Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Training, Public Safety, Administration, Hazardous Materials and Emergency Medical Services

Lobbying Interests:
Training administration public protection, emergency medical services (EMS), regional hazards materials and code development.

CEO Name:
Paul Nelson
Legislative Liaison

Contact
DMB
David M Bloom
5387 Mariner's Cove Dr #314
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 444-3324
(608) 210-7235
bloomd@town.madison.wi.us
http://www.wsfca.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Seitz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2015 Withdrawn On 2/26/2015
David M Bloom Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter C Christianson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/13/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 36
Assembly Bill 36
Relating to: the display and sale of novelty lighters and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/8/2015
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.
Comments
Support AB 36 prohibiting the sale of novelty lighters to minors.
Assembly Bill 213
Assembly Bill 213
Relating to: ambulance staffing by emergency medical technicians and first responders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/4/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 249
Assembly Bill 249
Relating to: an exemption from licensing requirements for certain out-of-state ambulance service providers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/4/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 289
Assembly Bill 289
Relating to: exempting out-of-state emergency medical services personnel from licensure requirements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/21/2015
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.
Comments
EMS licensed in another state already may make 10 or fewer patient transports per year (Act 26/ SB 182)
Assembly Bill 419
Assembly Bill 419
Relating to: removing the sunset provision that applies to the fire fighters memorial individual income tax checkoff. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2016
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 520
Assembly Bill 520
Relating to: authority of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection regarding motor vehicle fueling facilities.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/31/2015
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 545
Assembly Bill 545
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 390

For
Notification Date
12/31/2015
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 568
Assembly Bill 568
Relating to: terminating a tenancy for criminal activity or drug-related criminal activity; disposition of personal property left in rental property by a trespasser; preexisting sprinkler ordinances that are stricter than the multifamily dwelling code; tow...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 176

Against
Notification Date
12/31/2015
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 648
Assembly Bill 648
Relating to: seasonal placement of a Christmas tree in the rotunda of the state capitol building or in a church.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 333

Against
Notification Date
3/2/2016
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
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.
Senate Bill 30
Senate Bill 30
Relating to: the display and sale of novelty lighters and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/9/2015
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
Support SB 30 prohibiting the sale of novelty lighters to minors.
Senate Bill 30
Senate Bill 30
Relating to: the display and sale of novelty lighters and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/9/2015
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
Support SB 30 prohibiting the sale of novelty lighters to minors.
Senate Bill 143
Senate Bill 143
Relating to: ambulance staffing by emergency medical technicians and first responders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 113

For
Notification Date
6/4/2015
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 171
Senate Bill 171
Relating to: eliminating inactive boards, councils, and commissions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/4/2015
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.
Comments
Oppose removal of LOSA Board
Senate Bill 182
Senate Bill 182
Relating to: an exemption from licensing requirements for certain out-of-state ambulance service providers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 26

Against
Notification Date
6/4/2015
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 210
Senate Bill 210
Relating to: exempting out-of-state emergency medical services personnel from licensure requirements.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 83

Against
Notification Date
10/21/2015
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.
Comments
EMS licensed in another state may already make 10 or fewer patient transports per year (Act 26/SB 182)
Senate Bill 392
Senate Bill 392
Relating to: authority of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection regarding motor vehicle fueling facilities.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 247

Against
Notification Date
12/31/2015
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 412
Senate Bill 412
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/31/2015
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 478
Senate Bill 478
Relating to: requirements for automatic fire suppression systems at certain buildings on fairgrounds.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 240

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2016
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 654
Senate Bill 654
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

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.
Senate Bill 742
Senate Bill 742
Relating to: certain buildings used for social events. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/2/2016
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Flammable, combustible, and hazardous liquids: and petroleum and other liquid fuel products.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Flammable, combustible, and hazardous liquids: and petroleum and other liquid fuel products.

Register Number: 694 (11/1/2013)
Other
Notification Date
6/19/2015
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.

Comments
Reviewing changes to rules rewrite of ATCP 93.
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
6/8/2015
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.

Comments
Discussing draft rule for Act 270 and certification of fire protection system inspectors

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Interested in proposed Fire District subject as a legislative bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Interested in proposed Fire District subject as a legislative bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/26/2016
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.

Discussing emergency services mutual aid across the border (interstate) with our neighboring states.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Discussing emergency services mutual aid across the border (interstate) with our neighboring states.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/16/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$18,992.50
2015
July - December
$18,972.50
2016
January - June
$19,107.50
2016
July - December
$17,517.50
Total $74,590.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
8.50
2015
July - December
11.75
2016
January - June
9.15
2016
July - December
3.75
Total 33.15
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
51.10
2015
July - December
44.55
2016
January - June
41.40
2016
July - December
34.50
Total 171.55

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the display and sale of novelty lighters and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: ambulance staffing by emergency medical technicians and first responders. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: an exemption from licensing requirements for certain out-of-state ambulance service providers. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %
Relating to: the display and sale of novelty lighters and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: ambulance staffing by emergency medical technicians and first responders. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
2 %
Total 5 %
Relating to: eliminating inactive boards, councils, and commissions. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: an exemption from licensing requirements for certain out-of-state ambulance service providers. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: removing the sunset provision that applies to the fire fighters memorial individual income tax checkoff. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: exempting out-of-state emergency medical services personnel from licensure requirements.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %
Relating to: authority of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection regarding motor vehicle fueling facilities.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: exempting out-of-state emergency medical services personnel from licensure requirements.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: authority of the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection regarding motor vehicle fueling facilities.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)
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
Total 5 %
Relating to: providing lifesaving skills instruction to pupils. (FE)
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
Total 5 %
Relating to: terminating a tenancy for criminal activity or drug-related criminal activity; disposition of personal property left in rental property by a trespasser; preexisting sprinkler ordinances that are stricter than the multifamily dwelling code; towing vehicles illegally parked on private property; terminating certain tenancies for breaches other than failure to pay rent; limitations on the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental units, historic properties, and signs; prohibiting local governmental units from imposing real property purchase or residential real property occupancy requirements; creating a criminal penalty; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: seasonal placement of a Christmas tree in the rotunda of the state capitol building or in a church.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: certain buildings used for social events. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %
Relating to: requirements for automatic fire suppression systems at certain buildings on fairgrounds.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
3 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 12 %

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
15 %
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
15 %
2016
July - December
30 %
Total 18 %
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 5 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures