Wisconsin Collectors Association, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Continuously educate members in order to operate agencies within the laws set forth by State and Federal guidelines.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues that affect debt collection agencies ability to operate and issues that affect the collection industry as a whole.

CEO Name:
Lisa Holdridge
Executive Secretary

Contact
MS
Mona Sen
PO Box 6275
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 620-5922
wcaexecutivesecretary@gmail.com
http://www.acainternational.org/wi

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Brandon Scholz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Michelle Kussow Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 95
Assembly Bill 95
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/13/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 117
Assembly Bill 117
Relating to: pleading requirements under the Wisconsin Consumer Act.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 155

For
Notification Date
10/29/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 139
Assembly Bill 139
Relating to: small claims court fee. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/9/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 592
Assembly Bill 592
Relating to: the location of operations of a collection agency and persons employed by a collection agency.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 609
Assembly Bill 609
Relating to: authorizing certain libraries to notify collection agencies and law enforcement agencies of delinquent accounts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/4/2016
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 872
Assembly Bill 872
Relating to: garnishment fees.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 337

For
Notification Date
2/10/2016
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 885
Assembly Bill 885
Relating to: the Department of Revenue collecting debt for a county and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2016
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.
Senate Bill 76
Senate Bill 76
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/26/2015
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.
Senate Bill 114
Senate Bill 114
Relating to: small claims court fee. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/9/2015
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.
Senate Bill 209
Senate Bill 209
Relating to: constructing a sports and entertainment arena and related facilities and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 60

None
Notification Date
7/28/2015
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.
Senate Bill 438
Senate Bill 438
Relating to: the location of operations of a collection agency and persons employed by a collection agency.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 239

For
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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.
Senate Bill 462
Senate Bill 462
Relating to: suspension of operating privilege for failure to pay monetary judgment.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 234

Against
Notification Date
1/4/2016
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 466
Senate Bill 466
Relating to: authorizing certain libraries to notify collection agencies and law enforcement agencies of delinquent accounts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 169

For
Notification Date
1/4/2016
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 735
Senate Bill 735
Relating to: the Department of Revenue collecting debt for a county and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2016
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Revenue: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/4/2015
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.

Revenue: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

Notification Date
5/11/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

The ability for collection agency employees to work from home.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The ability for collection agency employees to work from home.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/19/2015
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.

State Debt Collection service
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Debt Collection service

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/19/2015
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.

interest rate on judgments
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
interest rate on judgments

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/23/2014
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
$10,500.00
2015
July - December
$11,500.00
2016
January - June
$17,000.00
2016
July - December
$5,500.00
Total $44,500.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
40.00
2015
July - December
52.50
2016
January - June
41.00
2016
July - December
2.00
Total 135.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
320.76
2015
July - December
199.50
2016
January - June
157.50
2016
July - December
7.00
Total 684.76

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: constructing a sports and entertainment arena and related facilities and making appropriations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
25 %
2015
July - December
25 %
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
Total 25 %
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
25 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: the location of operations of a collection agency and persons employed by a collection agency.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
25 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: the location of operations of a collection agency and persons employed by a collection agency.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: the Department of Revenue collecting debt for a county and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
50 %
2016
July - December
Total 12 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %

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
10 %
2015
July - December
25 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 12 %

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
5 %
2015
July - December
25 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
100 %
Total 11 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures