Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin sheriffs and deputy sheriffs.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting sheriffs, deputy sheriffs and their service to Wisconsin public.

CEO Name:
Jim Johnson
President

Contact
JJ
Jim Johnson
P.O. Box 245, 1201 S. Spring St
Port Washington, WI 53074
(262) 284-8430
jjohnson@co.ozaukee.wi.us
http://www.wsdsa.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Catherine McDermott Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Randall J Pirlot Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/6/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: immunity from revocation of probation, parole, or extended supervision for certain controlled substance offenses.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 33

Other
Notification Date
3/16/2017
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.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 3
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 3
Relating to: immunity from revocation of probation, parole, or extended supervision for certain controlled substance offenses.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/16/2017
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 48
Assembly Bill 48
Relating to: expanding the definition of hate crime victims to include law enforcement officers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2017
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 58
Assembly Bill 58
Relating to: requirements for law enforcement dogs that have bitten a person.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 23

For
Notification Date
2/7/2017
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 88
Assembly Bill 88
Relating to: crimes subject to a mandatory minimum sentence. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/19/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 89
Assembly Bill 89
Relating to: mandatory minimum incarceration period following illegal possession of a firearm.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/19/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 94
Assembly Bill 94
Relating to: recommendation to revoke parole, probation, and extended supervision if a person is charged with a crime.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/13/2017
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 100
Assembly Bill 100
Relating to: operating a motorboat towing a person on water skis.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2017
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 122
Assembly Bill 122
Relating to: forfeiture of property seized in relation to a crime. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/16/2017
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 150
Assembly Bill 150
Relating to: requiring the payment of health insurance premiums, and establishing a loan program, for survivors of a law enforcement officer, emergency medical technician, or fire fighter who dies in the line of duty and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/17/2017
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 186
Assembly Bill 186
Relating to: prosecuting a person under the age of 18 with committing an act of prostitution.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/2/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 189
Assembly Bill 189
Relating to: grants for beat patrol and specialized officers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/30/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 190
Assembly Bill 190
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit the enforcement of federal or state law relating to illegal aliens or immigration status, authorizing certain elective officeholders to commence an enforcement action, provi...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/31/2017
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 253
Assembly Bill 253
Relating to: procedures related to a sale of foreclosed property by a sheriff or referee.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 104

For
Notification Date
4/19/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 275
Assembly Bill 275
Relating to: the prohibition against adults knowingly permitting or failing to take action to prevent the illegal consumption of alcohol beverages by underage persons.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/15/2017
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 306
Assembly Bill 306
Relating to: tracking the sale of pseudoephedrine products.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 98

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 345
Assembly Bill 345
Relating to: work release for inmates in Department of Corrections contracted facilities.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 89

For
Notification Date
5/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 351
Assembly Bill 351
Relating to: body cameras on law enforcement officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/28/2017
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 355
Assembly Bill 355
Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 283

For
Notification Date
8/18/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 381
Assembly Bill 381
Relating to: voluntary payments associated with special distinguishing registration plates expressing support for the family members of law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 194

For
Notification Date
8/28/2017
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 395
Assembly Bill 395
Relating to: participation in a riot and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 396
Assembly Bill 396
Relating to: blocking a thoroughfare as part of a riot and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 397
Assembly Bill 397
Relating to: going armed with a firearm while participating in a riot and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 411
Assembly Bill 411
Relating to: the authority of a conservation warden to enter private land and the admissibility of evidence.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/19/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 424
Assembly Bill 424
Relating to: Huber release for probationers confined in a county jail or county house of correction for a probation violation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/20/2017
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 434
Assembly Bill 434
Relating to: worker's compensation claims by certain public safety employees for post-traumatic stress disorder. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/31/2017
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 444
Assembly Bill 444
Relating to: hospice staff transferring the controlled substances of deceased persons to drug disposal programs.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 99

For
Notification Date
9/26/2017
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 506
Assembly Bill 506
Relating to: the responsibilities of the Law Enforcement Standards Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/28/2017
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 524
Assembly Bill 524
Relating to: furnishing, purchasing, or possessing a firearm for a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm, mandatory minimum sentences for individuals who commit certain firearm violations, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

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.
Assembly Bill 554
Assembly Bill 554
Relating to: displaying a single registration plate on certain vehicles.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/31/2017
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 563
Assembly Bill 563
Relating to: dissemination of threats against law enforcement.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 575
Assembly Bill 575
Relating to: regulating the operation of recreational vessels carrying persons under the age of ten and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2017
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 585
Assembly Bill 585
Relating to: alerts for missing veterans who have a service-related health condition.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Assembly Bill 634
Assembly Bill 634
Relating to: administrative subpoenas for the investigation of human trafficking crimes and Internet crimes against children.

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 654
Assembly Bill 654
Relating to: dispatcher assisted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 296

Other
Notification Date
11/28/2017
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.
Comments
With the adoption of Amendment 1 and Amendment 2, WS&DSA will be neutral on this bill.
Assembly Bill 666
Assembly Bill 666
Relating to: sexual contact with an animal and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2018
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 676
Assembly Bill 676
Relating to: classifying county jailers as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and the treatment of county jailers under the Municipal Employment Relations Act. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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 681
Assembly Bill 681
Relating to: prohibiting the sale of dextromethorphan without a prescription to persons under 18 and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 160

For
Notification Date
12/12/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 690
Assembly Bill 690
Relating to: authorizing counties to conduct foreclosure sales using an Internet-based auction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 208

For
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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 691
Assembly Bill 691
Relating to: eligible bidders at foreclosure sales, eligible purchasers of foreclosed property, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 339

For
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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 724
Assembly Bill 724
Relating to: reporting requirements for crimes involving firearms, distribution of marijuana, and the theft of motor vehicles. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/12/2018
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 Bill 815
Assembly Bill 815
Relating to: allowed detention facilities for emergency detention and involuntary commitment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 855
Assembly Bill 855
Relating to: the operation and regulation of unmanned aircraft and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 322

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 874
Assembly Bill 874
Relating to: the intoxicated operation of snowmobiles.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2018
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 875
Assembly Bill 875
Relating to: open alcohol containers in or on all-terrain or utility terrain vehicles and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/26/2018
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 906
Assembly Bill 906
Relating to: creating a law enforcement agency drug trafficking response grant program; positions to assist in prosecuting drug-related offenses; evidence-based programs for substance abuse prevention services for at-risk youth; victim impact panels; fundi...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 261

For
Notification Date
2/2/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 923
Assembly Bill 923
Relating to: increasing the authority of a county executive from a populous county and other counties and reducing the authority of a county board, budgeting procedures for populous counties, certain other counties, and cities, villages, and towns, and the...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/14/2018
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
With the adoption of Assembly Substitute Amendment 1, WS&DSA will be neutral on AB 923.
Assembly Bill 953
Assembly Bill 953
Relating to: juvenile correctional facilities, youth aids, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 185

For
Notification Date
2/27/2018
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 984
Assembly Bill 984
Relating to: bringing contraband into a jail or prison and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2018
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 Joint Resolution 47
Assembly Joint Resolution 47
Relating to: the rights of crime victims (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/22/2017
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 10
Senate Bill 10
Relating to: definition of tetrahydrocannabinols and the use of cannabidiol.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 4

Other
Notification Date
1/30/2017
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 21
Senate Bill 21
Relating to: requirements for law enforcement dogs that have bitten a person.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2017
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.
Senate Bill 54
Senate Bill 54
Relating to: recommendation to revoke parole, probation, and extended supervision if a person is charged with a crime.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/13/2017
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
WS&DSA supports provisions in Assembly Substitute Amendment 2 to provide additional assistant district attorney positions statewide.
Senate Bill 61
Senate Bill 61
Relating to: forfeiture of property seized in relation to a crime. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 211

Other
Notification Date
2/22/2017
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 69
Senate Bill 69
Relating to: operating a motorboat towing a person on water skis.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 163

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2017
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 97
Senate Bill 97
Relating to: requiring the payment of health insurance premiums, and establishing a loan program, for survivors of a law enforcement officer, emergency medical technician, or fire fighter who dies in the line of duty and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/16/2017
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 119
Senate Bill 119
Relating to: growing and processing industrial hemp, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 100

None
Notification Date
10/6/2017
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.
Senate Bill 133
Senate Bill 133
Relating to: possession of or use of a credit card scanner, providing civil immunity for sellers or distributors of fuel for scanners installed on pumps, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 54

For
Notification Date
3/30/2017
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 175
Senate Bill 175
Relating to: procedures related to a sale of foreclosed property by a sheriff or referee.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/19/2017
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.
Senate Bill 190
Senate Bill 190
Relating to: increasing the minimum retirement age under the Wisconsin Retirement System and determining final average earnings for the purpose of calculating Wisconsin Retirement System annuities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/21/2017
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.
Senate Bill 202
Senate Bill 202
Relating to: the prohibition against adults knowingly permitting or failing to take action to prevent the illegal consumption of alcohol beverages by underage persons.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 126

For
Notification Date
5/15/2017
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 237
Senate Bill 237
Relating to: tracking the sale of pseudoephedrine products.

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.
Senate Bill 275
Senate Bill 275
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit the enforcement of federal or state law relating to illegal aliens or immigration status, authorizing certain elective officeholders to commence an enforcement action, provi...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/31/2017
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 279
Senate Bill 279
Relating to: body cameras on law enforcement officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/28/2017
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 280
Senate Bill 280
Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/18/2017
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 303
Senate Bill 303
Relating to: participation in a riot and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2017
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 304
Senate Bill 304
Relating to: blocking a thoroughfare as part of a riot and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2017
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 305
Senate Bill 305
Relating to: going armed with a firearm while participating in a riot and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2017
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 321
Senate Bill 321
Relating to: the authority of a conservation warden to enter private land and the admissibility of evidence.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/19/2017
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.
Senate Bill 339
Senate Bill 339
Relating to: Huber release for probationers confined in a county jail or county house of correction for a probation violation.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 199

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 361
Senate Bill 361
Relating to: hospice staff transferring the controlled substances of deceased persons to drug disposal programs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/26/2017
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 393
Senate Bill 393
Relating to: the treatment of a pregnant or postpartum person in prison and county jail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/11/2017
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.
Senate Bill 408
Senate Bill 408
Relating to: furnishing, purchasing, or possessing a firearm for a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm, mandatory minimum sentences for individuals who commit certain firearm violations, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 145

For
Notification Date
9/25/2017
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.
Senate Bill 458
Senate Bill 458
Relating to: displaying a single registration plate on certain vehicles.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/31/2017
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 541
Senate Bill 541
Relating to: administrative subpoenas for the investigation of human trafficking crimes and Internet crimes against children.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 173

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.
Senate Bill 549
Senate Bill 549
Relating to: dispatcher assisted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation and making an appropriation. (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
With the adoption of Amendment 1 and Amendment 2, WS&DSA will be neutral on this bill.
Senate Bill 577
Senate Bill 577
Relating to: classifying county jailers as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and the treatment of county jailers under the Municipal Employment Relations Act. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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 611
Senate Bill 611
Relating to: reporting requirements for crimes involving firearms, distribution of marijuana, and the theft of motor vehicles. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/12/2018
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.
Senate Bill 621
Senate Bill 621
Relating to: authorizing counties to conduct foreclosure sales using an Internet-based auction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/12/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 622
Senate Bill 622
Relating to: eligible bidders at foreclosure sales, eligible purchasers of foreclosed property, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/12/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 681
Senate Bill 681
Relating to: allowed detention facilities for emergency detention and involuntary commitment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2018
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.
Senate Bill 701
Senate Bill 701
Relating to: the operation and regulation of unmanned aircraft and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
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 768
Senate Bill 768
Relating to: creating a law enforcement agency drug trafficking response grant program; positions to assist in prosecuting drug-related offenses; evidence-based programs for substance abuse prevention services for at-risk youth; victim impact panels; fundi...

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 777
Senate Bill 777
Relating to: increasing the authority of a county executive from a populous county and other counties and reducing the authority of a county board, budgeting procedures for populous counties, certain other counties, and cities, villages, and towns, and the...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/14/2018
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
With the adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1, WS&DSA will be neutral on SB 777.
Senate Bill 802
Senate Bill 802
Relating to: sexual contact with an animal and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2018
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 Joint Resolution 53
Senate Joint Resolution 53
Relating to: the rights of crime victims (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/14/2017
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.
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

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
We have no concerns with the intent of AB 2, but request recent school blueprints be submitted to local law enforcement as well as DOJ.
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

Corrections: Adult Corrections
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Adult Corrections

Notification Date
4/13/2017
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.

District Attorneys
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
District Attorneys

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.

Justice
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Justice

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.

Military Affairs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Military Affairs

Notification Date
5/8/2017
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.

Transportation: Motor Vehicles
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicles

Notification Date
4/13/2017
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

Oral fluids testing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Oral fluids testing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/12/2018
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.

employee grievance procedures and hiring practices
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
employee grievance procedures and hiring practices

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/12/2018
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.

Emergency Detention
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Emergency Detention

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/12/2018
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.

Sheriff Sales (LRB 4087 and LRB 4088)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sheriff Sales (LRB 4087 and LRB 4088)

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/6/2017
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.

rights of and protections for teachers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
rights of and protections for teachers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/11/2017
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.

dispatcher assisted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
dispatcher assisted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/18/2017
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.

LRB-3571 - relating to: worker's compensation claims by certain public safety employees for post-traumatic stress disorder
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3571 - relating to: worker's compensation claims by certain public safety employees for post-traumatic stress disorder

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/27/2017
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.

Body cameras on law enforcement officers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Body cameras on law enforcement officers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/26/2017
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.

LRB-2463 - Crime Victim Rights
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-2463 - Crime Victim Rights

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/26/2017
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.

WISCOM
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WISCOM

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/26/2017
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.

Prohibiting the enactment of local ordinances restricting the residency of sex offenders.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prohibiting the enactment of local ordinances restricting the residency of sex offenders.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/13/2017
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.

Funding for Next Generation 911, including the creation of a statewide ESInet.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for Next Generation 911, including the creation of a statewide ESInet.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/13/2017
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 safety, the prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, criminal and civil process, and other matters relating to law enforcement.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
public safety, the prevention of crime, apprehension of criminals, criminal and civil process, and other matters relating to law enforcement.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/11/2017
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.

classifying county jailers, detention officers, and correctional officers as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
classifying county jailers, detention officers, and correctional officers as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/6/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$13,066.89
2017
July - December
$12,180.86
2018
January - June
$12,151.26
2018
July - December
$12,156.76
Total $49,555.77
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
77.75
2017
July - December
63.20
2018
January - June
30.50
2018
July - December
6.00
Total 177.45
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
179.75
2017
July - December
158.50
2018
January - June
115.25
2018
July - December
90.25
Total 543.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: recommendation to revoke parole, probation, and extended supervision if a person is charged with a crime.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
6 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: requiring the payment of health insurance premiums, and establishing a loan program, for survivors of a law enforcement officer, emergency medical technician, or fire fighter who dies in the line of duty and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
6 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: recommendation to revoke parole, probation, and extended supervision if a person is charged with a crime.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
6 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: requiring the payment of health insurance premiums, and establishing a loan program, for survivors of a law enforcement officer, emergency medical technician, or fire fighter who dies in the line of duty and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
6 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: forfeiture of property seized in relation to a crime. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: forfeiture of property seized in relation to a crime. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
30 %
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 18 %
Relating to: dispatcher assisted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: classifying county jailers as protective occupation participants under the Wisconsin Retirement System and the treatment of county jailers under the Municipal Employment Relations Act. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
32 %
2018
July - December
25 %
Total 13 %
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit the enforcement of federal or state law relating to illegal aliens or immigration status, authorizing certain elective officeholders to commence an enforcement action, providing a reduction in shared revenue payments, and creating governmental liability for damages caused by illegal aliens. (FE)
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 3 %
Relating to: body cameras on law enforcement officers. (FE)
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
25 %
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
6 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 7 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
20 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 10 %
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 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
10 %
Total 1 %

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
5 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
25 %
Total 19 %

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
5 %
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 7 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures