Wisconsin State Fire Chiefs Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Training, Public Safety, Administration, Hazardous Materials and Emergency Medical Services

Lobbying Interests:
Training administration public protection, emergency medical services (EMS), regional hazards materials and code development.

CEO Name:
Rob Ugaste
Legislative Liaison

Contact
DMB
David M Bloom
5387 Mariner's Cove Dr #314
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 444-3324
(608) 210-7235
bloomd@town.madison.wi.us
http://www.wsfca.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
David M Bloom Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 59
Assembly Bill 59
Relating to: terminology change and corrections for emergency medical technicians and first responders.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 12

For
Notification Date
3/10/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
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
5/12/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 187
Assembly Bill 187
Relating to: certain buildings used for social events. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/30/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 311
Assembly Bill 311
Relating to: upgrading service levels for ambulances in rural areas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/30/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The WSFCA is neutral on AB 311 and will support if amended appropriately.
Assembly Bill 343
Assembly Bill 343
Relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for donations to the Fire Fighters Memorial Association. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/30/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 356
Assembly Bill 356
Relating to: licensure or certificate renewal for certain emergency medical services personnel and ambulance service providers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 350

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 443
Assembly Bill 443
Relating to: special registration plate fees for fire fighter, rescue squad member, and emergency medical technician and first responder special registration plates. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/4/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 463
Assembly Bill 463
Relating to: certain uses of interactive electronic devices while driving and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/21/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 575
Assembly Bill 575
Relating to: regulating the operation of recreational vessels carrying persons under the age of ten and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/21/2017
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 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
11/21/2017
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 654
Assembly Bill 654
Relating to: dispatcher assisted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 296

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.
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
8/29/2017
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 239
Senate Bill 239
Relating to: upgrading service levels for ambulances in rural areas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 97

Other
Notification Date
8/29/2017
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.
Comments
The WSFCA is neutral on SB 239 and will support if amended appropriately.
Senate Bill 360
Senate Bill 360
Relating to: special registration plate fees for fire fighter, rescue squad member, and emergency medical technician and first responder special registration plates. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 229

For
Notification Date
10/4/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 380
Senate Bill 380
Relating to: certain uses of interactive electronic devices while driving and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/21/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 549
Senate Bill 549
Relating to: dispatcher assisted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation and making an appropriation. (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.
Senate Bill 659
Senate Bill 659
Relating to: licensure or certificate renewal for certain emergency medical services personnel and ambulance service providers. (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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: General Agency Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: General Agency Provisions

Notification Date
3/10/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
Support the changes in the Service Award Program (SAP) included in the Governors Budget.

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

Notification Date
5/12/2017
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.

Comments
Interested in creating a Haz Mat "Capital Equipment Fund" to purchase high cost meters and monitors in WEM under DMA.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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

Subject
Electrical code

SS 053_15
Other
Notification Date
11/21/2017
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.

The Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and affecting small business
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
The Wisconsin Commercial Building Code and affecting small business

SS 043_15
Other
Notification Date
11/21/2017
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Discussing the definition of "supervisor" under the Municipal Employment Relations Act amending 111.70 (1) (o) 2 of the statutes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Discussing the definition of "supervisor" under the Municipal Employment Relations Act amending 111.70 (1) (o) 2 of the statutes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/30/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Discussing emergency services mutual aid across the border (interstate) with our neighboring states.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Discussing emergency services mutual aid across the border (interstate) with our neighboring states.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/18/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Interested in proposed Fire District subject as a legislative bill.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Interested in proposed Fire District subject as a legislative bill.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/18/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$17,491.50
2017
July - December
$17,491.50
2018
January - June
$17,491.50
2018
July - December
$17,491.50
Total $69,966.00
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
8.50
2017
July - December
11.00
2018
January - June
9.50
2018
July - December
0.00
Total 29.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
35.00
2017
July - December
51.00
2018
January - June
55.25
2018
July - December
25.50
Total 166.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: terminology change and corrections for emergency medical technicians and first responders.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: certain buildings used for social events. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 10 %
Relating to: community paramedics, community emergency medical technicians, community emergency medical services providers, and services provided by emergency medical technicians. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
20 %
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 14 %
Relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for donations to the Fire Fighters Memorial Association. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: special registration plate fees for fire fighter, rescue squad member, and emergency medical technician and first responder special registration plates. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: certain uses of interactive electronic devices while driving and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: regulating the operation of recreational vessels carrying persons under the age of ten and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: funding for first responder and emergency medical technician training and certification and making an appropriation.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: certain uses of interactive electronic devices while driving and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: licensure or certificate renewal for certain emergency medical services personnel and ambulance service providers. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: licensure or certificate renewal for certain emergency medical services personnel and ambulance service providers. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
3 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: upgrading service levels for ambulances in rural areas. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %
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 preference points awarded by first class cities, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: upgrading service levels for ambulances in rural areas. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
3 %
Total 3 %
Relating to: special registration plate fees for fire fighter, rescue squad member, and emergency medical technician and first responder special registration plates. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: dispatcher assisted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
2 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: dispatcher assisted bystander cardiopulmonary resuscitation and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 10 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
25 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 10 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
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
5 %
Total 2 %

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
5 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
2 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
30 %
Total 11 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures