Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Locally elected school board members.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Association of School Boards seeks to have input on legislation that impacts the educational programs of school districts, and any legislation that would impact their operation. With respect to operations, this could include employment, insurance, taxation, election, technology licensing, transportation and other areas of legislation that have not been identified.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
JA
John Ashley
122 W Washington Ave, Ste 400
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-2622
(608) 257-8386
jashley@wasb.org
http://wasb.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Christopher R Kulow Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Dan Rossmiller Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
John Ashley Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: emergency administration of opioid antagonist to pupils and other persons.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 29

For
Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: mental health training program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 31

For
Notification Date
3/2/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: emergency administration of opioid antagonist to pupils and other persons.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 11
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 11
Relating to: mental health training program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/3/2017
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 70
Assembly Bill 70
Relating to: publication of proceedings of meetings held by certain governmental bodies.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2017
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.
Comments
Current law is inconsistent, imposing a mandate on some, but not all, districts to use paid newspaper publication of board proceedings. Under AB 70. school boards may choose to continue paid publication or may post this information as AB 70 provides.
Assembly Bill 77
Assembly Bill 77
Relating to: state aid payments to school districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/28/2017
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 95
Assembly Bill 95
Relating to: authorizing a school board member to refuse his or her salary. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2017
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 103
Assembly Bill 103
Relating to: the commencement of fall classes in public schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2017
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 111
Assembly Bill 111
Relating to: threat to use a firearm on school property to injure or kill a person and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/27/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 159
Assembly Bill 159
Relating to: policies regulating the use of electronic smoking devices on school district property.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/7/2017
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 185
Assembly Bill 185
Relating to: repealing a rule of the Department of Transportation related to the purchase of school buses for school transportation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/17/2017
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 192
Assembly Bill 192
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants 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 199
Assembly Bill 199
Relating to: technical education equipment grants for school districts, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/3/2017
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 215
Assembly Bill 215
Relating to: education about nutrition.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/7/2017
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
WASB opposed the bill in its original form but will be neutral pending approval of Assembly Aendment 1.
Assembly Bill 247
Assembly Bill 247
Relating to: going armed with a firearm and electric weapons, licenses for carrying a concealed weapon, trespassing while armed with a firearm, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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 260
Assembly Bill 260
Relating to: physical examinations conducted by chiropractors; performance of medical examinations by chiropractors for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; chiropractic acupuncture and chiropractic dry needling; delegation of certain services ...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 180

Against
Notification Date
2/5/2018
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
WASB will drop opposition if Senate Amendment 1 is adopted.
Assembly Bill 267
Assembly Bill 267
Relating to: including with the property tax bill information regarding state aid reductions to school districts.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/16/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 268
Assembly Bill 268
Relating to: school board referendums to exceed revenue limit applicable to a school district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/12/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 269
Assembly Bill 269
Relating to: scheduling of school district referendums to exceed revenue limits.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/12/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 274
Assembly Bill 274
Relating to: providing information about school district referendum revenue.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 280
Assembly Bill 280
Relating to: incorporating financial literacy into the curriculum of public schools.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 94

Other
Notification Date
5/16/2017
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.
Comments
While we do not support unfunded mandates, AB 280 has been modified substantially from the versions of the bills on this topic introduced last session. We appreciate the flexibility provided in the current version of AB 280.
Assembly Bill 282
Assembly Bill 282
Relating to: consideration of resolution to issue bond by common and union high school districts and prohibiting voting on a resolution to exceed the revenue limit of a school district at a special meeting.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/12/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 285
Assembly Bill 285
Relating to: creating a general school aid penalty for increasing a school district's revenue limit by referendum and allowing school boards to rescind revenue limit increases that have been approved by referendum. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/28/2017
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 300
Assembly Bill 300
Relating to: providing information about mandatory pupil examinations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/12/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 304
Assembly Bill 304
Relating to: allowing a pupil's parent or guardian to opt out of certain statewide examinations.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/12/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 307
Assembly Bill 307
Relating to: competitive bidding thresholds and requiring school districts to utilize competitive bidding. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/11/2017
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 329
Assembly Bill 329
Relating to: prohibiting aiding and abetting sexual abuse.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/28/2017
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 332
Assembly Bill 332
Relating to: the signature requirement for nomination of candidates to school board in school districts that contain territory lying within a second class city.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 321

For
Notification Date
6/28/2017
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 382
Assembly Bill 382
Relating to: screening school district employees for tuberculosis.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/21/2017
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 386
Assembly Bill 386
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/28/2017
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 387
Assembly Bill 387
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/28/2017
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 398
Assembly Bill 398
Relating to: summer school and interim session classes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/26/2017
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 419
Assembly Bill 419
Relating to: professional development training in character education for teachers, principals, and school district administrators, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/4/2018
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 427
Assembly Bill 427
Relating to: comprehensive firearm education for high school pupils.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/3/2017
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 WASB has some questions and concerns about the bill, but we note that under the bill school boards would not be required to offer these classes and students would not be required to take these classes.
Assembly Bill 471
Assembly Bill 471
Relating to: the payment of state aid to school districts and payments to operators of independent charter schools and private schools participating in a choice program or the Special Needs Scholarship Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/25/2017
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 477
Assembly Bill 477
Relating to: supplemental aid for school districts with a large area.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 300

For
Notification Date
3/9/2018
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 496
Assembly Bill 496
Relating to: suspending and expelling a pupil for possession of a firearm at school.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 559
Assembly Bill 559
Relating to: transfer policies for college credit earned by high school pupils.

Bill Text and History

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 569
Assembly Bill 569
Relating to: publication of school and school district accountability reports.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 693
Assembly Bill 693
Relating to: rights of and protections for teachers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/6/2017
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 WASB has a number of concerns about the bill, as introduced. Those concerns are too numerous to detail in this small space, but among them are the fundamental impacts this bill would have on the chain of command and authority structure in schools
Assembly Bill 780
Assembly Bill 780
Relating to: notice to a school of a permanency review or hearing, notice to a school district of a foster home or group home license or out-of-home care placement, and transfer of pupil records.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 251

For
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 803
Assembly Bill 803
Relating to: excluding costs funded by referenda from shared costs for the purpose of determining general equalization aids for school districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2018
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
The WASB would support AB 803 only if Assembly Amendment 1 is adopted. The bill, as introduced, was drafted more broadly than we could support, covering increases in shared cost for all types of referenda and not solely those related to debt issuance
Assembly Bill 805
Assembly Bill 805
Relating to: excluding certain college credit in high school programs from the Early College Credit Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 307

For
Notification Date
4/4/2018
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 830
Assembly Bill 830
Relating to: an education savings account program for gifted and talented pupils, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/24/2018
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 835
Assembly Bill 835
Relating to: sparsity aid, the revenue limit ceiling for school districts, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 141

For
Notification Date
1/24/2018
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
While we support the bill, we oppose the provision that does not allow low-spending districts the ability to raise local revenue for 3 years if they have had a failed operational referendum.
Assembly Bill 851
Assembly Bill 851
Relating to: a pilot grant program to support college courses taught in high schools and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2018
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 857
Assembly Bill 857
Relating to: the authority of the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands to make trust fund loans and delegate authority to invest trust fund moneys, the use of common school fund income moneys, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2018
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 Joint Resolution 11
Assembly Joint Resolution 11
Relating to: funding in bills placing requirements on local governmental units (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/28/2017
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 42
Senate Bill 42
Relating to: publication of proceedings of meetings held by certain governmental bodies.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.
Senate Bill 49
Senate Bill 49
Relating to: the information technology block grant program, the broadband expansion grant program, waiving certain fees and appraisals, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.
Comments
Could be improved to give rural school districts more flexibility if TEACH infrastructure grants could be used for either IT infrastructure or teacher training according to the needs of the recipient districts and if CESAs could be fiscal agents.
Senate Bill 62
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: authorizing a school board member to refuse his or her salary. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 9

For
Notification Date
3/10/2017
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 82
Senate Bill 82
Relating to: threat to use a firearm on school property to injure or kill a person and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2017
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.
Comments
Last year, gun threat incidents were reported in at least 4 WI school districts. It is difficult to prosecute these cases as anything more than a misdemeanor offense (e.g., disorderly conduct). SB 82 gives prosecutors a simple, straightforward option
Senate Bill 96
Senate Bill 96
Relating to: the commencement of fall classes in public schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/10/2017
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.
Comments
No educational rationale has been advanced for restricting the start of fall classes. Locally elected school boards should have the ability to determine the school calendar that best serves the interests of their students and communities.
Senate Bill 125
Senate Bill 125
Relating to: technical education equipment grants for school districts, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/3/2017
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 127
Senate Bill 127
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/3/2017
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 134
Senate Bill 134
Relating to: repealing a rule of the Department of Transportation related to the purchase of school buses for school transportation.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 49

For
Notification Date
5/16/2017
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.
Senate Bill 159
Senate Bill 159
Relating to: education about nutrition.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 152

Other
Notification Date
12/19/2017
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
WASB opposed the bill in its original form but will be neutral pending approval of Senate Amendment 1.
Senate Bill 169
Senate Bill 169
Relating to: going armed with a firearm and electric weapons, licenses for carrying a concealed weapon, trespassing while armed with a firearm, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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 183
Senate Bill 183
Relating to: including with the property tax bill information regarding state aid reductions to school districts.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/16/2017
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.
Senate Bill 187
Senate Bill 187
Relating to: providing information about school district referendum revenue.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 191
Senate Bill 191
Relating to: consideration of resolution to issue bond by common and union high school districts and prohibiting voting on a resolution to exceed the revenue limit of a school district at a special meeting.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/28/2017
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 193
Senate Bill 193
Relating to: creating a general school aid penalty for increasing a school district's revenue limit by referendum and allowing school boards to rescind revenue limit increases that have been approved by referendum. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/28/2017
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 194
Senate Bill 194
Relating to: scheduling of school district referendums to exceed revenue limits.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/28/2017
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 195
Senate Bill 195
Relating to: school board referendums to exceed revenue limit applicable to a school district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/28/2017
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 212
Senate Bill 212
Relating to: incorporating financial literacy into the curriculum of public schools.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/16/2017
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.
Comments
While we do not support unfunded mandates, SB 212 has been modified substantially from the versions of the bills on this topic introduced last session. We appreciate the flexibility provided in the current version of SB 212.
Senate Bill 222
Senate Bill 222
Relating to: providing information about mandatory pupil examinations.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
This bill imposes new notification mandates on schools that largely duplicate what information schools are required to provide under the federal Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) but uses different terminology and sets up different timelines.
Senate Bill 232
Senate Bill 232
Relating to: physical examinations conducted by chiropractors; performance of medical examinations by chiropractors for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration; chiropractic acupuncture and chiropractic dry needling; delegation of certain services ...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/5/2018
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 234
Senate Bill 234
Relating to: allowing a pupil's parent or guardian to opt out of certain statewide examinations.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Senate Bill 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: competitive bidding thresholds and requiring school districts to utilize competitive bidding. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/20/2017
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.
Comments
The WASB opposes only the provisions in the bill that would require school districts to utilize competitive sealed bidding. We do not oppose the provisions increasing the dollar threshold above which competitive bidding applies to local governments.
Senate Bill 253
Senate Bill 253
Relating to: prohibiting aiding and abetting sexual abuse.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 130

For
Notification Date
8/17/2017
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.
Senate Bill 260
Senate Bill 260
Relating to: the signature requirement for nomination of candidates to school board in school districts that contain territory lying within a second class city.

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.
Senate Bill 291
Senate Bill 291
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/30/2017
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 292
Senate Bill 292
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/30/2017
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 301
Senate Bill 301
Relating to: summer school and interim session classes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 151

For
Notification Date
7/26/2017
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 329
Senate Bill 329
Relating to: professional development training in character education for teachers, principals, and school district administrators, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/22/2017
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 382
Senate Bill 382
Relating to: screening school district employees for tuberculosis.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 107

For
Notification Date
9/22/2017
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 383
Senate Bill 383
Relating to: the payment of state aid to school districts and payments to operators of independent charter schools and private schools participating in a choice program or the Special Needs Scholarship Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/22/2017
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 402
Senate Bill 402
Relating to: suspending and expelling a pupil for possession of a firearm at school.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/22/2017
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 427
Senate Bill 427
Relating to: notification of certain construction activities in school buildings.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/18/2017
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.
Senate Bill 494
Senate Bill 494
Relating to: publication of school and school district accountability reports.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 209

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.
Senate Bill 556
Senate Bill 556
Relating to: requiring an evaluation to determine whether a pupil with an extended absence from school is a child with a disability.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Comments
WASB worked with former Rep. Mason and suggested a number of improvements that were incorporated into the current bill. We believe those changes improve the bill. Nevertheless, we still have a couple of concerns.
Supporting Documentation
20171220_Unexcused Absences SB 556 - SENCOM.pdf

Senate Bill 655
Senate Bill 655
Relating to: notice to a school of a permanency review or hearing, notice to a school district of a foster home or group home license or out-of-home care placement, and transfer of pupil records.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2018
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 690
Senate Bill 690
Relating to: sparsity aid, the revenue limit ceiling for school districts, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/24/2018
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
While we support the bill, we oppose the provision that does not allow low-spending districts the ability to raise local revenue for 3 years if they have had a failed operational referendum.
Senate Bill 711
Senate Bill 711
Relating to: a pilot grant program to support college courses taught in high schools and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 206

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.
Senate Bill 713
Senate Bill 713
Relating to: the authority of the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands to make trust fund loans and delegate authority to invest trust fund moneys, the use of common school fund income moneys, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/31/2018
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 884
Senate Bill 884
Relating to: legislative powers and duties, state agency and authority composition and operations, and administrative rule-making process. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 369

Against
Notification Date
12/6/2018
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.
Comments
The Wisconsin Association of School Boards (WASB) has strong objections to provisions in Section 27 of enrolled Senate Bill 884. DOJ settlement funds should be placed in the Common School Fund pursuant to Art. X, Sect. 2, Wis. Constitution.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: grants to schools for school safety and safety-related upgrades to school buildings, equipment, and facilities; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: creating an office of school safety in the Department of Justice and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: mandatory reporting of suspected intent to carry out violence involving a dangerous weapon or explosive in or targeting a school and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: the Department of Public Instruction's model school policy on bullying by pupils.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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.
Comments
Asking for within 48 hours to be changed to by the third day school is in session to accommodate weekends, snow days, breaks, etc.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: school safety plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: allowing a school board to share safety camera footage with law enforcement.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Administrative and Other Funding

Notification Date
3/10/2017
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.

Public Instruction: Categorical Aids
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Categorical Aids

Notification Date
3/10/2017
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.

Public Instruction: Choice, Charter, and Open Enrollment
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Choice, Charter, and Open Enrollment

Notification Date
3/10/2017
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.

Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: General School Aids and Revenue Limits

Notification Date
3/10/2017
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.

Public Instruction: School District Operations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: School District Operations

Notification Date
3/10/2017
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Changes to lifetime licenses as a result of 2017 Wisconsin Act 206
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Changes to lifetime licenses as a result of 2017 Wisconsin Act 206

SS 050_18
Other
Notification Date
9/7/2018
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.

Cleanup revisions to educator license rules
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Cleanup revisions to educator license rules

SS 098_18
Other
Notification Date
9/6/2018
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.

Supporting Documentation
20180906_Comments on Scope Statement 098-18 (Letterhead).pdf

Permanent revisions to PI 34 related to Emergency Rule 1623
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Permanent revisions to PI 34 related to Emergency Rule 1623

SS 087_16
Other
Notification Date
7/20/2017
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.

Comments
The WASB offered comments on Emergency Rule 1711 that makes additional changes to PI 34. These comments were offered on July 20, 2017 during the public comment period open through July 21, 2017,
Restoring part time open enrollment rules
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Restoring part time open enrollment rules

SS 037_18
Other
Notification Date
7/31/2018
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.

Restoring part time open enrollment rules
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Restoring part time open enrollment rules

SS 109_17
Other
Notification Date
3/9/2018
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.

Supporting Documentation
20180309_PTOE Comments (CR18-009) (Letterhead).pdf

Revisions to emergency rules governing licensure as a result of 2017 Wisconsin Act 59
Agency Name
Department of Public Instruction (PI)

Subject
Revisions to emergency rules governing licensure as a result of 2017 Wisconsin Act 59

SS 107_17
Other
Notification Date
1/31/2018
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
The WASB is submitting written comments regarding these proposed rules. Those comments touch on a number of topics, including a lack of clarity and inconsistencies in the use of certain terminology within the proposed rules.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Student screen time/sleep phase delay
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Student screen time/sleep phase delay

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/20/2018
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.

Religious liberties in public schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Religious liberties in public schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/20/2018
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.

Notification of special meetings of a school board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Notification of special meetings of a school board

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/13/2018
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.

Legislative Council Study Committee on Property Tax Assessment Practices
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Committee on Property Tax Assessment Practices

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/15/2018
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.

Notifying school officials when a student has been taken into custody
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Notifying school officials when a student has been taken into custody

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/6/2018
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.

Legislative Council Study Committee on the Identification and Management of Dyslexia
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Committee on the Identification and Management of Dyslexia

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2018
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.

Legislative Council Study Committee on the Investment and Use of the School Trust Funds
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Committee on the Investment and Use of the School Trust Funds

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2018
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.

Funding for Public Education
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for Public Education

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2018
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.

Development of school-related proposals for 2019-21 state budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of school-related proposals for 2019-21 state budget

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.

Recommendations to the Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding regarding reform of school funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Recommendations to the Blue Ribbon Commission on School Funding regarding reform of school funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Notification of school officials regarding students who have been taken into custody by law enforcement agencies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Notification of school officials regarding students who have been taken into custody by law enforcement agencies

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

matters related to school safety and security
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
matters related to school safety and security

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/15/2018
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.

Tuberculosis screening for substitute teachers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tuberculosis screening for substitute teachers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2018
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.

Early College Credit Program & Dual Enrollment Classes Offered by School Districts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Early College Credit Program & Dual Enrollment Classes Offered by School Districts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Rights and Protections for Teachers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rights and Protections for Teachers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/14/2017
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.

Teen Dating Violence Instruction
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Teen Dating Violence Instruction

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/27/2017
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.

Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (Erin's Law)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Child Sexual Abuse Prevention (Erin's Law)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/12/2017
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.

Nutrition Standards and Health Instruction
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nutrition Standards and Health Instruction

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/12/2017
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.

Restrictions on School District Referendums
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restrictions on School District Referendums

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/12/2017
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.

Competitive Bidding on "Public Works" Projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Competitive Bidding on "Public Works" Projects

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/12/2017
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.

Student Financial Literacy Curriculum
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Student Financial Literacy Curriculum

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/22/2017
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.

Referral of pupils with an extended absence from school for an evaluation to determine whether the child is a child with a disability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Referral of pupils with an extended absence from school for an evaluation to determine whether the child is a child with a disability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/24/2017
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.

Enable expanded summer learning opportunities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Enable expanded summer learning opportunities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.

Gun Free School Zone Law - add federal exemption to state law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Gun Free School Zone Law - add federal exemption to state law

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.

Drug Testing in Schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Drug Testing in Schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.

Grants for 1:1 personal computing devices
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Grants for 1:1 personal computing devices

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.

Teacher Recruitment/Retention
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Teacher Recruitment/Retention

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.

Student Mental Health
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Student Mental Health

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.

School Referenda
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School Referenda

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.

School Aid
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School Aid

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.

School Start Date
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
School Start Date

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.

Revenue Limit Exemptions for School Districts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Revenue Limit Exemptions for School Districts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/23/2017
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.

changes to laws requiring the publication of school board minutes/proceedings in newspapers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
changes to laws requiring the publication of school board minutes/proceedings in newspapers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/9/2017
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.

changes to laws related to the use of seclusion and physical restraint in schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
changes to laws related to the use of seclusion and physical restraint in schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/9/2017
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.

changes to statutes relating to screening school district employees for tuberculosis
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
changes to statutes relating to screening school district employees for tuberculosis

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/9/2017
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.

Work product of the Legislative Council Study Committee on School Data.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Work product of the Legislative Council Study Committee on School Data.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2017
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.

Authorizing the appointment of a deputy school board clerk.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Authorizing the appointment of a deputy school board clerk.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2017
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.

Work product of the Legislative Council Study Committee on Government Documents and Legal Notices
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Work product of the Legislative Council Study Committee on Government Documents and Legal Notices

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2017
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.

Various changes to law affecting school board elections and nomination procedures for school board candidates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Various changes to law affecting school board elections and nomination procedures for school board candidates

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2017
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.

Electronic Notification to Parents of Child's Truancy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Electronic Notification to Parents of Child's Truancy

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/3/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$111,604.96
2017
July - December
$96,512.34
2018
January - June
$114,219.49
2018
July - December
$99,064.94
Total $421,401.73
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
233.00
2017
July - December
151.75
2018
January - June
170.00
2018
July - December
76.25
Total 631.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
970.75
2017
July - December
816.25
2018
January - June
1133.50
2018
July - December
722.50
Total 3643.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: competitive bidding thresholds and requiring school districts to utilize competitive bidding. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
8 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: rights of and protections for teachers. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
8 %
2018
January - June
8 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: sparsity aid, the revenue limit ceiling for school districts, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
8 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
13 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 10 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
13 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 10 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
8 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %

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
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
6 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
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 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
30 %
Total 6 %

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
70 %
2017
July - December
34 %
2018
January - June
28 %
2018
July - December
70 %
Total 49 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
6 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 7 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures