Wisconsin Mortgage Bankers Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A state association of firms engaged in or associated with the business of originating commercial and residential real estate mortgage loans.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters relating to residential and commercial lending, industry regulation and taxation and business issues for purposes of maintaining a healthy economic climate.

CEO Name:
George Klaetsch
Legislative Director

Contact
GK
George Klaetsch
PO Box 1606
Madison, WI 53701
(608) 255-4180
(608) 441-1435
gklaetsch@kpasllc.com
http://www.wimba.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
George Klaetsch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/31/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 24
Assembly Bill 24
Relating to: variable rate loans.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 54

For
Notification Date
2/7/2015
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 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
7/15/2015
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.
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
1/31/2016
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 127
Senate Bill 127
Relating to: variable rate loans.

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.
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
7/15/2015
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 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
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/5/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/5/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Issues relating to Forclosure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to Forclosure

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2014
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.

Issues related to mortgage refinancing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to mortgage refinancing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2014
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.

Issues relating to abandoned property
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to abandoned property

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2014
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
$9,000.00
2015
July - December
$10,500.00
2016
January - June
$10,500.00
2016
July - December
$12,000.00
Total $42,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
14.50
2015
July - December
23.00
2016
January - June
40.00
2016
July - December
0.00
Total 77.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
29.50
2015
July - December
62.50
2016
January - June
66.50
2016
July - December
23.00
Total 181.50

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
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
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
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: variable rate loans.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
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
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
Total 10 %
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
2016
January - June
50 %
2016
July - December
Total 20 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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
10 %
Total 5 %
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
10 %
Total 5 %

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
30 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 14 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
30 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 11 %
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
10 %
Total < 1%

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
5 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
20 %
Total 13 %

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
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
30 %
Total 7 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures