Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trade organization representing the interests of rental property owners and the rental housing industry of southeastern Wisconsin

Lobbying Interests:
Landlord/tenant legislation and administrative rules Municipal regulation of the rental housing industry Construction, safety and budget issues affecting rental property owners

CEO Name:
Joe Dahl
Counsel

Contact
HG
Heiner Giese
1216 N. Prospect Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53202-3061
(414) 276-7988
(414) 276-8342
hgiese@ameritech.net
http://www.apartmentassoc.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Heiner Giese Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/28/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
E Joe Murray Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/28/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 111
Assembly Bill 111
Relating to: inspection of certain renovations of one-family and two-family dwellings and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/10/2015
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.
Comments
We remain opposed to AB 111 but are neutral on companion bill SB 87 which corrects defects we perceived in AB 111.
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

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.
Assembly Bill 583
Assembly Bill 583
Relating to: lodging establishments and restricting a local government's ability to prohibit or restrict a person from renting out of the person's residential dwelling. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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.
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

Other
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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
Support concept of shortening redemption period for foreclosures of owner-occupied properties. Requiring sale or vacating of lien should also apply to non-owner occupied properties.
Senate Bill 87
Senate Bill 87
Relating to: inspection of certain renovations of one-family and two-family dwellings and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/11/2015
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
This Senate bill corrects defects we perceived in AB 111.
Senate Bill 279
Senate Bill 279
Relating to: real estate transfer fee returns for conveyances exempt from the fee. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 145

For
Notification Date
10/5/2015
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.
Senate Bill 445
Senate Bill 445
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

For
Notification Date
12/11/2015
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 616
Senate Bill 616
Relating to: requiring a supermajority vote for bills overturning local government policies, ordinances, and regulations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2016
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Potential legislation concerning limited liability companies, sheriff sales and nuisance actions by municipalities against property owners
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Potential legislation concerning limited liability companies, sheriff sales and nuisance actions by municipalities against property owners

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/22/2016
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.

Wisconsin Courts WCCA Oversight Committee
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Courts WCCA Oversight Committee

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/7/2016
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.

Rental property issues including weatherization regulations, tenant security deposit withholding and rent control issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rental property issues including weatherization regulations, tenant security deposit withholding and rent control issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/15/2016
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.

Legislative Council Study Committee on Access to Civil Legal Services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Committee on Access to Civil Legal Services

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/1/2016
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.

Granting of stays of the writ of restitution to tenants in eviction actions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Granting of stays of the writ of restitution to tenants in eviction actions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/9/2015
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.

Time-0f-sale statute 706.22, regulating squatters and fees on conveyances of real estate
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Time-0f-sale statute 706.22, regulating squatters and fees on conveyances of real estate

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/1/2015
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.

LRB-3011 - terminating tenancy for criminal activity; open meetings law notice; sprinkler ordinances; towing vehicles from private property; terminating tenancies for non-rent breach; limit polit. subdiv.right to regulate rental units, historic, sign
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3011 - terminating tenancy for criminal activity; open meetings law notice; sprinkler ordinances; towing vehicles from private property; terminating tenancies for non-rent breach; limit polit. subdiv.right to regulate rental units, historic, sign

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/11/2015
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.

Towing regulations pertaining to vehicles parked on private property. Rule EmR 1514 and Rule Tran 319
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Towing regulations pertaining to vehicles parked on private property. Rule EmR 1514 and Rule Tran 319

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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.

An amendment to public notice statutes providing for increased advance notice of local laws proposed by local government entities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
An amendment to public notice statutes providing for increased advance notice of local laws proposed by local government entities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

An amendment to landlord/tenant law providing for a 5-day notice for violations other than non-payment of rent for month-to-month tenants.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
An amendment to landlord/tenant law providing for a 5-day notice for violations other than non-payment of rent for month-to-month tenants.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

An amendment to landlord/tenant law providing for termination of tenancy for commission of a crime without the right to cure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
An amendment to landlord/tenant law providing for termination of tenancy for commission of a crime without the right to cure

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$8,370.60
2015
July - December
$16,220.80
2016
January - June
$12,694.90
2016
July - December
$5,755.00
Total $43,041.30
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
51.40
2015
July - December
62.85
2016
January - June
33.70
2016
July - December
10.30
Total 158.25
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
36.10
2015
July - December
75.45
2016
January - June
60.40
2016
July - December
16.70
Total 188.65

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: inspection of certain renovations of one-family and two-family dwellings and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: inspection of certain renovations of one-family and two-family dwellings and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (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: lodging establishments and restricting a local government's ability to prohibit or restrict a person from renting out of the person's residential dwelling. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
4 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: real estate transfer fee returns for conveyances exempt from the fee. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
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
25 %
2016
January - June
31 %
2016
July - December
Total 18 %
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
35 %
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
Total 22 %
Relating to: requiring a supermajority vote for bills overturning local government policies, ordinances, and regulations.
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%
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
36 %
2016
July - December
Total 10 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
10 %
2015
July - December
3 %
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
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
60 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 17 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
1 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
6 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
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
3 %
Total < 1%
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%
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
18 %
Total 1 %
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
22 %
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
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
35 %
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
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
12 %
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures