Wisconsin Bankers Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin's state and nationally chartered commercial banks.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Bankers Association represents the interests of Wisconsin banks and their customers on government relations matters involving banking, agricultural, economic development, environmental, taxation, real estate, consumer, insurance, and other financially related issues.

CEO Name:
Rose Oswald Poels
Director-Government Relations

Contact
JT
Jon Turke
4721 S. Biltmore Lane
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 441-1215
(608) 661-9381
jturke@wisbank.com
http://www.wisbank.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jay Risch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/26/2014 Withdrawn On 2/23/2015
Jeremey J Shepherd Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/26/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Kenneth Walsh Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/26/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
John E Knight Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/26/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Heather MacKinnon Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2015 Withdrawn On 8/10/2016
Michael Semmann Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Rose Oswald Poels Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Daryll Lund Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/19/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Jon T Turke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/24/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 21
Assembly Bill 21
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2015 legislature.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/5/2015
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 23
Assembly Bill 23
Relating to: prohibiting certain actions against financial institutions for offers, promises, agreements, or commitments that are not in writing.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 120

For
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 24
Assembly Bill 24
Relating to: variable rate loans.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 54

For
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 143
Assembly Bill 143
Relating to: regulation of transportation network companies, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 16

None
Notification Date
4/14/2015
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 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

None
Notification Date
4/28/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 199
Assembly Bill 199
Relating to: publication of certain legal notices on an Internet site maintained by a municipality. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/21/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 226
Assembly Bill 226
Relating to: audits and interest rates on past due amounts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2016
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 251
Assembly Bill 251
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2016
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 279
Assembly Bill 279
Relating to: constructing a sports and entertainment arena and related facilities and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/7/2015
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 603
Assembly Bill 603
Relating to: restrictions in a county shoreland zoning ordinance on activities within the shoreland setback area.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 167

None
Notification Date
1/15/2016
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 695
Assembly Bill 695
Relating to: creating the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 300

For
Notification Date
2/4/2016
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 720
Assembly Bill 720
Relating to: the redemption period and notice of sale applicable to a foreclosure action involving noncommercial property and procedures regarding abandoned property in a foreclosure action.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 376

For
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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 807
Assembly Bill 807
Relating to: credit union operations and modifying rules promulgated by the Department of Financial Institutions.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 304

Against
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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 5
Senate Bill 5
Relating to: the provision by employers to employees of written disclosure statements of the terms of employment, the filing and investigation of wage claims, the statute of limitations for filing a wage claim action, the payment of interest, penalties, a...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/15/2015
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 45
Senate Bill 45
Relating to: creation of a private retirement security plan and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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 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

None
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.
Senate Bill 168
Senate Bill 168
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2016
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 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
7/7/2015
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 477
Senate Bill 477
Relating to: restrictions in a county shoreland zoning ordinance on activities within the shoreland setback area.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/15/2016
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 549
Senate Bill 549
Relating to: agricultural loan guarantee programs administered by the Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 316

None
Notification Date
3/24/2016
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 629
Senate Bill 629
Relating to: the redemption period and notice of sale applicable to a foreclosure action involving noncommercial property and procedures regarding abandoned property in a foreclosure action.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Circuit Courts
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Circuit Courts

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Financial Institutions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Forward Wisconsin Development Authority
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Forward Wisconsin Development Authority

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Government Accountability Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Government Accountability Board

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance

Notification Date
6/10/2015
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.

Sports and Entertainment District
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Sports and Entertainment District

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Revises section Tax 2.495, relating to the apportionment of Wisconsin apportionable income of interstate brokers-dealers, investment advisers, investment companies, and underwriters. SS 117-14
Agency Name
Revenue

Subject
Revises section Tax 2.495, relating to the apportionment of Wisconsin apportionable income of interstate brokers-dealers, investment advisers, investment companies, and underwriters. SS 117-14

Register Number: 707 (12/1/2014)
Other
Notification Date
1/28/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Centralized Agricultural Lien Filing System
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Centralized Agricultural Lien Filing System

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/30/2015
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of proposals relating to mortgages.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of proposals relating to mortgages.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of proposals related to the State Budget Bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of proposals related to the State Budget Bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of proposals related to taxation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of proposals related to taxation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of proposals related to financial institutions and banking regulation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of proposals related to financial institutions and banking regulation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of proposals related to municipal finance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of proposals related to municipal finance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of proposals relating to administrative rules of interest to Wisconsin banks.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of proposals relating to administrative rules of interest to Wisconsin banks.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$109,565.71
2015
July - December
$89,895.34
2016
January - June
$93,655.95
2016
July - December
$94,237.20
Total $387,354.20
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
169.90
2015
July - December
177.40
2016
January - June
305.50
2016
July - December
237.70
Total 890.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
564.40
2015
July - December
555.80
2016
January - June
500.80
2016
July - December
347.80
Total 1968.80

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: regulation of transportation network companies, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
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; transfer of the Veterinary Examining Board to the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and making appropriations. (FE)
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 1 %
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; transfer of the Veterinary Examining Board to the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and making appropriations. (FE)
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 1 %
Relating to: variable rate loans.
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 3 %
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
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: prohibiting certain actions against financial institutions for offers, promises, agreements, or commitments that are not in writing.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
15 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: the provision by employers to employees of written disclosure statements of the terms of employment, the filing and investigation of wage claims, the statute of limitations for filing a wage claim action, the payment of interest, penalties, and surcharges on wage claims, occupational or professional licensing of employers that owe wages under wage claim judgments, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: creation of a private retirement security plan and making appropriations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: restrictions in a county shoreland zoning ordinance on activities within the shoreland setback area.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: credit union operations and modifying rules promulgated by the Department of Financial Institutions.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 7 %
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
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the redemption period and notice of sale applicable to a foreclosure action involving noncommercial property and procedures regarding abandoned property in a foreclosure action.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
25 %
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
Total 15 %
Relating to: creating the Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act.
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 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
1 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
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 1 %
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 3 %
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 3 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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 1 %

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
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
25 %
Total 6 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
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 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
25 %
Total 9 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
25 %
Total 9 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
25 %
Total 11 %

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
3 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

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
3 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures