Alliance for Regulatory Coordination

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A consortium of associations and organizations committed to improving regulatory services in Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
Any matter that may affect administration of regulatory programs in Wisconsin including but not limited to coordination of state and municipal government programs.

CEO Name:
Robert DuPont
Founder

Contact
RGD
Robert G DuPont
418 Blue Moon Drive
Verona, WI 53593
(608) 712-2398
robertgdupont@gmail.com
http://www.4arc.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert G DuPont Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/4/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 44
Assembly Bill 44
Relating to: installation of a barricade device on an interior door in a school building. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/21/2019
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.
Comments
Alliance members are concerned about unintended consequences likely to arise from the use of non code-compliant barricade devices on interior doors of schools. Cost effective, code compliant, high security hardware is readily available in Wisconsin.
Supporting Documentation
20190321_Letter on school baricade bills AB 44 and SB 53_2019-3-20.pdf

http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Bill 54
Assembly Bill 54
Relating to: fire, tornado, and school safety drills for public and private schools.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 39

For
Notification Date
3/21/2019
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.
Comments
Alliance members support Wisconsin adoption of national model building- and fire-safety codes and standards. AB 54 would bring Wisconsin Law into close alignment with the safety drill provisions of national codes and standards; which we encourage.
Supporting Documentation
20190321_Letter on school safety drill bills AB 54 and SB 56_2019-3-20.pdf

http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Bill 117
Assembly Bill 117
Relating to: submission of building permit applications for one-family and two-family dwellings.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 38

For
Notification Date
4/5/2019
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.
Comments
The Alliance for Regulatory Coordination applauds this effort to ensure a more consistent and coordinated procedure for the submission of building permit applications for one-family and two-family dwellings in Wisconsin.
http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Bill 202
Assembly Bill 202
Relating to: the display and sale of novelty lighters and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/4/2019
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.
Supporting Documentation
20190604_Letter on novelty lighters AB 202 2019-6-4.pdf

http://www.4arc.org
Assembly Bill 665
Assembly Bill 665
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council to levy an assessment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4ARC.org
Assembly Bill 962
Assembly Bill 962
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment; examination of plumbings plans; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/3/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4ARC.org
Senate Bill 53
Senate Bill 53
Relating to: installation of a barricade device on an interior door in a school building. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/21/2019
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.
Comments
Alliance members are concerned about unintended consequences likely to arise from the use of non code-compliant barricade devices on interior doors of schools. Cost effective, code compliant, high security hardware is readily available in Wisconsin.
Supporting Documentation
20190321_Letter on school baricade bills AB 44 and SB 53_2019-3-20.pdf

http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 56
Senate Bill 56
Relating to: fire, tornado, and school safety drills for public and private schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/21/2019
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.
Comments
Alliance members support Wisconsin adoption of national model building- and fire-safety codes and standards. SB 56 would bring Wisconsin Law into close alignment with the safety drill provisions of national codes and standards; which we encourage.
Supporting Documentation
20190321_Letter on school safety drill bills AB 54 and SB 56_2019-3-20.pdf

http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 153
Senate Bill 153
Relating to: submission of building permit applications for one-family and two-family dwellings.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2019
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.
Comments
The Alliance for Regulatory Coordination applauds this effort to ensure a more consistent and coordinated procedure for the submission of building permit applications for one-family and two-family dwellings in Wisconsin.
http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 195
Senate Bill 195
Relating to: the display and sale of novelty lighters and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/4/2019
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.
Supporting Documentation
20190604_Letter on novelty lighters SB 195 2019-6-4.pdf

http://www.4arc.org
Senate Bill 607
Senate Bill 607
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council to levy an assessment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4ARC.org
Senate Bill 820
Senate Bill 820
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment; examination of plumbings plans; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/18/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
http://www.4ARC.org

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
4/30/2019
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.

Comments
The ARC supports the addition of 10 FTE positions in the Safety and Buildings Operation Appropriation, as recommended by Governor Evers. Timely DSPS services not only promote safety and health, they also facilitate Wisconsin's economic development.

Supporting Documentation
20190430_Letter to JFC on DSPS FTE in 2019-21 budget_2019-4-30.pdf

http://www.4arc.org
Safety and Professional Services: Regulation of Industry, Safety and Buildings
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Regulation of Industry, Safety and Buildings

Notification Date
4/26/2019
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.

Comments
Request for repeal of participation fees charged to municipal plan review partners of the DSPS. We believe repeal of such fees will reduce construction delays caused by state level plan review backlogs, thereby boosting economic development in Wis.

Supporting Documentation
20190426_Scan - Joint letter to JFC about plan review participation fees.pdf
20190426_Plan Review Participation Fee White Paper 2019-4-25.pdf

http://www.4arc.org

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Inspection of fire and smoke dampers
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Inspection of fire and smoke dampers

SS 101_19
Other
Notification Date
1/7/2020
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The 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
20200107_Letter to DSPS about fire and smoke damper Clearinghouse Rule 19-154 on 2020-1-7.pdf

http://www.4ARC.org

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Updating the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code, as it relates to energy conservation, as required by Section 101.027, Wisconsin Statutes; and updating the entire Commercial Building Code and Fire Prevention Code to reflect current national models.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Updating the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code, as it relates to energy conservation, as required by Section 101.027, Wisconsin Statutes; and updating the entire Commercial Building Code and Fire Prevention Code to reflect current national models.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/15/2019
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.

Comments
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Supporting Documentation
20190315_Letter to DSPS Secretary-Designee Dawn Crim about Code Development 2019-3-15.pdf


Repeal of plan review participation fees charged to delegated municipalities by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repeal of plan review participation fees charged to delegated municipalities by the Department of Safety and Professional Services.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/12/2018
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20181212_Plan Review Participation Fee White Paper 2018-12-10.pdf


The ARC recommends that the DSPS promulgate changes to the Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code to require that repairs comply with that code, similar to provisions in the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The ARC recommends that the DSPS promulgate changes to the Wisconsin Uniform Dwelling Code to require that repairs comply with that code, similar to provisions in the Wisconsin Commercial Building Code.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/12/2018
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20181212_White Paper on UDC Repairs 2018-9.pdf


Management, operation, and policies concerning the safety and buildings-related programs of the Department of Safety and Professional Services; including coordination of state and municipal regulatory programs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Management, operation, and policies concerning the safety and buildings-related programs of the Department of Safety and Professional Services; including coordination of state and municipal regulatory programs.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/12/2018
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.

Comments
@item.ExternalURL

Request for promulgation of administrative rules to adopt the 2018 edition of NFPA 1, developed by the National Fire Protection Association, as the basis for Chapter SPS 314, Wisconsin Administrative Code.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Request for promulgation of administrative rules to adopt the 2018 edition of NFPA 1, developed by the National Fire Protection Association, as the basis for Chapter SPS 314, Wisconsin Administrative Code.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/4/2018
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
@item.ExternalURL

Supporting Documentation
20181001_Letter to DSPS about 2018 NFPA 1 adoption 2018-9.pdf


Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$7,262.64
2019
July - December
$8,435.08
2020
January - June
$8,542.75
2020
July - December
$4,827.36
Total $29,067.83
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
52.25
2019
July - December
34.00
2020
January - June
39.75
2020
July - December
8.75
Total 134.75
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
121.00
2019
July - December
173.25
2020
January - June
175.00
2020
July - December
124.75
Total 594.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment; examination of plumbings plans; and requiring the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
Total 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
66 %
2019
July - December
57 %
2020
January - June
70 %
2020
July - December
71 %
Total 66 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
34 %
2019
July - December
43 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
29 %
Total 29 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures