League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Non-partisan organization which advocates for informed and active participation in government and influences public policy through education and advocacy. We advocate for positions adopted by our membership following study and consensus.

Lobbying Interests:
Voting rights, election administration, campaign finance, redistricting, healthcare, education, government revenue, social policy, natural resources, and reproductive health.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
AK
Andrea Kaminski
612 W Main Street #200
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 256-0827
kaminski@lwvwi.org
http://www.lwvwi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrea Kaminski Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/27/2017 Withdrawn On N/A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

Against
Notification Date
8/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We oppose this bill based on our positions supporting responsible use of tax revenues and a physical environment beneficial to life. Our statement is attached.
Supporting Documentation
20170803_Oppose-Aug2017SpecialSessionAB1_Foxconn.pdf

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

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 29

For
Notification Date
3/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
January 2017 Special Session Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: mental health training program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 31

For
Notification Date
3/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2017 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: emergency administration of opioid antagonist to pupils and other persons.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 31
Assembly Bill 31
Relating to: a minimum limit on the amount of chubs that may be commercially harvested from the waters of Lake Michigan.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/8/2017
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 33
Assembly Bill 33
Relating to: requiring a municipal judge to be a licensed Wisconsin attorney.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2017
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 36
Assembly Bill 36
Relating to: allowing district attorneys, deputy district attorneys, and assistant district attorneys to engage in the private practice of law for certain civil purposes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We are concerned that if there is a conflict of interest with a DA or Assistant DA’s pro bono work, it would be difficult to remedy a grievance with a DA or Asst DA. This could affect the public perception of the role of the DA.
Assembly Bill 37
Assembly Bill 37
Relating to: increasing the rate paid to private attorneys for representing indigent clients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/8/2017
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 44
Assembly Bill 44
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/25/2017
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 48
Assembly Bill 48
Relating to: expanding the definition of hate crime victims to include law enforcement officers.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/12/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
20170412_Oppose AB 48 expanding def of hate crime.pdf

Assembly Bill 50
Assembly Bill 50
Relating to: groundwater management, approval of high capacity wells, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 57
Assembly Bill 57
Relating to: requiring child support compliance for FoodShare benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 65
Assembly Bill 65
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 70
Assembly Bill 70
Relating to: publication of proceedings of meetings held by certain governmental bodies.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 78
Assembly Bill 78
Relating to: lead service line replacements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/8/2017
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 83
Assembly Bill 83
Relating to: sale of and research on fetal body parts, final disposition of fetal body parts, cord blood banks, and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/26/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 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
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 87
Assembly Bill 87
Relating to: time limit on a restrictive custody sanction under the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 88
Assembly Bill 88
Relating to: crimes subject to a mandatory minimum sentence. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 90
Assembly Bill 90
Relating to: acts for which a juvenile may be placed in correctional placement or the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 93
Assembly Bill 93
Relating to: expungement of certain offenses committed before the age of 25 and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 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

Against
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 102
Assembly Bill 102
Relating to: creation of a committee to study the model used by the state of Missouri to provide rehabilitation for juveniles adjudicated delinquent who are in need of restrictive custodial treatment and to prepare a plan for the development and implementa...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 109
Assembly Bill 109
Relating to: modifying the requirements for certain towns to withdraw from county zoning. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/4/2017
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 112
Assembly Bill 112
Relating to: grants for treatment and diversion programs.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 351

For
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 115
Assembly Bill 115
Relating to: the authority of the departments of administration, children and families, workforce development, justice, and health services to allocate federal grant money for civil legal aid.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 116
Assembly Bill 116
Relating to: the creation of the Interagency Legal Aid Coordinating Council. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 117
Assembly Bill 117
Relating to: allowing district attorneys, deputy district attorneys, and assistant district attorneys to engage in the private practice of law for certain civil purposes.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 122
Assembly Bill 122
Relating to: forfeiture of property seized in relation to a crime. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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 127
Assembly Bill 127
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit immigration status inquiries and reports to, and cooperation with, other units of government about the presence of illegal aliens, authorizing a resident of this state to co...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/6/2017
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 135
Assembly Bill 135
Relating to: judicial disqualification based on campaign financial support.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/8/2017
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 137
Assembly Bill 137
Relating to: notice of certain campaign finance contributions made to a judge or justice.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/8/2017
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 157
Assembly Bill 157
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 165
Assembly Bill 165
Relating to: appointing delegates for a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 83

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
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
4/6/2017
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 206
Assembly Bill 206
Relating to: prohibiting performance of and funding or providing property for abortions and other services by certain employees and entities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/12/2017
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 208
Assembly Bill 208
Relating to: changing the individual income tax deduction eligibility requirements for certain adoption-related expenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/22/2017
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.
Comments
We are inclined to support this bill, subject to a better understanding of fiscal implications.
Assembly Bill 223
Assembly Bill 223
Relating to: offering employment in exchange for not seeking an elective state or local office and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 234
Assembly Bill 234
Relating to: creating an Interagency Council on Homelessness and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 74

For
Notification Date
6/6/2017
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 235
Assembly Bill 235
Relating to: housing grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/6/2017
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 236
Assembly Bill 236
Relating to: waiting lists for housing choice vouchers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 75

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 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
6/6/2017
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 239
Assembly Bill 239
Relating to: creating a refundable individual income tax credit to provide assistance to young adults and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 241
Assembly Bill 241
Relating to: mitigating the benefit drop-off in Wisconsin Shares. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 242
Assembly Bill 242
Relating to: substance abuse screening, testing, and treatment requirements for certain work experience programs, providing an exemption from emergency rule-making procedures, and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 247
Assembly Bill 247
Relating to: going armed with a firearm and electric weapons, licenses for carrying a concealed weapon, trespassing while armed with a firearm, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 249
Assembly Bill 249
Relating to: revenue limit adjustment for a school district for costs incurred to remediate lead contamination in drinking water and exceptions from local levy limits for lead pipe water service line replacement purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 268
Assembly Bill 268
Relating to: school board referendums to exceed revenue limit applicable to a school district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/14/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
Decisions as to if and when to go to public referendum should be made by local School Boards who best know the needs of the students and families. The referendum results reflect the will of the citizens of the districts.
Assembly Bill 269
Assembly Bill 269
Relating to: scheduling of school district referendums to exceed revenue limits.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/14/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
Decisions as to if and when to go to public referendum should be made by local School Boards who best know the needs of the students and families. The referendum results reflect the will of the citizens of the districts.
Assembly Bill 271
Assembly Bill 271
Relating to: placement of inmates in solitary confinement.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The League appreciates the spirit of this legislation and sees it as a step in the right direction. However, we oppose solitary confinement except for very extreme situations that are matters of safety for the inmate and others.
Assembly Bill 277
Assembly Bill 277
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/22/2017
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 284
Assembly Bill 284
Relating to: creating a program for reimbursing the higher education debt of small farm operators, creating an individual income tax deduction for certain amounts received from such a program, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and pr...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/25/2017
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 299
Assembly Bill 299
Relating to: free expression within the University of Wisconsin System, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/11/2017
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 League opposes AB299 based on our civil liberties position. http://www.lwvwi.org/WhereWeStand/GovernmentCitizensRightsvotingother.aspx
Assembly Bill 338
Assembly Bill 338
Relating to: sale of public lands owned by the Board of Commissioners of Public Lands to the state; county management of certain state lands; merit scholarships for certain University of Wisconsin System students; the obligation of moneys for land acquisit...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/6/2017
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 345
Assembly Bill 345
Relating to: work release for inmates in Department of Corrections contracted facilities.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 89

For
Notification Date
6/22/2017
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 346
Assembly Bill 346
Relating to: the Wisconsin Natural Resources Magazine and the publication of information about climate change by the Department of Natural Resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/24/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 347
Assembly Bill 347
Relating to: funding for science services positions in the department of natural resources. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/24/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 349
Assembly Bill 349
Relating to: prohibiting conversion therapy.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2017
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 355
Assembly Bill 355
Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 283

Against
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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 392
Assembly Bill 392
Relating to: maintaining access and reimbursements to certain family planning providers in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2017
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 409
Assembly Bill 409
Relating to: possession of not more than 10 grams of marijuana.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 411
Assembly Bill 411
Relating to: the authority of a conservation warden to enter private land and the admissibility of evidence.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 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
7/4/2017
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 417
Assembly Bill 417
Relating to: marriage between persons of the same sex and extending parentage rights to married couples of the same sex. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/5/2017
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 418
Assembly Bill 418
Relating to: discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, education, insurance coverage, jury duty, and the receipt of mental health or vocational rehabilitation services on the basis of a person's gender identity, gender expression, or se...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/25/2017
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 427
Assembly Bill 427
Relating to: comprehensive firearm education for high school pupils.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/25/2017
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.
Comments
DPI resources should not be required for this when funding for the fundamental responsibilities of public education is seriously inadequate.
Assembly Bill 428
Assembly Bill 428
Relating to: a requirement to report lost or stolen firearms and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/25/2017
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 431
Assembly Bill 431
Relating to: storage of a firearm in residence if child is present and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/25/2017
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 432
Assembly Bill 432
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aids.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/25/2017
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 435
Assembly Bill 435
Relating to: prostitution crime surcharge and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 451
Assembly Bill 451
Relating to: the Uniform Recognition and Enforcement of Canadian Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 181

For
Notification Date
2/27/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 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

Against
Notification Date
8/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 468
Assembly Bill 468
Relating to: a Type 1 juvenile correctional facility to be located in Milwaukee County. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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 474
Assembly Bill 474
Relating to: funding for chronic wasting disease management and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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.
Comments
Change source of funding from general revenue to Natural Heritage Conservation Fund.
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

Against
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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 481
Assembly Bill 481
Relating to: creating family treatment court and juvenile treatment court grant programs in the Department of Children and Families. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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 482
Assembly Bill 482
Relating to: marijuana possession, regulation of marijuana distribution and cultivation, medical marijuana, operating a motor vehicle while under the influence of marijuana, making appropriations, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and provid...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 499
Assembly Bill 499
Relating to: the regulation of nonferrous metallic mining, prospecting, exploration, and bulk sampling, repealing administrative rules relating to wetlands, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 134

Against
Notification Date
9/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 530
Assembly Bill 530
Relating to: nutritional food pilot program under FoodShare and providing an exemption from rule-making procedures. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/27/2017
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 537
Assembly Bill 537
Relating to: amounts obligated under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program for water infrastructure projects in state parks. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/27/2017
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 538
Assembly Bill 538
Relating to: transfer for emergency detention and warning of dangerousness.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 140

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 549
Assembly Bill 549
Relating to: use and final disposition of fetal body parts and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/26/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 555
Assembly Bill 555
Relating to: exempting motor vehicles that are at least 10 model years old from emissions testing.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/30/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
20180130_Statement_AB555-SB457.pdf

Assembly Bill 570
Assembly Bill 570
Relating to: obtaining crime victim mental health treatment records. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 597
Assembly Bill 597
Relating to: the possession of a firearm by a person who has committed a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 599
Assembly Bill 599
Relating to: determinations of navigability of a stream.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 164

Against
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 612
Assembly Bill 612
Relating to: crisis intervention team grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 629
Assembly Bill 629
Relating to: uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 187

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 630
Assembly Bill 630
Relating to: dementia specialist certification. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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

Against
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 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

Other
Notification Date
11/28/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
We can see some benefits of this proposal, but we also have some concerns which we will outline in a memo to the Assm Elections Committee in the near future.
Assembly Bill 656
Assembly Bill 656
Relating to: right to choose an abortion and elimination of certain abortion-related regulations.

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 657
Assembly Bill 657
Relating to: medically accurate information.

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 660
Assembly Bill 660
Relating to: the age at which a person is subject to juvenile court jurisdiction and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 669
Assembly Bill 669
Relating to: counting pupils enrolled in four-year-old kindergarten. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 693
Assembly Bill 693
Relating to: rights of and protections for teachers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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.
Comments
The responsibility to maintain safe school environments lies with schools and their governing bodies. It relies on diverse approaches that require full staffing and supportive programs and resources that address varying situations and student needs.
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

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 736
Assembly Bill 736
Relating to: creating a procedure for granting certificates of qualification for employment for persons convicted of a crime and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 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
1/18/2018
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 791
Assembly Bill 791
Relating to: establishing regional Type 1 juvenile correctional facilities and converting Lincoln Hills to an adult correctional facility. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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.
Comments
This bill should have a hearing and be passed as soon as possible.
Assembly Bill 792
Assembly Bill 792
Relating to: allowing certain prisoners to earn time toward early release from confinement in prison. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 815
Assembly Bill 815
Relating to: allowed detention facilities for emergency detention and involuntary commitment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 829
Assembly Bill 829
Relating to: discrimination based on arrest or conviction record under the fair employment law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 278

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 835
Assembly Bill 835
Relating to: sparsity aid, the revenue limit ceiling for school districts, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 141

For
Notification Date
1/23/2018
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.
Comments
We support increasing sparsity aid for rural school districts and easing revenue limit provisions for traditionally low-spending districts. However oppose freezing the revenue limit ceiling for districts that have been defeated on past referenda.
Assembly Bill 836
Assembly Bill 836
Relating to: population standard for populous counties.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 207

For
Notification Date
2/14/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 887
Assembly Bill 887
Relating to: authorizing the creation of a Fox Cities regional transit authority and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 911
Assembly Bill 911
Relating to: funding for the Southeastern Wisconsin Fox River Commission and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 348

For
Notification Date
2/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 914
Assembly Bill 914
Relating to: changes to the electronic waste recycling program and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 922
Assembly Bill 922
Relating to: authorizing the creation of a Southeast Regional Transit Authority and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 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
2/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 926
Assembly Bill 926
Relating to: shoreline maintenance in outlying waters.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 281

Against
Notification Date
3/3/2018
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 930
Assembly Bill 930
Relating to: preparation and response required by railroad corporations in the event of discharge of transported materials and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2018
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 935
Assembly Bill 935
Relating to: an exemption from permit requirements for certain riparian owners who remove material from the bed of a navigable water.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 214

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 941
Assembly Bill 941
Relating to: iron or steel slag managed as an item of value.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 285

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 947
Assembly Bill 947
Relating to: absentee ballots cast by overseas and military voters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/21/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
Although we supported the absentee ballot provisions in the original bill, we strongly OPPOSE the proposed changes in timing for special elections in the substitute amendment.
Assembly Bill 953
Assembly Bill 953
Relating to: juvenile correctional facilities, youth aids, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 185

For
Notification Date
2/27/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 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
2/27/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 1069
Assembly Bill 1069
Relating to: state and local highway projects; expenditure of transportation moneys received from the federal government; determining a reduction in individual income tax rates; and election of pass-through entities to be taxed at the entity level. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/3/2018
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.
https://my.lwv.org/wisconsin/article/league-testimony-joint-committee-finance-extraordinary-session-bills
Assembly Bill 1070
Assembly Bill 1070
Relating to: legislative powers and duties, state agency and authority composition and operations, and administrative rule-making process. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/3/2018
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 1071
Assembly Bill 1071
Relating to: holding the presidential preference primary on the second Tuesday in March; applying for an absentee ballot in-person; and absentee ballots cast by overseas and military voters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/3/2018
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.
https://my.lwv.org/wisconsin/article/league-testimony-joint-committee-finance-extraordinary-session-bills
Assembly Bill 1072
Assembly Bill 1072
Relating to: federal government waivers and other requests for federal approval; public assistance programs; waivers from work search and registration requirements for certain unemployment insurance benefit claimants; granting rule-making authority; and ma...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/3/2018
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.
https://my.lwv.org/wisconsin/article/league-testimony-joint-committee-finance-extraordinary-session-bills
Assembly Bill 1073
Assembly Bill 1073
Relating to: legislative power and duties, state agency and authority composition and operations, administrative rule-making process, federal government waivers and approvals, unemployment insurance work search and registration requirements, and making an ...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/3/2018
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.
https://my.lwv.org/wisconsin/article/league-testimony-joint-committee-finance-extraordinary-session-bills
Assembly Joint Resolution 20
Assembly Joint Resolution 20
Relating to: rules and procedures for convening an Article V convention proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Joint Resolution 21
Assembly Joint Resolution 21
Relating to: application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for a convention for proposing amendments relating to a balanced budget.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 4
Senate Bill 4
Relating to: a minimum limit on the amount of chubs that may be commercially harvested from the waters of Lake Michigan.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/8/2017
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 13
Senate Bill 13
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 19
Senate Bill 19
Relating to: requiring child support compliance for FoodShare benefits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 22
Senate Bill 22
Relating to: groundwater management, approval of high capacity wells, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 34
Senate Bill 34
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 38
Senate Bill 38
Relating to: medical use of marijuana, the regulation of marijuana distribution entities, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, making appropriations, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 48
Senate Bill 48
Relating to: lead service line replacements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 137

For
Notification Date
4/8/2017
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.
Comments
LWV-WI supports Senate Substitute Amendment 1.
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

Other
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
League would support this bill if it included funding specifically for outreach and assistance in access for older populations.
Senate Bill 52
Senate Bill 52
Relating to: time limit on a restrictive custody sanction under the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 308

Against
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 53
Senate Bill 53
Relating to: expungement of certain offenses committed before the age of 25 and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 54
Senate Bill 54
Relating to: recommendation to revoke parole, probation, and extended supervision if a person is charged with a crime.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 55
Senate Bill 55
Relating to: crimes subject to a mandatory minimum sentence. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 309

Against
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 59
Senate Bill 59
Relating to: acts for which a juvenile may be placed in correctional placement or the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/28/2017
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 61
Senate Bill 61
Relating to: forfeiture of property seized in relation to a crime. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 211

For
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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 66
Senate Bill 66
Relating to: allowing a local public official to serve as an election official.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 70
Senate Bill 70
Relating to: creation of a committee to study the model used by the state of Missouri to provide rehabilitation for juveniles adjudicated delinquent who are in need of restrictive custodial treatment and to prepare a plan for the development and implementa...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 76
Senate Bill 76
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well, recommendation of special groundwater measures by the Department of Natural Resources, and metering requirements and grants for certain high capacity wells.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 10

Against
Notification Date
4/5/2017
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 95
Senate Bill 95
Relating to: regulation of aquaculture and fish farms, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/8/2017
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 104
Senate Bill 104
Relating to: production and possession of cannabidiol for treatment of a medical condition and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 107
Senate Bill 107
Relating to: appointing delegates for a convention under Article V of the United States Constitution.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 116
Senate Bill 116
Relating to: prescription order extensions for when a refill authorization cannot be obtained.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 141
Senate Bill 141
Relating to: revenue limit adjustment for a school district for costs incurred to remediate lead contamination in drinking water and exceptions from local levy limits for lead pipe water service line replacement purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 144
Senate Bill 144
Relating to: resources eligible for renewable resource credits.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 53

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 154
Senate Bill 154
Relating to: prohibiting performance of and funding or providing property for abortions and other services by certain employees and entities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/12/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 169
Senate Bill 169
Relating to: going armed with a firearm and electric weapons, licenses for carrying a concealed weapon, trespassing while armed with a firearm, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 171
Senate Bill 171
Relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 195
Senate Bill 195
Relating to: school board referendums to exceed revenue limit applicable to a school district. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/20/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
Decisions as to if and when to go to public referendum should be made by local School Boards who best know the needs of the students and families. The referendum results reflect the will of the citizens of the districts.
Senate Bill 199
Senate Bill 199
Relating to: placement of inmates in solitary confinement.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Comments
The League appreciates the spirit of this legislation and sees it as a step in the right direction. However, we oppose solitary confinement except for very extreme situations that are matters of safety for the inmate and others.
Senate Bill 201
Senate Bill 201
Relating to: mitigating the benefit drop-off in Wisconsin Shares. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 204
Senate Bill 204
Relating to: waiting lists for housing choice vouchers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 205
Senate Bill 205
Relating to: housing grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/6/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 206
Senate Bill 206
Relating to: grants to municipalities to connect homeless individuals with permanent employment and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/6/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 207
Senate Bill 207
Relating to: creating an Interagency Council on Homelessness and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/6/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 208
Senate Bill 208
Relating to: creating a refundable individual income tax credit to provide assistance to young adults and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 214
Senate Bill 214
Relating to: creating a program for reimbursing the higher education debt of small farm operators, creating an individual income tax deduction for certain amounts received from such a program, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and pr...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/22/2017
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.
Comments
We are inclined to support this bill, subject to a better understanding of fiscal implications.
Senate Bill 261
Senate Bill 261
Relating to: prohibiting conversion therapy.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/6/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 264
Senate Bill 264
Relating to: work release for inmates in Department of Corrections contracted facilities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/22/2017
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 275
Senate Bill 275
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit the enforcement of federal or state law relating to illegal aliens or immigration status, authorizing certain elective officeholders to commence an enforcement action, provi...

Bill Text and History

Against
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 280
Senate Bill 280
Relating to: neglect of a child and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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 318
Senate Bill 318
Relating to: possession of not more than 10 grams of marijuana.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 321
Senate Bill 321
Relating to: the authority of a conservation warden to enter private land and the admissibility of evidence.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 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
7/4/2017
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 327
Senate Bill 327
Relating to: marriage between persons of the same sex and extending parentage rights to married couples of the same sex. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/5/2017
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 328
Senate Bill 328
Relating to: discrimination in employment, housing, public accommodations, education, insurance coverage, jury duty, and the receipt of mental health or vocational rehabilitation services on the basis of a person's gender identity, gender expression, or se...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 330
Senate Bill 330
Relating to: regulating and monitoring airborne particulate matter and respirable silica and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/27/2017
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 331
Senate Bill 331
Relating to: monitoring industrial sand mining and processing operations and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/27/2017
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 332
Senate Bill 332
Relating to: listing frac sand mining as a conditional or prohibited use in certain types of zoning ordinances. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/27/2017
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 333
Senate Bill 333
Relating to: county authority relating to exploration for a type of industrial sand. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/27/2017
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 334
Senate Bill 334
Relating to: disclosure of contracts for frac sand mining on neighboring properties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/27/2017
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 335
Senate Bill 335
Relating to: notice requirements for zoning actions related to frac sand mining. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/27/2017
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 341
Senate Bill 341
Relating to: hours of instructional program for nurse aids.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/25/2017
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 361
Senate Bill 361
Relating to: hospice staff transferring the controlled substances of deceased persons to drug disposal programs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 369
Senate Bill 369
Relating to: the Uniform Recognition and Enforcement of Canadian Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/27/2017
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 379
Senate Bill 379
Relating to: a Type 1 juvenile correctional facility to be located in Milwaukee County. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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 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

Against
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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 390
Senate Bill 390
Relating to: creating family treatment court and juvenile treatment court grant programs in the Department of Children and Families. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 202

For
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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 393
Senate Bill 393
Relating to: the treatment of a pregnant or postpartum person in prison and county jail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/8/2017
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 395
Senate Bill 395
Relating to: the regulation of nonferrous metallic mining, prospecting, exploration, and bulk sampling, repealing administrative rules relating to wetlands, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 416
Senate Bill 416
Relating to: FoodShare healthy eating incentive pilot program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/27/2017
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 421
Senate Bill 421
Relating to: amounts obligated under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program for water infrastructure projects in state parks. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 71

For
Notification Date
10/27/2017
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 424
Senate Bill 424
Relating to: certificate of birth resulting in stillbirth, disposition of remains after miscarriage or stillbirth, anatomical gifts, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 442
Senate Bill 442
Relating to: prostitution crime surcharge and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 445
Senate Bill 445
Relating to: transfer for emergency detention and warning of dangerousness.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 457
Senate Bill 457
Relating to: exempting motor vehicles that are at least 10 model years old from emissions testing.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/30/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Supporting Documentation
20180130_Statement_AB555-SB457.pdf

Senate Bill 459
Senate Bill 459
Relating to: Department of Natural Resources rules and regulation of air pollutants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 492
Senate Bill 492
Relating to: obtaining crime victim mental health treatment records. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 506
Senate Bill 506
Relating to: determinations of navigability of a stream.

Bill Text and History

Against
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 518
Senate Bill 518
Relating to: uniform adult guardianship jurisdiction. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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 550
Senate Bill 550
Relating to: the age at which a person is subject to juvenile court jurisdiction and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/7/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 582
Senate Bill 582
Relating to: removal of certain county officers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 584
Senate Bill 584
Relating to: the revenue limit ceiling for school districts and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 615
Senate Bill 615
Relating to: creating a procedure for granting certificates of qualification for employment for persons convicted of a crime and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 626
Senate Bill 626
Relating to: discrimination based on arrest or conviction record under the fair employment law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 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
1/7/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
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

Against
Notification Date
12/14/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
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
12/14/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 651
Senate Bill 651
Relating to: establishing regional Type 1 juvenile correctional facilities and converting Lincoln Hills to an adult correctional facility. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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.
Comments
This legislation should have a hearing and be passed as soon as possible.
Senate Bill 662
Senate Bill 662
Relating to: allowing certain prisoners to earn time toward early release from confinement in prison. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 681
Senate Bill 681
Relating to: allowed detention facilities for emergency detention and involuntary commitment. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/9/2018
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 690
Senate Bill 690
Relating to: sparsity aid, the revenue limit ceiling for school districts, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/23/2018
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.
Comments
We support increasing sparsity aid for rural school districts and easing revenue limit provisions for traditionally low-spending districts. However oppose freezing the revenue limit ceiling for districts that have been defeated on past referenda.
Senate Bill 709
Senate Bill 709
Relating to: population standard for populous counties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 733
Senate Bill 733
Relating to: changes to the electronic waste recycling program and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 747
Senate Bill 747
Relating to: shoreline maintenance in outlying waters.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/3/2018
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 762
Senate Bill 762
Relating to: preparation and response required by railroad corporations in the event of discharge of transported materials and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/3/2018
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
2/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 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
2/27/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 789
Senate Bill 789
Relating to: an exemption from permit requirements for certain riparian owners who remove material from the bed of a navigable water.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 792
Senate Bill 792
Relating to: iron or steel slag managed as an item of value.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/12/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 807
Senate Bill 807
Relating to: juvenile correctional facilities, youth aids, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Joint Resolution 18
Senate Joint Resolution 18
Relating to: application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for a convention for proposing amendments relating to a balanced budget.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Joint Resolution 19
Senate Joint Resolution 19
Relating to: rules and procedures for convening an Article V convention proposing amendments to the Constitution of the United States.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/27/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: required hours of participation in the FoodShare employment and training program.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 263

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: statewide FoodShare employment and training program requirement for able-bodied adults. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 264

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: asset restrictions on eligibility for FoodShare, Wisconsin Works, and Wisconsin Shares. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 269

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: employment screening of and employability plans for residents in public housing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 265

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: creating a pilot and permanent program for making periodic payments to eligible recipients of the earned income tax credit and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 270

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: requiring child support compliance in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 268

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 9
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 9
Relating to: creation of a savings account program in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 271

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 10
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 10
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: required hours of participation in the FoodShare employment and training program.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 2
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 2
Relating to: statewide FoodShare employment and training program requirement for able-bodied adults. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 3
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 3
Relating to: asset restrictions on eligibility for FoodShare, Wisconsin Works, and Wisconsin Shares. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 4
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 4
Relating to: employment screening of and employability plans for residents in public housing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 5
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 5
Relating to: creating a pilot and permanent program for making periodic payments to eligible recipients of the earned income tax credit and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 8
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 8
Relating to: requiring child support compliance in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 9
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 9
Relating to: creation of a savings account program in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 10
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 10
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: grants to schools for school safety and safety-related upgrades to school buildings, equipment, and facilities; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/19/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: creating an office of school safety in the Department of Justice and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/19/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: mandatory reporting of suspected intent to carry out violence involving a dangerous weapon or explosive in or targeting a school and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/19/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: the Department of Public Instruction's model school policy on bullying by pupils.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/19/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: school safety plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/19/2018
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.
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
March 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: allowing a school board to share safety camera footage with law enforcement.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/19/2018
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

Elections Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Elections Commission

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
Retain full staffing for the Wisconsin Elections Commission to combat the kind of misinformation that led 17-year-olds to vote in April 2016 and maintain the integrity of our elections.

Health Services: Medicaid Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Medicaid Services

Notification Date
6/6/2017
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
Increase personal care rate by 15%.

Health Services: Mental Health, Public Health, and Other Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Mental Health, Public Health, and Other Programs

Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
LWV believes the budget should restore funding for the Dementia Specialist Program and support expansion of the program to all 72 counties. We also support $2.5 million/year for local health departments to fund communicable disease control.

Judicial Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Judicial Commission

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
Do not place Judicial Commission under Supreme Court. Removing its independence would erode public confidence in the courts by the appearance of impropriety and create conflicts of interest for the commission and the court.

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

Notification Date
3/31/2017
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
Funding for Voucher Programs would continue to rise in this budget at the expense of meaningful funding for public schools. One result would be that per-pupil state support for private school students would be greater than for public school students.

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

Notification Date
3/31/2017
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 urge support of the proposed increase for public schools. The proposed use of a flat per-pupil general aid formula would benefit the wealthiest districts disproportionately. Funding should take into account the varying needs of ALL students.

Revenue: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

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
Proposed changes in tax rates, tax brackets, EITC, state portion of property tax, school levy tax, and Homestead Property Tax Credit overall will make the WI tax code slightly more regressive.

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

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
Recommend: 1) less funding for major highway expansion (except urgent & critical needs); 2) increase public transit by $34.3 million annually; 3) no transfer from general fund to segregated fund resulting in cuts to other necessary programs.

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

Notification Date
8/3/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
Support a 3.75% per-year increase for Specialized Transportation Assistance to counties.

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

Notification Date
6/23/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Supporting Documentation
20170623_Budget_Transportation.pdf

University of Wisconsin System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System

Notification Date
4/26/2017
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Comments
Students should not be given the opportunity to opt out of paying "segregated fees" which support campus activities, programming, and events that are planned by students and are an important part of campus life and learning.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Repealing and recreating chapter DOC 302, relating to assessment and evaluation, security classification, and sentence computation.
Agency Name
Corrections

Subject
Repealing and recreating chapter DOC 302, relating to assessment and evaluation, security classification, and sentence computation.

Register Number: 688 (4/15/2013)
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.

Supporting Documentation
20171031_Comment on DOT Chapter 302 CR17-026.pdf

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Conversion Therapy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Conversion Therapy

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Background checks for firearm purchases
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Background checks for firearm purchases

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/26/2018
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Issuance of REAL ID non-compliant driver’s cards
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to