Wisconsin Financial Services Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Consumer lending.

Lobbying Interests:
Any and all legislation and administrative rules which may affect the consumer finance industry.

CEO Name:
Thomas E Moore

Contact
TEM
Thomas E Moore
22 East Mifflin Street. Ste. 1010
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 294-1278
TEMOORE@TMGA.US
http://fsawi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 109
Assembly Bill 109
Relating to: requiring one-half credit of personal financial literacy for high school graduation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 60

For
Notification Date
4/7/2023
First Communication Date
4/7/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 617
Assembly Bill 617
Relating to: the licensing and regulation by the Department of Financial Institutions of consumer lenders, payday lenders, money transmitters, sales finance companies, collection agencies, mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers, adjustment service companies...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/29/2023
First Communication Date
11/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 628
Assembly Bill 628
Relating to: requiring retail sellers to accept cash and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/22/2023
First Communication Date
11/22/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 2
Senate Bill 2
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 115
Senate Bill 115
Relating to: requiring one-half credit of personal financial literacy for high school graduation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/9/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 668
Senate Bill 668
Relating to: the licensing and regulation by the Department of Financial Institutions of consumer lenders, payday lenders, money transmitters, sales finance companies, collection agencies, mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers, adjustment service companies...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/29/2023
First Communication Date
11/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Financial Institutions: Supervisions of Financial Institutions, Securities Regulation and Other Functions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions: Supervisions of Financial Institutions, Securities Regulation and Other Functions

Notification Date
2/22/2023
First Communication Date
2/20/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/24/2023
First Communication Date
3/23/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Lending modernization - updating certain language in section 138.09 WI Stats.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Lending modernization - updating certain language in section 138.09 WI Stats.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Agency interpretations of installment lending law/regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agency interpretations of installment lending law/regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

COVID-19 Executive and other orders
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 Executive and other orders

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Consumer lending policy, laws and regulatory
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Consumer lending policy, laws and regulatory

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

credit license examinations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
credit license examinations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Financial literacy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Financial literacy

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

licensed lending rates and conditions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
licensed lending rates and conditions

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Operation of consumer lending in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Operation of consumer lending in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Prepaid finance charges, including LRB 2427/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prepaid finance charges, including LRB 2427/1

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/27/2022
First Communication Date
1/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$39,983.00
2023
July - December
$10,400.00
Total $50,383.00
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
8.00
2023
July - December
14.00
Total 22.00
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
25.00
2023
July - December
30.00
Total 55.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: requiring one-half credit of personal financial literacy for high school graduation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: the licensing and regulation by the Department of Financial Institutions of consumer lenders, payday lenders, money transmitters, sales finance companies, collection agencies, mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers, adjustment service companies, community currency exchanges, and insurance premium finance companies; the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry; modifying and repealing rules promulgated by the Department of Financial Institutions; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
25%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 14%
Relating to: the licensing and regulation by the Department of Financial Institutions of consumer lenders, payday lenders, money transmitters, sales finance companies, collection agencies, mortgage bankers and mortgage brokers, adjustment service companies, community currency exchanges, and insurance premium finance companies; the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry; modifying and repealing rules promulgated by the Department of Financial Institutions; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
25%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 14%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 2%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
45%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 19%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 11%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
20%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 16%

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures