Alliant Energy

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Utility company (gas, water, electric - regulated by PSCW and other state agencies) with all energy-related interests.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation dealing with energy, environment, transportation, business, tax, economic development, employer/employee issues as well as agency rules affecting these same areas.

CEO Name:
Patricia Kampling
Director - Public & Community Affairs

Contact
RB
Robert Bartlett
4902 North Biltmore Lane
Madison, WI 53718-2148
(608) 458-5718
(608) 458-0134
bobbartlett@alliantenergy.com
http://www.alliantenergy.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kristin R Gilkes Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert Bartlett Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/5/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Bryan Brooks Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/7/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeff M Fitzgerald Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/7/2015 Withdrawn On N/A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

Other
Notification Date
2/18/2015
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 122
Assembly Bill 122
Relating to: exempting certain vehicles of utilities from class B highway weight limitations and certain special or seasonal weight limitations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 44

For
Notification Date
3/30/2015
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.
Comments
We support an amendment to include non-utility contractors. We oppose an amendment requiring a 72 hour post-incident report.
Assembly Bill 198
Assembly Bill 198
Relating to: the use of a cellular or other wireless telephone while driving a motor vehicle in a construction zone and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 308

For
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.
Comments
We support this bill as it relates to the safety of utility employees working near roadways.
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
2/19/2016
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.
Comments
We support with AA8
Assembly Bill 319
Assembly Bill 319
Relating to: conveying interests in local government land for construction of natural gas lines. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 148

For
Notification Date
12/23/2015
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 335
Assembly Bill 335
Relating to: utility aid payments for decommissioned or closed production plants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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 384
Assembly Bill 384
Relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants and changes to the state's energy priorities policy.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 344

For
Notification Date
11/11/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 405
Assembly Bill 405
Relating to: exemptions from certain taxes and other requirements for work performed by persons from outside the state during a state of emergency declared by the governor. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 84

For
Notification Date
10/14/2015
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
We also support an amendment to include cable providers if needed.
Assembly Bill 547
Assembly Bill 547
Relating to: trespass and damage to property owned or used by an energy provider and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 158

For
Notification Date
12/3/2015
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 554
Assembly Bill 554
Relating to: out-of-state sewer and water affiliates of public utility holding companies and the sale or lease of municipal water or sewer public utilities to investor-owned public utilities.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/8/2016
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 560
Assembly Bill 560
Relating to: disconnection devices for distributed generation facilities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/10/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 647
Assembly Bill 647
Relating to: funding for broadband expansion grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/11/2016
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 701
Assembly Bill 701
Relating to: action required to be taken in response to a discharge of hazardous substances, exemption from liability for certain hazardous substance discharges, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 804
Assembly Bill 804
Relating to: one-call system violations; sulfur dioxide compliance plans; assessment authority of the Public Service Commission; funding for statewide energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; public utility contracts with affiliated interests; lo...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 299

For
Notification Date
1/29/2016
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 21
Senate Bill 21
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2015 legislature.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 55

Other
Notification Date
2/18/2015
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 80
Senate Bill 80
Relating to: exempting certain vehicles of utilities from class B highway weight limitations and certain special or seasonal weight limitations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2015
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 135
Senate Bill 135
Relating to: the use of a cellular or other wireless telephone while driving a motor vehicle in a construction zone and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/27/2015
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
This legislation also pertains to utility work zones, and we strongly support the measure for the safety of our workers.
Senate Bill 231
Senate Bill 231
Relating to: conveying interests in local government land for construction of natural gas lines. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/4/2015
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.
Senate Bill 252
Senate Bill 252
Relating to: utility aid payments for decommissioned or closed production plants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 61

For
Notification Date
9/10/2015
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.
Senate Bill 288
Senate Bill 288
Relating to: requirements for approval of construction of nuclear power plants and changes to the state's energy priorities policy.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/11/2015
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.
Senate Bill 334
Senate Bill 334
Relating to: exemptions from certain taxes and other requirements for work performed by persons from outside the state during a state of emergency declared by the governor. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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.
Senate Bill 432
Senate Bill 432
Relating to: out-of-state sewer and water affiliates of public utility holding companies and the sale or lease of municipal water or sewer public utilities to investor-owned public utilities.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/8/2016
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 457
Senate Bill 457
Relating to: trespass and damage to property owned or used by an energy provider and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/23/2015
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 519
Senate Bill 519
Relating to: funding for broadband expansion grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/11/2016
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 545
Senate Bill 545
Relating to: action required to be taken in response to a discharge of hazardous substances, exemption from liability for certain hazardous substance discharges, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 204

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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

General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes

Notification Date
5/22/2015
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.

Public Service Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission

Notification Date
2/27/2015
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
We would to see the PSCW exempt from the agency consolidation measure which would move IT, budget, and finance positions from the PSCW to the Wisconsin DOA.

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

Notification Date
4/16/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Broadband access for our customers, especially in rural areas, to facilitate new services, products, and economic development
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Broadband access for our customers, especially in rural areas, to facilitate new services, products, and economic development

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/17/2015
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.

tax treatment of nonresidents working for a public utility, including nonresident employees who enter the state to respond to an emergency.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
tax treatment of nonresidents working for a public utility, including nonresident employees who enter the state to respond to an emergency.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/16/2015
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.

The appointment of Mike Huebsch as a commissioner at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The appointment of Mike Huebsch as a commissioner at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/8/2015
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.

high capacity well issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
high capacity well issues

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Low income bill assistance and home weatherization programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Low income bill assistance and home weatherization programs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

Low income bill assistance and home weatherization programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Low income bill assistance and home weatherization programs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

Meter retention policies at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Meter retention policies at the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

reporting requirements at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
reporting requirements at the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

Diggers’ Hotline/one-call enforcement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Diggers’ Hotline/one-call enforcement

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

regulation of the state's investor-owned, electric utilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of the state's investor-owned, electric utilities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a transportation fuel and state policies relating to its infrastructure and development
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) as a transportation fuel and state policies relating to its infrastructure and development

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

permits and easements for utility construction projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
permits and easements for utility construction projects

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

the safety of utility employees working alongside a roadway
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the safety of utility employees working alongside a roadway

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

Renewable energy, including the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Renewable energy, including the state's Renewable Portfolio Standard

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

thresholds for utility construction projects, including gas projects, which require a Certificate of Authority from the PSCW
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
thresholds for utility construction projects, including gas projects, which require a Certificate of Authority from the PSCW

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

energy efficiency measures, including the state's Focus on Energy program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
energy efficiency measures, including the state's Focus on Energy program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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 implementation plans for EPA rules regulating carbon emissions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
state implementation plans for EPA rules regulating carbon emissions

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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.

distributed generation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
distributed generation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/23/2015
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
$49,926.29
2015
July - December
$28,271.66
2016
January - June
$20,236.55
2016
July - December
$16,249.96
Total $114,684.46
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
87.25
2015
July - December
37.25
2016
January - June
25.00
2016
July - December
14.00
Total 163.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
222.00
2015
July - December
100.50
2016
January - June
106.00
2016
July - December
76.00
Total 504.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: exemptions from certain taxes and other requirements for work performed by persons from outside the state during a state of emergency declared by the governor. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
19 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: one-call system violations; sulfur dioxide compliance plans; assessment authority of the Public Service Commission; funding for statewide energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; public utility contracts with affiliated interests; local access and transport areas for telephone service; railroad telecommunications service; Department of Natural Resources permit application procedures related to the construction of a high-voltage transmission line; navigable water general permits and individual permits related to utility facilities; granting rule-making authority; 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
75 %
2016
July - December
Total 15 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
21 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 10 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
33 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 15 %

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
14 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
12 %
Total 8 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
13 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
56 %
Total 10 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
16 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
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 5 %
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
25 %
Total 3 %

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
32 %
2015
July - December
27 %
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
9 %
Total 28 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures