Alliance for Regulatory Coordination

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A consortium of associations and organizations committed to improving regulatory services in Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
Any matter that may affect administration of regulatory programs in Wisconsin including but not limited to coordination of state and municipal government programs.

CEO Name:
Robert DuPont
Founder

Contact
RGD
Robert G DuPont
418 Blue Moon Drive
Verona, WI 53593
(608) 712-2398
robertgdupont@gmail.com
http://www.4arc.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert G DuPont Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/15/2016 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 187
Assembly Bill 187
Relating to: certain buildings used for social events. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/23/2017
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.
http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Bill 483
Assembly Bill 483
Relating to: eliminating the Building Inspector Review Board and the Contractor Certification Council and requiring the Uniform Dwelling Code Council to review complaints regarding the inspection of one-family or two-family dwelling construction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/19/2017
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.
Comments
Although the ARC is a strong advocate for utilization of citizen advisory committees and councils, we support AB 483 because it would consolidate responsibilities within the Uniform Dwelling Code Council.
http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Bill 641
Assembly Bill 641
Relating to: building and plumbing plan review and variances by cities, villages, towns, and counties for public buildings and places of employment and affecting related rules of the Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 198

For
Notification Date
11/16/2017
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.
http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Bill 904
Assembly Bill 904
Relating to: commercial building code administration; county authority regarding certain buildings and safety requirements; carbon monoxide detection in commercial residential buildings; examination requirements for marriage and family therapy, professiona...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 330

For
Notification Date
2/6/2018
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.
http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 137
Senate Bill 137
Relating to: certain buildings used for social events. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/23/2017
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.
http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 394
Senate Bill 394
Relating to: eliminating the Building Inspector Review Board and the Contractor Certification Council and requiring the Uniform Dwelling Code Council to review complaints regarding the inspection of one-family or two-family dwelling construction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 240

For
Notification Date
9/19/2017
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.
Comments
Although the ARC is a strong advocate for utilization of citizen advisory committees and councils, we support SB 394 because it would consolidate responsibilities within the Uniform Dwelling Code Council.
http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 534
Senate Bill 534
Relating to: building and plumbing plan review and variances by cities, villages, towns, and counties for public buildings and places of employment and affecting related rules of the Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/10/2017
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.
http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 748
Senate Bill 748
Relating to: commercial building code administration; county authority regarding certain buildings and safety requirements; carbon monoxide detection in commercial residential buildings; examination requirements for marriage and family therapy, professiona...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2018
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.
http://www.4arc.org
Senate Joint Resolution 36
Senate Joint Resolution 36
Relating to: designating May as Building Safety Month in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/24/2017
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.
http://www.4arc.org

Budget Bill Subjects

Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Comments
The Alliance for Regulatory Coordination supports the Governor's proposal to end lapsing from the Safety and Building Appropriation administered by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Supporting Documentation
20170314_Letter to JFC on lapsing re 2017-19 budget 2017-3.pdf

http://www.4arc.org

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Electrical code
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Electrical code

SS 053_15
For
Notification Date
1/18/2017
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.

http://www.4arc.org
Electronic permits
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Electronic permits

SS 020_16
Other
Notification Date
1/9/2017
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.

Liquefied gas suppliers
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Liquefied gas suppliers

SS 059_16
For
Notification Date
1/18/2017
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.

http://www.4arc.org
The Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and affecting small business
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
The Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and affecting small business

SS 043_15
None
Notification Date
4/18/2017
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

Request for promulgation of administrative rules to adopt the 2018 edition of NFPA 1, developed by the National Fire Protection Association, as the basis for Chapter SPS 314, Wisconsin Administrative Code.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Request for promulgation of administrative rules to adopt the 2018 edition of NFPA 1, developed by the National Fire Protection Association, as the basis for Chapter SPS 314, Wisconsin Administrative Code.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
10/1/2018
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.

Comments
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Supporting Documentation
20181001_Letter to DSPS about 2018 NFPA 1 adoption 2018-9.pdf


The ARC recommends that the DSPS promulgate changes to the Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code to require that repairs comply with that code, similar to provisions in the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The ARC recommends that the DSPS promulgate changes to the Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code to require that repairs comply with that code, similar to provisions in the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/11/2018
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20180911_White Paper on UDC Repairs 2018-9.pdf


The ARC encourages the DSPS to promulgate administrative rules concerning municipal agent appointments and certifications under the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and Wisconsin Plumbing Code, as required by 2017 Wisconsin Act 198.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The ARC encourages the DSPS to promulgate administrative rules concerning municipal agent appointments and certifications under the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and Wisconsin Plumbing Code, as required by 2017 Wisconsin Act 198.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/11/2018
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

The ARC encourages the DSPS to promulgate administrative rules concerning the installation of carbon monoxide detectors to reflect the statutory requirements found in 2017 Wisconsin Act 330, to avoid confusion and facilitate compliance with the law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The ARC encourages the DSPS to promulgate administrative rules concerning the installation of carbon monoxide detectors to reflect the statutory requirements found in 2017 Wisconsin Act 330, to avoid confusion and facilitate compliance with the law.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/11/2018
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

The ARC encourages the DSPS to promulgate administrative rules concerning administration of the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and other DSPS codes promulgated under Statute Chapter 101, Subchapter 1, in accordance with 2017 Wisconsin Act 330.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The ARC encourages the DSPS to promulgate administrative rules concerning administration of the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and other DSPS codes promulgated under Statute Chapter 101, Subchapter 1, in accordance with 2017 Wisconsin Act 330.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/11/2018
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Repeal of plan review participation fees charged to delegated municipalities by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repeal of plan review participation fees charged to delegated municipalities by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/30/2018
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20180730_Plan Review Participation Fee White Paper 2018-7-27.pdf


Agricultural buildings converted for use as public buildings or places of employment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agricultural buildings converted for use as public buildings or places of employment

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/16/2018
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Regulation of nursing homes, community based residential facilities, hospitals and hospice facilities, by the Department of Health Services and the Department of Safety and Professional Services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of nursing homes, community based residential facilities, hospitals and hospice facilities, by the Department of Health Services and the Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/21/2018
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Carbon monoxide detection in commercial buildings.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Carbon monoxide detection in commercial buildings.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/18/2017
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.

Operation and management of the safety and buildings - related programs of the Department of Safety and Professional Services; including coordination of state and municipal regulatory programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Operation and management of the safety and buildings - related programs of the Department of Safety and Professional Services; including coordination of state and municipal regulatory programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/18/2017
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.

Joint Assembly / Senate Resolution pertaining to May 2017 being designated as Building Safety Month in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Joint Assembly / Senate Resolution pertaining to May 2017 being designated as Building Safety Month in Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/27/2017
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.

Clearinghouse Rule 13-042, regarding an update of the state electrical code, chapter SPS 316.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clearinghouse Rule 13-042, regarding an update of the state electrical code, chapter SPS 316.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/15/2016
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.

Supporting Documentation
20130626_105729_Letter in support of Electrical Code Change, clearinghouse rule 13-042.pdf


Support for discontinuing the lapsing of funds from the Safety and Buildings Operations Appropriation of the Department of Safety and Professional Services after state fiscal year 2015-16.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support for discontinuing the lapsing of funds from the Safety and Buildings Operations Appropriation of the Department of Safety and Professional Services after state fiscal year 2015-16.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/15/2016
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20150114_White paper on DSPS lapses 2014-12.pdf


Update of the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code administered by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Update of the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code administered by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/15/2016
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$4,611.50
2017
July - December
$9,462.32
2018
January - June
$4,530.00
2018
July - December
$7,358.00
Total $25,961.82
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
45.25
2017
July - December
15.75
2018
January - June
8.00
2018
July - December
32.50
Total 101.50
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
149.00
2017
July - December
197.75
2018
January - June
167.50
2018
July - December
116.50
Total 630.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: designating May as Building Safety Month in Wisconsin.
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: certain buildings used for social events. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
4 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: certain buildings used for social events. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
7 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: eliminating the Building Inspector Review Board and the Contractor Certification Council and requiring the Uniform Dwelling Code Council to review complaints regarding the inspection of one-family or two-family dwelling construction. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: eliminating the Building Inspector Review Board and the Contractor Certification Council and requiring the Uniform Dwelling Code Council to review complaints regarding the inspection of one-family or two-family dwelling construction. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: building and plumbing plan review and variances by cities, villages, towns, and counties for public buildings and places of employment and affecting related rules of the Department of Safety and Professional Services.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
14 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: commercial building code administration; county authority regarding certain buildings and safety requirements; carbon monoxide detection in commercial residential buildings; examination requirements for marriage and family therapy, professional counseling, and social work credentials; social worker training certificate term; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
12 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
9 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
18 %
2017
July - December
24 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 12 %

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
4 %
2017
July - December
11 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
53 %
2017
July - December
43 %
2018
January - June
58 %
2018
July - December
49 %
Total 50 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
11 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
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
6 %
Total 1 %
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
17 %
Total 3 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
19 %
2018
July - December
28 %
Total 11 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures