliers

SS 059_16
None
Notification Date
10/12/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Plumbing and plumbing products
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Plumbing and plumbing products

SS 075_16
None
Notification Date
10/12/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

The Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and affecting small business
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
The Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and affecting small business

SS 043_15
None
Notification Date
10/12/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Update of the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code administered by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Update of the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code administered by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
7/30/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Support for discontinuing the lapsing of funds from the Safety and Buildings Operations Appropriation of the Department of Safety and Professional Services after state fiscal year 2015-16.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for discontinuing the lapsing of funds from the Safety and Buildings Operations Appropriation of the Department of Safety and Professional Services after state fiscal year 2015-16.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/14/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20150114_White paper on DSPS lapses 2014-12.pdf


Support for ending the regulatory overlap in plan review and inspection services by the DSPS and the DHS relative to construction of Community Based Residential Facilities (CBRF) and Hospice Facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for ending the regulatory overlap in plan review and inspection services by the DSPS and the DHS relative to construction of Community Based Residential Facilities (CBRF) and Hospice Facilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/14/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20150114_Redundant Regulation of CBRF white paper 2014-12.pdf


Licensing and registration of electricians, electrical contractors and electrical inspectors and inspection of electrical construction.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing and registration of electricians, electrical contractors and electrical inspectors and inspection of electrical construction.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/19/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Clearinghouse Rule 13-042, regarding an update of the state electrical code, chapter SPS 316.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clearinghouse Rule 13-042, regarding an update of the state electrical code, chapter SPS 316.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/19/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Supporting Documentation
20130626_105729_Letter in support of Electrical Code Change, clearinghouse rule 13-042.pdf


Carbon monoxide detectors for residential commercial buildings.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Carbon monoxide detectors for residential commercial buildings.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/19/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Licensing and registration of electricians by the Department of Safety and Professional Services; Clearinghouse Rule No. 14-049. (Reported under "topic" because the rule is not listed on the lobby reporting web site.)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing and registration of electricians by the Department of Safety and Professional Services; Clearinghouse Rule No. 14-049. (Reported under "topic" because the rule is not listed on the lobby reporting web site.)

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/19/2014
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$3,508.79
2015
July - December
$5,115.20
2016
January - June
$5,190.92
2016
July - December
$10,100.00
Total $23,914.91
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
23.00
2015
July - December
4.50
2016
January - June
13.00
2016
July - December
15.75
Total 56.25
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
176.25
2015
July - December
155.25
2016
January - June
157.25
2016
July - December
152.75
Total 641.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: continuing education requirements for persons who perform electrical work, licensing and registration requirements for certain experienced electricians, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
11 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: duties and powers of the Department of Safety and Professional Services concerning certain credentialing and occupational licensing functions; mandatory meeting requirements for various boards and councils; membership and rules procedures of certain boards; discipline and examination and other licensure requirements for certain professionals; plumbing and fire protection systems and swimming pool plan review; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
13 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
7 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
14 %
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
15 %
Total 4 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
9 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
14 %
Total 5 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
34 %
2015
July - December
19 %
2016
January - June
67 %
2016
July - December
57 %
Total 44 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
53 %
2015
July - December
48 %
2016
January - June
23 %
2016
July - December
Total 32 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures