Fox Valley Riparian Rights Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Riparian owners and those who do work for them

Lobbying Interests:
Statutes and DNR regulations that affect the ability of riparian owners to enjoy the benefits of their property

Title:
Representative

Contact
RW
Robert Welch
16 N Carroll Street, Suite 600
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 819-0150
info@thewelchgroup.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Welch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 6/23/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 582
Assembly Bill 582
Relating to: government actions affecting rights to real property; the regulation of shoreland zoning; the substitution of hearing examiners in contested cases; and the property tax treatment of unoccupied property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 391

For
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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 600
Assembly Bill 600
Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/4/2016
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 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

For
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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 307
Senate Bill 307
Relating to: standards and ordinances regulating shoreland zoning. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/12/2015
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 459
Senate Bill 459
Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 387

For
Notification Date
1/4/2016
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.
Senate Bill 464
Senate Bill 464
Relating to: government actions affecting rights to real property; the regulation of shoreland zoning; the substitution of hearing examiners in contested cases; and the property tax treatment of unoccupied property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/4/2016
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.
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

For
Notification Date
1/5/2016
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

Chapter 30 revisions for riparian structure placement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chapter 30 revisions for riparian structure placement

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/1/2015
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.

Modification to Chapter 30 regulation of structures commonly utilized by riparian owners
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modification to Chapter 30 regulation of structures commonly utilized by riparian owners

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/17/2015
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.

Modification to law regarding permanent boat shelters
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modification to law regarding permanent boat shelters

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/17/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$3,000.00
2015
July - December
$15,000.00
2016
January - June
$18,000.00
2016
July - December
$12,000.00
Total $48,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
3.00
2015
July - December
42.00
2016
January - June
65.00
2016
July - December
18.00
Total 128.00
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
2.00
2015
July - December
26.00
2016
January - June
29.00
2016
July - December
8.00
Total 65.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
Total 18 %
Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
Total 18 %
Relating to: government actions affecting rights to real property; the regulation of shoreland zoning; the substitution of hearing examiners in contested cases; and the property tax treatment of unoccupied property. (FE)
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 5 %
Relating to: government actions affecting rights to real property; the regulation of shoreland zoning; the substitution of hearing examiners in contested cases; and the property tax treatment of unoccupied property. (FE)
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 5 %

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
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
60 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 21 %
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
40 %
Total 5 %

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
100 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
30 %
Total 20 %

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
30 %
Total 4 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures