Wisconsin Housing Alliance

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Factory-built housing industry including: modular housing, manufactured housing, manufactured home communities, and industry service/suppliers.

Lobbying Interests:
Any matter that may affect manufactured (HUD Code) or modular housing including but not limited to taxation, licensing, transportation and consumer protection.

CEO Name:
Amy Bliss
Executive Director

Contact
AB
Amy Bliss
258 Corporate Drive, Suite 200C
Madison, WI 53714
(608) 255-3131
(608) 255-5595
amy@housingalliance.us
http://www.welcomehomewisconsin.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Amy M Bliss Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/2/2016 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 238
Assembly Bill 238
Relating to: work requirements for recipients of vouchers under the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/17/2017
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 277
Assembly Bill 277
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/25/2017
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 296
Assembly Bill 296
Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2017
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 340
Assembly Bill 340
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for products sold in connection with real property construction activities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2017
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 515
Assembly Bill 515
Relating to: the responsibility to comply with the one-family and two-family dwelling code for a manufactured home owner.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/10/2017
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 748
Assembly Bill 748
Relating to: preventing the state or local governments from requiring any person to accept certain collective bargaining provisions or waive its rights under the National Labor Relations Act or state labor law; prohibiting local regulation of employee hour...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 327

For
Notification Date
2/21/2018
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 771
Assembly Bill 771
Relating to: the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental properties and historic properties and of municipalities to inspect dwellings, public utility service to rental dwelling units, landlord and tenant regulations, fees imposed by a polit...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 317

For
Notification Date
12/20/2017
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 905
Assembly Bill 905
Relating to: various changes to statutes administered by the Department of Safety and Professional Services and attached credentialing boards and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 331

For
Notification Date
3/13/2018
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 971
Assembly Bill 971
Relating to: repealing the prohibition against certain local governments from enacting or enforcing an eviction moratorium on a landlord. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2018
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 972
Assembly Bill 972
Relating to: discrimination in housing based on prior evictions and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2018
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 216
Senate Bill 216
Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2017
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 218
Senate Bill 218
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/9/2017
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 273
Senate Bill 273
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for products sold in connection with real property construction activities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2017
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 387
Senate Bill 387
Relating to: limiting the authority of local governments to regulate development on substandard lots and require the merging of lots; requiring a political subdivision to issue a conditional use permit under certain circumstances; standards for granting ce...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/27/2017
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 397
Senate Bill 397
Relating to: eliminating the 13-week limit on the garnishment of earnings of certain debtors.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2017
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 430
Senate Bill 430
Relating to: the responsibility to comply with the one-family and two-family dwelling code for a manufactured home owner.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 109

For
Notification Date
10/10/2017
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 520
Senate Bill 520
Relating to: licensure of professional leasing and renting agents and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/30/2017
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 634
Senate Bill 634
Relating to: preventing the state or local governments from requiring any person to accept certain collective bargaining provisions or waive its rights under the National Labor Relations Act or state labor law; prohibiting local regulation of employee hour...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2018
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 637
Senate Bill 637
Relating to: regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/12/2017
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 639
Senate Bill 639
Relating to: the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental properties and historic properties and of municipalities to inspect dwellings, public utility service to rental dwelling units, landlord and tenant regulations, fees imposed by a polit...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2018
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 749
Senate Bill 749
Relating to: various changes to statutes administered by the Department of Safety and Professional Services and attached credentialing boards and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/13/2018
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

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
3/20/2017
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

Definitions under Wisconsin's Mortgage Loan Originator license to match new Federal Regulation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Definitions under Wisconsin's Mortgage Loan Originator license to match new Federal Regulation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
11/20/2018
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.

Workers Compensation cost containment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Workers Compensation cost containment

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/14/2017
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.

Relating to mandatory storm shelters in manufactured home communities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to mandatory storm shelters in manufactured home communities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/23/2017
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.

Relating to the composition of the Council on Workers Compensation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the composition of the Council on Workers Compensation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/23/2017
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.

Municipalities sending code violations to home owners in a manufactured home community.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Municipalities sending code violations to home owners in a manufactured home community.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/5/2017
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.

Fraudulent claim for the need of service animals, comfort animals, emotional support animals or therapy animals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Fraudulent claim for the need of service animals, comfort animals, emotional support animals or therapy animals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/5/2017
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.

Repeal of the WI Personal Property Tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repeal of the WI Personal Property Tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/5/2017
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.

To increase the manufactured home title fee for the manufactured home rehab and recycling grant
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
To increase the manufactured home title fee for the manufactured home rehab and recycling grant

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/2/2016
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.

DSPS licensing renewal cycles as it relates to continuing education requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DSPS licensing renewal cycles as it relates to continuing education requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/2/2016
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.

Elimination of Personal Property Taxation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Elimination of Personal Property Taxation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/2/2016
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$2,587.24
2017
July - December
$1,614.15
2018
January - June
$1,502.16
2018
July - December
$1,443.86
Total $7,147.40
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
13.25
2017
July - December
9.25
2018
January - June
6.00
2018
July - December
3.25
Total 31.75
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
15.75
2017
July - December
8.50
2018
January - June
8.50
2018
July - December
6.75
Total 39.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for products sold in connection with real property construction activities. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: elimination of the requirement that laborers, workers, mechanics, and truck drivers employed on the site of a project of public works be paid the prevailing wage. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for products sold in connection with real property construction activities. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: work requirements for recipients of vouchers under the federal Housing Choice Voucher Program. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
25 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 13 %
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
25 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 13 %
Relating to: the responsibility to comply with the one-family and two-family dwelling code for a manufactured home owner.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
50 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 17 %
Relating to: the responsibility to comply with the one-family and two-family dwelling code for a manufactured home owner.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
50 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 14 %
Relating to: the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental properties and historic properties and of municipalities to inspect dwellings, public utility service to rental dwelling units, landlord and tenant regulations, fees imposed by a political subdivision, certain levy limit reductions, certain procedural changes in eviction actions, information available on the consolidated court automated Internet site, discrimination in housing against individuals who keep certain animals, falsely claiming an animal to be a service animal, municipal administrative procedure, enforcement of the rental unit energy efficiency program, and providing penalties. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental properties and historic properties and of municipalities to inspect dwellings, public utility service to rental dwelling units, landlord and tenant regulations, fees imposed by a political subdivision, certain levy limit reductions, certain procedural changes in eviction actions, information available on the consolidated court automated Internet site, discrimination in housing against individuals who keep certain animals, falsely claiming an animal to be a service animal, municipal administrative procedure, enforcement of the rental unit energy efficiency program, and providing penalties. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: limiting the authority of local governments to regulate development on substandard lots and require the merging of lots; requiring a political subdivision to issue a conditional use permit under certain circumstances; standards for granting certain zoning variances; local ordinances related to repair, rebuilding, and maintenance of certain nonconforming structures; shoreland zoning of, and the removal of material from the bed of, certain small, private ponds; inverse condemnation proceedings; and the right to display the flag of the United States. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %

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

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
3 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
25 %
Total 5 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
25 %
Total 6 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
6 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
20 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 8 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
50 %
Total 7 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures