Wisconsin Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Represents landscape architects

Lobbying Interests:
Licensure, security issues, livable communities, surface transportation, the environment, historic preservation and small business issues.

CEO Name:
Cody Axness
President

Contact
CA
Cody Axness
11801 W. Silver Spring Dr., Suite 200
Milwaukee, WI 53225
(608) 628-4159
caxness@flad.com
http://wiasla.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michael Blumenfeld Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/15/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 369
Assembly Bill 369
Relating to: review of and reports concerning occupational licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/26/2017
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 review council created by this bill is duplicative. The Joint Finance Committee voted on May 11 to direct DSPS to conduct a study of all licenses in the state. Since a study is already being conducted, we do not see the need for additional legislation.
Assembly Bill 370
Assembly Bill 370
Relating to: the establishment of a self-certification registry operated by the Department of Safety and Professional Services, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/26/2017
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 384
Assembly Bill 384
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/26/2017
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 288
Senate Bill 288
Relating to: review of and reports concerning occupational licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/26/2017
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 review council created by this bill is duplicative. The Joint Finance Committee voted on May 11 to direct DSPS to conduct a study of all licenses in the state. Since a study is already being conducted, we do not see the need for additional legislation.
Senate Bill 295
Senate Bill 295
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/26/2017
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 296
Senate Bill 296
Relating to: the establishment of a self-certification registry operated by the Department of Safety and Professional Services, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/26/2017
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Safety and Professional Services: Regulation of Professions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Regulation of Professions

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

relating to the regulation of landscape architects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to the regulation of landscape architects

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/20/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$9,600.00
2017
July - December
$16,500.00
2018
January - June
$13,750.00
2018
July - December
$11,850.00
Total $51,700.00
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
6.25
2017
July - December
7.00
2018
January - June
1.50
2018
July - December
0.00
Total 14.75
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
40.50
2017
July - December
48.25
2018
January - June
22.50
2018
July - December
14.75
Total 126.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the establishment of a self-certification registry operated by the Department of Safety and Professional Services, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
1 %
2017
July - December
19 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
17 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: review of and reports concerning occupational licenses. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
19 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: review of and reports concerning occupational licenses. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
19 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: the establishment of a self-certification registry operated by the Department of Safety and Professional Services, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
21 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 9 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
97 %
2017
July - December
4 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 33 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
7 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2 %
2017
July - December
16 %
2018
January - June
76 %
2018
July - December
100 %
Total 30 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures