League of Wisconsin Municipalities

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The League of Wisconsin Municipalities is a not-for-profit association of cities and villages. Its membership consists of 397 villages and 189 cities.

Lobbying Interests:
The League focuses its lobbying efforts on issues affecting municipal powers, funding, and organization, including annexation, land use, taxation, election laws, police powers, rights-of-way, employment law, public finance, public utilities, fire protection, building regulation, parks, liquor licensing and libraries.

Title:
Assistant Director

Contact
CAW
Curtis A. Witynski
131 West Wilson, Suite 505
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 267-3294
(608) 267-0645
witynski@lwm-info.org
http://www.lwm-info.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Curtis Witynski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/10/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Gerard Deschane Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/9/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert Welch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/9/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Paul G Kent Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/13/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
August 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: authorizing the creation of an electronics and information technology manufacturing zone, making changes to the enterprise zone tax credit program, authorizing limited use of the design-build construction process, granting contingent highway b...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 58

Other
Notification Date
8/10/2017
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 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: changing the 12 percent rule regarding the total value of taxable property included in the creation of, or amendment to, a tax incremental financing district in the village of Oostburg. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 24
Assembly Bill 24
Relating to: project labor agreements and public contracts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 27
Assembly Bill 27
Relating to: multiple jurisdiction health departments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 62
Assembly Bill 62
Relating to: creditable military service under the Wisconsin Retirement System. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/31/2017
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.
Comments
I mistakenly indicated support for this bill during the session. The League actually did not lobby on this bill.
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
2/17/2017
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 78
Assembly Bill 78
Relating to: lead service line replacements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2017
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 81
Assembly Bill 81
Relating to: technical changes to the tax incremental financing statutes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/27/2017
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 85
Assembly Bill 85
Relating to: allowing a local public official to serve as an election official.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 326

For
Notification Date
2/27/2017
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 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

Other
Notification Date
3/6/2017
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 League has no position on this bill. We mistakenly registered a position earlier in the session.
Assembly Bill 120
Assembly Bill 120
Relating to: information required to be included in class 2 and class 3 legal notices.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 353

For
Notification Date
3/6/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 130
Assembly Bill 130
Relating to: authorizing a political subdivision to restrict the placement of certain mobile cell towers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2017
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 151
Assembly Bill 151
Relating to: community paramedics, community emergency medical technicians, community emergency medical services providers, and services provided by emergency medical technicians. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 66

For
Notification Date
3/31/2017
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 161
Assembly Bill 161
Relating to: authorizing a political subdivision to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2017
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 168
Assembly Bill 168
Relating to: changing the requirement that certain city and village officials must execute and file an official bond. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2017
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 169
Assembly Bill 169
Relating to: the municipal treasurer's bond for tax distribution. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/31/2017
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 179
Assembly Bill 179
Relating to: remediation of contaminated land; air pollution control requirements for certain manufacturing facilities constructed on formerly contaminated land; reassigning tax deeds on tax delinquent brownfield properties; creating a new method for the c...

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 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

Against
Notification Date
6/7/2017
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 211
Assembly Bill 211
Relating to: a property owner's right to refuse entry into his or her home for assessment purposes and conditions for appearing before the board of review.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 219
Assembly Bill 219
Relating to: sales by the state or a political subdivision to employees. (FE)

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.
Assembly Bill 229
Assembly Bill 229
Relating to: investment of surplus money by local units of government. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 78

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 237
Assembly Bill 237
Relating to: grants to municipalities to connect homeless individuals with permanent employment and making an appropriation. (FE)

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.
Assembly Bill 246
Assembly Bill 246
Relating to: drainage districts and regulating the removal of material from certain drainage ditches. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
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

Other
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.
Comments
The League of Wisconsin Municipalities has concerns about mandating that more information be placed on the property tax bill. The bill is already overladen with state mandated items that must be included on it.
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
5/16/2017
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 277
Assembly Bill 277
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 291
Assembly Bill 291
Relating to: project costs for tax incremental districts incurred for territory located within an adjacent city, village, or town. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 295
Assembly Bill 295
Relating to: funding for the Department of Transportation and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 307
Assembly Bill 307
Relating to: competitive bidding thresholds and requiring school districts to utilize competitive bidding. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 309
Assembly Bill 309
Relating to: creation of a Joint Committee on State Mandates and required funding of state mandates. (FE)

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 310
Assembly Bill 310
Relating to: funding for first responder and emergency medical technician training and certification and making an appropriation.

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 311
Assembly Bill 311
Relating to: upgrading service levels for ambulances in rural areas. (FE)

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 324
Assembly Bill 324
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
4/5/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 348
Assembly Bill 348
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/7/2017
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 351
Assembly Bill 351
Relating to: body cameras on law enforcement officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Bill 361
Assembly Bill 361
Relating to: requiring a local referendum to impose a wheel tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/7/2017
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 367
Assembly Bill 367
Relating to: creating a mechanism to determine the income tax increment generated by certain tax incremental financing districts in the city of Milwaukee and authorizing the city to spend a portion of that money on neighborhood economic revitalization. (FE...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/21/2017
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 368
Assembly Bill 368
Relating to: exceptions from local levy limits for public safety purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/7/2017
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 386
Assembly Bill 386
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/19/2017
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 387
Assembly Bill 387
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/19/2017
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 388
Assembly Bill 388
Relating to: the discharge of dredged or fill material into artificial wetlands and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/19/2017
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 393
Assembly Bill 393
Relating to: creative economy development initiative grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 415
Assembly Bill 415
Relating to: authorizing the creation of a Chippewa Valley regional transit authority and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 420
Assembly Bill 420
Relating to: public annual reports of business improvement districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 189

For
Notification Date
10/2/2017
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 421
Assembly Bill 421
Relating to: authorizing limited residency requirements for a city operating under the city manager plan. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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 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

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 442
Assembly Bill 442
Relating to: all-terrain vehicle route signage. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 193

For
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.
Comments
We had concerns the bill would increase municipal costs to comply with signage requirements, but the amendment addresses our concerns.
Assembly Bill 456
Assembly Bill 456
Relating to: alternative highway project delivery methods; prevailing wage for public works projects; municipal approval of highway roundabouts; local referendum imposing a wheel tax; funding for and audit of the Department of Transportation; granting rule...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/10/2017
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
We strongly support the alternatives to competitive bidding, such as design build, authorized by the bill. We strongly oppose the nee requirement in the bill that communities go to a referendum before enacting a local vehicle registration fee.
Assembly Bill 479
Assembly Bill 479
Relating to: limiting the authority of local governments to regulate development on substandard lots and require the merging of lots; requiring a political subdivision to issue a conditional use permit under certain circumstances; standards for granting ce...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 67

Other
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.
Comments
The amendment addresses our concerns.
Assembly Bill 480
Assembly Bill 480
Relating to: review by the Department of Safety and Professional Services of the state electrical wiring code applicable to one-family and two-family dwellings; the legal description required for recording an easement for the construction, operation, or ma...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 68

Other
Notification Date
10/16/2017
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 485
Assembly Bill 485
Relating to: municipal ordinances authorizing all-terrain vehicle and utility terrain vehicle operation on highways within the municipality.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/2/2017
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 494
Assembly Bill 494
Relating to: allowing local public officials to receive anything of value that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation or the Department of Tourism is authorized to provide.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 112

For
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.
Assembly Bill 495
Assembly Bill 495
Relating to: providing evidence in defense of a claim for excessive assessment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/15/2017
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 503
Assembly Bill 503
Relating to: modifications to a local governmental unit's employee grievance procedure. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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.
Assembly Bill 532
Assembly Bill 532
Relating to: one-call system enforcement and other requirements, Public Service Commission authority regarding state energy policy, settlements between parties in Public Service Commission dockets, various public utility regulatory requirements, the regula...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 136

Other
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.
Comments
Our concerns about the bill are addressed by Senate Amendment 2.
Assembly Bill 539
Assembly Bill 539
Relating to: plans for supervised release of sexually violent persons, representation of sexually violent persons by the state public defender, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 184

For
Notification Date
10/22/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 547
Assembly Bill 547
Relating to: permitting and mitigation requirements for nonfederal and artificial wetlands and state assumption of the federal regulatory program governing the discharge of dredged or fill material into navigable waters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 183

For
Notification Date
12/13/2017
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 572
Assembly Bill 572
Relating to: the collection and maintenance of certain public library data by the Division for Libraries and Technology, authorizing small, rural libraries to apply for information technology block grants and educational technology training grants, and mak...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 142

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 594
Assembly Bill 594
Relating to: outdoor advertising signs that do not conform to local ordinances and that are affected by certain transportation-related projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 606
Assembly Bill 606
Relating to: changes affecting a first class city board of fire and police commissioners, chiefs, officers, and fire fighters, police and fire departments and boards of police and fire commissioners in other cities, villages, and certain towns, veterans pr...

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 636
Assembly Bill 636
Relating to: removal of certain county officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 150

For
Notification Date
11/29/2017
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 637
Assembly Bill 637
Relating to: using an electronic voting machine to cast a vote with an in-person absentee ballot. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
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
11/29/2017
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 659
Assembly Bill 659
Relating to: increasing a political subdivision's levy limit upon the subtraction of territory from a tax incremental financing district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 223

For
Notification Date
11/29/2017
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
1/10/2018
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 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
12/13/2017
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 697
Assembly Bill 697
Relating to: limitation on animal-drawn vehicles and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 713
Assembly Bill 713
Relating to: conforming a floodplain zoning ordinance to a federal letter of map amendment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Assembly Bill 716
Assembly Bill 716
Relating to: municipal welcome signs in the highway right-of-way.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 232

For
Notification Date
12/13/2017
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 748
Assembly Bill 748
Relating to: preventing the state or local governments from requiring any person to accept certain collective bargaining provisions or waive its rights under the National Labor Relations Act or state labor law; prohibiting local regulation of employee hour...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 327

Against
Notification Date
1/8/2018
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 770
Assembly Bill 770
Relating to: workforce housing development tax incremental districts; local fees and charges; local levy limits; subdivision approval conditions; plat approval conditions; expiration of certain project approvals; division of land by certified survey map; e...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 243

Against
Notification Date
1/15/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 771
Assembly Bill 771
Relating to: the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental properties and historic properties and of municipalities to inspect dwellings, public utility service to rental dwelling units, landlord and tenant regulations, fees imposed by a polit...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 317

Other
Notification Date
1/15/2018
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.
Comments
Our original concerns about the bill are addressed by the substitute amendment.
Assembly Bill 772
Assembly Bill 772
Relating to: exempting from the state family and medical leave law an employer that is covered under the federal family and medical leave law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2018
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 793
Assembly Bill 793
Relating to: the limit on tax credits that may be certified under the historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2018
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 815
Assembly Bill 815
Relating to: allowed detention facilities for emergency detention and involuntary commitment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2018
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 821
Assembly Bill 821
Relating to: public contracting requirements and donated improvements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 167

For
Notification Date
1/18/2018
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 822
Assembly Bill 822
Relating to: confidentiality of financial institution information maintained by the Department of Financial Institutions; periodic examinations of financial institutions; savings bank loan limitations; interest on residential mortgage loan escrow accounts;...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 340

For
Notification Date
1/18/2018
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 836
Assembly Bill 836
Relating to: population standard for populous counties.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 207

For
Notification Date
1/18/2018
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
1/22/2018
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 882
Assembly Bill 882
Relating to: the immobilization or removal, impoundment, and disposal of motor vehicles for multiple nonmoving traffic violations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 286

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.
Assembly Bill 918
Assembly Bill 918
Relating to: regulation of taxicab companies and taxicab dispatch services, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE...

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
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

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2018
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 964
Assembly Bill 964
Relating to: providing funding, creating an individual income tax credit, and providing a levy limit exception for lead service line replacement and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 967
Assembly Bill 967
Relating to: condemnation power for bicycle lanes and pedestrian ways. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 978
Assembly Bill 978
Relating to: local regulation of historic properties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/5/2018
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 1
Senate Bill 1
Relating to: changing the 12 percent rule regarding the total value of taxable property included in the creation of, or amendment to, a tax incremental financing district in the village of Oostburg. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 1

For
Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 3
Senate Bill 3
Relating to: project labor agreements and public contracts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 3

Against
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.
Senate Bill 12
Senate Bill 12
Relating to: multiple jurisdiction health departments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 6

For
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.
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
2/17/2017
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 48
Senate Bill 48
Relating to: lead service line replacements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 137

For
Notification Date
2/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 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
2/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 51
Senate Bill 51
Relating to: technical changes to the tax incremental financing statutes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 15

Other
Notification Date
2/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 66
Senate Bill 66
Relating to: allowing a local public official to serve as an election official.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 94
Senate Bill 94
Relating to: notification of special meetings of the common council of a city. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 50

For
Notification Date
3/31/2017
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 111
Senate Bill 111
Relating to: requiring a local governmental unit to create a civil service system with a just cause standard of discipline for its employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/31/2017
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 122
Senate Bill 122
Relating to: changing the requirement that certain city and village officials must execute and file an official bond. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 51

For
Notification Date
3/31/2017
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 123
Senate Bill 123
Relating to: the municipal treasurer's bond for tax distribution. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 52

Other
Notification Date
3/31/2017
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 158
Senate Bill 158
Relating to: a property owner's right to refuse entry into his or her home for assessment purposes and conditions for appearing before the board of review.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 160
Senate Bill 160
Relating to: sales by the state or a political subdivision to employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 65

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 170
Senate Bill 170
Relating to: investment of surplus money by local units of government. (FE)

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 177
Senate Bill 177
Relating to: drainage districts and regulating the removal of material from certain drainage ditches. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 115

For
Notification Date
5/9/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 183
Senate Bill 183
Relating to: including with the property tax bill information regarding state aid reductions to school districts.

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Comments
The League of Wisconsin Municipalities has concerns about mandating that more information be placed on the property tax bill. The bill is already overladen with state mandated items that must be included on it.
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
6/7/2017
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 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
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.
Senate Bill 217
Senate Bill 217
Relating to: funding for the Department of Transportation and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 218
Senate Bill 218
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Senate Bill 223
Senate Bill 223
Relating to: project costs for tax incremental districts incurred for territory located within an adjacent city, village, or town. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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

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 238
Senate Bill 238
Relating to: funding for first responder and emergency medical technician training and certification and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 96

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 239
Senate Bill 239
Relating to: upgrading service levels for ambulances in rural areas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 97

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 245
Senate Bill 245
Relating to: requiring a supermajority vote for bills overturning local government policies, ordinances, and regulations.

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 279
Senate Bill 279
Relating to: body cameras on law enforcement officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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 284
Senate Bill 284
Relating to: creative economy development initiative grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/7/2017
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 291
Senate Bill 291
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/7/2017
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 292
Senate Bill 292
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/7/2017
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 320
Senate Bill 320
Relating to: the discharge of dredged or fill material into artificial wetlands and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/2/2017
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.
Senate Bill 323
Senate Bill 323
Relating to: authorizing the creation of a Chippewa Valley regional transit authority and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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 336
Senate Bill 336
Relating to: public annual reports of business improvement districts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/2/2017
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.
Senate Bill 345
Senate Bill 345
Relating to: authorizing limited residency requirements for a city operating under the city manager plan. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/10/2017
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 374
Senate Bill 374
Relating to: alternative highway project delivery methods; prevailing wage for public works projects; municipal approval of highway roundabouts; local referendum imposing a wheel tax; funding for and audit of the Department of Transportation; granting rule...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/10/2017
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
We strongly support the alternatives to competitive bidding, such as design build, authorized by the bill. We strongly oppose the nee requirement in the bill that communities go to a referendum before enacting a local vehicle registration fee.
Senate Bill 387
Senate Bill 387
Relating to: limiting the authority of local governments to regulate development on substandard lots and require the merging of lots; requiring a political subdivision to issue a conditional use permit under certain circumstances; standards for granting ce...

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Senate Bill 388
Senate Bill 388
Relating to: review by the Department of Safety and Professional Services of the state electrical wiring code applicable to one-family and two-family dwellings; the legal description required for recording an easement for the construction, operation, or ma...

Bill Text and History

Other
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.
Senate Bill 392
Senate Bill 392
Relating to: municipal ordinances authorizing all-terrain vehicle and utility terrain vehicle operation on highways within the municipality.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 87

For
Notification Date
10/2/2017
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.
Senate Bill 405
Senate Bill 405
Relating to: providing evidence in defense of a claim for excessive assessment.

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 412
Senate Bill 412
Relating to: allowing local public officials to receive anything of value that the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation or the Department of Tourism is authorized to provide.

Bill Text and History

For
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 419
Senate Bill 419
Relating to: modifications to a local governmental unit's employee grievance procedure. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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 425
Senate Bill 425
Relating to: limiting the authority of the state and political subdivisions to regulate certain wireless facilities and authorizing political subdivisions to impose setback requirements for certain mobile service support structures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
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 446
Senate Bill 446
Relating to: plans for supervised release of sexually violent persons, representation of sexually violent persons by the state public defender, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2017
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 475
Senate Bill 475
Relating to: one-call system enforcement and other requirements, Public Service Commission authority regarding state energy policy, settlements between parties in Public Service Commission dockets, various public utility regulatory requirements, the regula...

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.
Comments
We share the concerns about this bill voiced by water utility groups relating to the bill's limitations on using utility revenue to pay for advertising and public information campaigns or even painting the city's logo on the water tower.
Senate Bill 490
Senate Bill 490
Relating to: exempting from the state family and medical leave law an employer that is covered under the federal family and medical leave law. (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.
Senate Bill 491
Senate Bill 491
Relating to: the collection and maintenance of certain public library data by the Division for Libraries and Technology, authorizing small, rural libraries to apply for information technology block grants and educational technology training grants, and mak...

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.
Senate Bill 496
Senate Bill 496
Relating to: outdoor advertising signs that do not conform to local ordinances and that are affected by certain transportation-related projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 512
Senate Bill 512
Relating to: changes affecting a first class city board of fire and police commissioners, chiefs, officers, and fire fighters, police and fire departments and boards of police and fire commissioners in other cities, villages, and certain towns, veterans pr...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/13/2017
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.
Senate Bill 524
Senate Bill 524
Relating to: using an electronic voting machine to cast a vote with an in-person absentee ballot. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/13/2017
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.
Senate Bill 534
Senate Bill 534
Relating to: building and plumbing plan review and variances by cities, villages, towns, and counties for public buildings and places of employment and affecting related rules of the Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/13/2017
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.
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
11/29/2017
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 564
Senate Bill 564
Relating to: worker's compensation claims by certain public safety employees for post-traumatic stress disorder. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/29/2017
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 579
Senate Bill 579
Relating to: increasing a political subdivision's levy limit upon the subtraction of territory from a tax incremental financing district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/29/2017
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 582
Senate Bill 582
Relating to: removal of certain county officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/29/2017
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 585
Senate Bill 585
Relating to: limitation on animal-drawn vehicles and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/29/2017
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 600
Senate Bill 600
Relating to: permitting and mitigation requirements for nonfederal and artificial wetlands and state assumption of the federal regulatory program governing the discharge of dredged or fill material into navigable waters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/13/2017
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.
Senate Bill 601
Senate Bill 601
Relating to: conforming a floodplain zoning ordinance to a federal letter of map amendment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 242

Other
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 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
1/10/2018
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 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
12/13/2017
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.
Senate Bill 634
Senate Bill 634
Relating to: preventing the state or local governments from requiring any person to accept certain collective bargaining provisions or waive its rights under the National Labor Relations Act or state labor law; prohibiting local regulation of employee hour...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/13/2017
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.
Senate Bill 639
Senate Bill 639
Relating to: the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental properties and historic properties and of municipalities to inspect dwellings, public utility service to rental dwelling units, landlord and tenant regulations, fees imposed by a polit...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/13/2017
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
The Substitute Amendment addresses most of our concerns.
Senate Bill 640
Senate Bill 640
Relating to: workforce housing development tax incremental districts; local fees and charges; local levy limits; subdivision approval conditions; plat approval conditions; expiration of certain project approvals; division of land by certified survey map; e...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/13/2017
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.
Senate Bill 665
Senate Bill 665
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, modifying administrative rules related to worker's compensation, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-ma...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2018
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 668
Senate Bill 668
Relating to: the limit on tax credits that may be certified under the historic rehabilitation tax credit. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 280

For
Notification Date
1/8/2018
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 681
Senate Bill 681
Relating to: allowed detention facilities for emergency detention and involuntary commitment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2018
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 686
Senate Bill 686
Relating to: confidentiality of financial institution information maintained by the Department of Financial Institutions; periodic examinations of financial institutions; savings bank loan limitations; interest on residential mortgage loan escrow accounts;...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/18/2018
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 708
Senate Bill 708
Relating to: public contracting requirements and donated improvements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2018
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 709
Senate Bill 709
Relating to: population standard for populous counties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2018
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 712
Senate Bill 712
Relating to: the immobilization or removal, impoundment, and disposal of motor vehicles for multiple nonmoving traffic violations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2018
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
1/22/2018
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 759
Senate Bill 759
Relating to: regulation of taxicab companies and taxicab dispatch services, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE...

Bill Text and History

Against
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 Bill 765
Senate Bill 765
Relating to: municipal welcome signs in the highway right-of-way.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/6/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
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

Against
Notification Date
2/9/2018
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.
Senate Bill 785
Senate Bill 785
Relating to: providing funding, creating an individual income tax credit, and providing a levy limit exception for lead service line replacement and making an appropriation. (FE)

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 Bill 794
Senate Bill 794
Relating to: condemnation power for bicycle lanes and pedestrian ways. (FE)

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 Bill 800
Senate Bill 800
Relating to: local regulation of historic properties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Environmental Improvement Fund
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Fund

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.

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.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.

Comments
Recycling Grant Program Funding

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Direct Aid Payments

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Taxation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Taxation

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.

Comments
Levy Limits

Transportation: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.

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

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.

Comments
Oppose Cap on Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Sales and use tax provisions
Agency Name
Department of Revenue (Tax)

Subject
Sales and use tax provisions

SS 102_18
Other
Notification Date
9/12/2018
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Moving the 2020 presidential primary to a separate stand alone date between the February primary and the April general spring elections.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Moving the 2020 presidential primary to a separate stand alone date between the February primary and the April general spring elections.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/19/2018
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.

Proposal under consideration by Legislative Council Study Committee on the Investment and Use of the School Trust Funds that would prohibit municipalities from using BCPL loans for TIF cash grants as incentives for economic development.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposal under consideration by Legislative Council Study Committee on the Investment and Use of the School Trust Funds that would prohibit municipalities from using BCPL loans for TIF cash grants as incentives for economic development.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
11/19/2018
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.

Limiting ability of municipalities to charge for public safety services in conjunction with traffic accidents.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Limiting ability of municipalities to charge for public safety services in conjunction with traffic accidents.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/12/2018
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.

Creating an incentive for communities to allow narrower streets than usual in new subdivisions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creating an incentive for communities to allow narrower streets than usual in new subdivisions.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/12/2018
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.

Draft legislation rewriting sec. 17.24(2) relating to filling vacancies in city offices.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Draft legislation rewriting sec. 17.24(2) relating to filling vacancies in city offices.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/12/2018
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.

Clarifying DOR's plan for distributing personal property aid payments to local governments.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying DOR's plan for distributing personal property aid payments to local governments.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/12/2018
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/12/2018
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.

Activities of the Legislative Council Study Committee on Alcohol Beverages Enforcement.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Activities of the Legislative Council Study Committee on Alcohol Beverages Enforcement.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/12/2018
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/12/2018
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.

Restoring to municipalities the ability to use condemnation powers to extend bike lanes and sidewalks.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoring to municipalities the ability to use condemnation powers to extend bike lanes and sidewalks.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/23/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

LRB 2582 -- limiting municipal authority to regulate landlords and inspect apartments. Limiting ability of local governments to charge fees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2582 -- limiting municipal authority to regulate landlords and inspect apartments. Limiting ability of local governments to charge fees.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

LRB 3663, making various changes to laws governing development such as impact fees. The bill also limits municipal powers to regulate development.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3663, making various changes to laws governing development such as impact fees. The bill also limits municipal powers to regulate development.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

LRB-4780/1, increasing the limit on tax credits that may be certified under the historic rehabilitation tax credit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-4780/1, increasing the limit on tax credits that may be certified under the historic rehabilitation tax credit

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Clarifying access and title to filled lakeshore and river front property to better enable redevelopment of urban shorelands.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying access and title to filled lakeshore and river front property to better enable redevelopment of urban shorelands.

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.

Limits on local government authority to regulate the location and operations of non-metallic mines (gravel pits).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Limits on local government authority to regulate the location and operations of non-metallic mines (gravel pits).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/12/2017
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.

Clarifying that the fair dealership law doesn't apply to governmental entities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying that the fair dealership law doesn't apply to governmental entities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/10/2017
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.

Clarifying that courts may consider expert testimony (appraisals) offered by the municipality in cases involving challenges to a property's assessed value even when appraisals exceed assessed value.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying that courts may consider expert testimony (appraisals) offered by the municipality in cases involving challenges to a property's assessed value even when appraisals exceed assessed value.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/10/2017
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.

Requiring courts to accept as evidence in assessment challenges appraisals submitted by the municipality's experts that exceed the city's assessed value of the property.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring courts to accept as evidence in assessment challenges appraisals submitted by the municipality's experts that exceed the city's assessed value of the property.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Municipal authority to regulate small cell facilities in the right of way.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Municipal authority to regulate small cell facilities in the right of way.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Takings standards, standards for issuing a variance, and standards for issue a conditional use permit.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Takings standards, standards for issuing a variance, and standards for issue a conditional use permit.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Clarifying that in cases in which property owners are challenging the assessed value of their property any appraisals submitted by experts hired by the city that exceed the assessed value as determined by the assessor may be considered by the court.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying that in cases in which property owners are challenging the assessed value of their property any appraisals submitted by experts hired by the city that exceed the assessed value as determined by the assessor may be considered by the court.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

LRB 2626, relating to impact fees and workforce housing TIF authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2626, relating to impact fees and workforce housing TIF authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

LRB 2630, relating to changes to local zoning and land use regulatory authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2630, relating to changes to local zoning and land use regulatory authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

LRB 2285, allowing persons who refuse an assessor's request to view the interior of their property to nevertheless appeal the assessment.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2285, allowing persons who refuse an assessor's request to view the interior of their property to nevertheless appeal the assessment.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/31/2017
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.

Applying wis. stats. sec. 84.01(30) to cities and villages and allowing municipalities to enter into build-operate-lease or transfer agreements with private entities for the construction of transportation, utility, and building projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Applying wis. stats. sec. 84.01(30) to cities and villages and allowing municipalities to enter into build-operate-lease or transfer agreements with private entities for the construction of transportation, utility, and building projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/27/2017
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.

Requiring municipal judges to be attorneys.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring municipal judges to be attorneys.

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.

Explicitly prohibit "balloon on a string" annexations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Explicitly prohibit "balloon on a string" annexations.

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.

Modify the levy limit law by making the limit based on new construction rather than net new construction.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Modify the levy limit law by making the limit based on new construction rather than net new construction.

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.

Clarifying the method of assessing commercial properties for property tax purposes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying the method of assessing commercial properties for property tax purposes.

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.

Adequately funding the Payment for Municipal Services program to ensure it reimburses 100% of municipal costs of serving state facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Adequately funding the Payment for Municipal Services program to ensure it reimburses 100% of municipal costs of serving state facilities.

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.

Establishing a CPI floor for the Expenditure Restraint Program spending limits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Establishing a CPI floor for the Expenditure Restraint Program spending limits.

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.

Room tax law changes, including redefining "tourism promotion and tourism development."
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Room tax law changes, including redefining "tourism promotion and tourism development."

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.

Restoring municipal authority to regulate the location of cell towers within residential districts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoring municipal authority to regulate the location of cell towers within residential districts.

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.

Allow a municipality to post meeting minutes on its web site and in one public place in lieu of paying for publication in the official newspaper.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allow a municipality to post meeting minutes on its web site and in one public place in lieu of paying for publication in the official newspaper.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Funding levels of state aid programs that go to municipalities, including general transportation aids, shared revenue, payment for municipal services, and expenditure restraint programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding levels of state aid programs that go to municipalities, including general transportation aids, shared revenue, payment for municipal services, and expenditure restraint programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Exempt from definition of fire protection fee for levy limit purposes, any fire protection or fire hydrant rental fees attached to water utility bills.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Exempt from definition of fire protection fee for levy limit purposes, any fire protection or fire hydrant rental fees attached to water utility bills.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Allowing a community to increase its allowable levy by 50% of value increment growth in territory subtracted from a TID.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing a community to increase its allowable levy by 50% of value increment growth in territory subtracted from a TID.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Making various improvements to TIF law, including passing 4 of the 8 bills recommended by the 2014 TIF Study Committee that failed to pass during the 2015-2016 session, such as increasing maximum equalized value in TIDS from 12% to 15%.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Making various improvements to TIF law, including passing 4 of the 8 bills recommended by the 2014 TIF Study Committee that failed to pass during the 2015-2016 session, such as increasing maximum equalized value in TIDS from 12% to 15%.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Clarifying that municipalities may focus their program of regular rental inspections in neighborhoods with more code violations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clarifying that municipalities may focus their program of regular rental inspections in neighborhoods with more code violations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Making the requirement that certain city and village officers obtain and file bonds optional at the discretion of the governing body.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Making the requirement that certain city and village officers obtain and file bonds optional at the discretion of the governing body.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Requiring assessors, when using comparable sales to determine the value of commercial properties like big box chains, to use comparables properties within the same market segment as the property being assessed.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring assessors, when using comparable sales to determine the value of commercial properties like big box chains, to use comparables properties within the same market segment as the property being assessed.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Reversing Walgreens v. City of Madison (2008), a decision relating to assessing the value of retail pharmacies that rent their buildings.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Reversing Walgreens v. City of Madison (2008), a decision relating to assessing the value of retail pharmacies that rent their buildings.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Allowing municipal water utilities to use rate payer revenue to establish a financial assistance program for helping property owners replace lead service laterals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipal water utilities to use rate payer revenue to establish a financial assistance program for helping property owners replace lead service laterals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Allowing municipal governing body members to participate in meetings by phone.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing municipal governing body members to participate in meetings by phone.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/10/2017
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.

Changing the process by which a mayor notifies governing body members of a special meeting.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changing the process by which a mayor notifies governing body members of a special meeting.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/10/2017
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.

Increasing from $25,000 to $100,000 the competitive bidding threshold for municipal construction projects.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing from $25,000 to $100,000 the competitive bidding threshold for municipal construction projects.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/10/2017
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.

DOR's new interpretation of expenditure restraint program budget test.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DOR's new interpretation of expenditure restraint program budget test.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/10/2017
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.

Allowing cities and villages with populations under 4,000 the same type of flexibility with regard to exceeding levy limits that small towns have under sec. 66.0602(5).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing cities and villages with populations under 4,000 the same type of flexibility with regard to exceeding levy limits that small towns have under sec. 66.0602(5).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/10/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$148,731.93
2017
July - December
$147,512.00
2018
January - June
$120,673.35
2018
July - December
$333,182.47
Total $750,099.75
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
183.80
2017
July - December
160.55
2018
January - June
69.15
2018
July - December
44.05
Total 457.55
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
892.60
2017
July - December
861.55
2018
January - June
872.30
2018
July - December
651.95
Total 3278.40

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: changing the requirement that certain city and village officials must execute and file an official bond. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (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
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (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
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: providing evidence in defense of a claim for excessive assessment.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: workforce housing development tax incremental districts; local fees and charges; local levy limits; subdivision approval conditions; plat approval conditions; expiration of certain project approvals; division of land by certified survey map; erosion control and storm water management; limiting certain local regulatory authority; relocation benefits in condemnation proceedings; and zoning ordinance amendments. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the authority of political subdivisions to regulate rental properties and historic properties and of municipalities to inspect dwellings, public utility service to rental dwelling units, landlord and tenant regulations, fees imposed by a political subdivision, certain levy limit reductions, certain procedural changes in eviction actions, information available on the consolidated court automated Internet site, discrimination in housing against individuals who keep certain animals, falsely claiming an animal to be a service animal, municipal administrative procedure, enforcement of the rental unit energy efficiency program, and providing penalties. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: limiting the authority of local governments to regulate development on substandard lots and require the merging of lots; requiring a political subdivision to issue a conditional use permit under certain circumstances; standards for granting certain zoning variances; local ordinances related to repair, rebuilding, and maintenance of certain nonconforming structures; shoreland zoning of, and the removal of material from the bed of, certain small, private ponds; inverse condemnation proceedings; and the right to display the flag of the United States. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
25 %
2018
January - June
25 %
2018
July - December
Total 13 %
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
25 %
2018
January - June
25 %
2018
July - December
Total 13 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 3 %

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
40 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 12 %
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 2 %
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
15 %
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
35 %
Total 7 %
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
35 %
Total 7 %

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
10 %
2017
July - December
7 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 7 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures