Water Quality Association of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Water Quality Association of Wisconsin represents manufacturers, suppliers, and retail distributors of water treatment devices, replacement chemicals, filter cartridges, and bottled water. Manufacture and distribution of water treatment appliances and products. Retail sale and rental of water treatment appliances, including installation and products. Delivery of sale, bottled water and other water treatment chemicals and supplies. Repair and programming of water treatment appliances. Water analysis.

Lobbying Interests:
The Water Quality Association of Wisconsin may enter comment on matters of water quality, pluming code, DNR code, licensing and registrations, marketing rules, transportation rules and fees, and small business regulations. Plumbing rule changes, POWTS discharge rules groundwater quality parameters, shipping restrictions, transportation fees, tax increases, no-call list registration.

CEO Name:
Sam Baron
Administrative Assistant

Contact
CL
Cheryl Lytle
10 W. Mifflin St., Ste 205
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 244-8460
(608) 244-9030
cheryl@capgroupwi.com
http://www.wqaw.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Brandon Scholz Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/13/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Michelle Kussow Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/13/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 21
Assembly Bill 21
Relating to: testing of private wells, compensation for well contamination and abandonment, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/18/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 85
Assembly Bill 85
Relating to: state health-based groundwater quality standards for certain groundwater contaminants.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/26/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 148
Assembly Bill 148
Relating to: nitrate testing pilot program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/4/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 321
Assembly Bill 321
Relating to: setting standards for certain contaminants, providing information relating to off-site disposal of certain waste, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-maki...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/3/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 475
Assembly Bill 475
Relating to: testing for lead in drinking water in facilities used for recreational and educational camps and child care. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 476
Assembly Bill 476
Relating to: lead testing of potable water sources in certain schools; providing loans for lead remediation in certain schools; and providing an exception to referendum restrictions for lead remediation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 789
Assembly Bill 789
Relating to: the well compensation grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 800
Assembly Bill 800
Relating to: supporting the Center for Watershed Science and Education, creating a hydrogeologist position, funding research on phosphorus recovery and reuse, creating grant programs for counties to test wells and provide public education, granting rule-ma...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/28/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 842
Assembly Bill 842
Relating to: providing funding related to PFAS programs and positions, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 843
Assembly Bill 843
Relating to: PFAS standards and grant programs, providing blood testing for certain individuals, requiring a cancer cluster study, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting r...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 910
Assembly Bill 910
Relating to: a property tax exemption for all machinery, tools, and patterns; a reduction of state general obligation and variable rate debt supported by general purpose revenue; and increasing the maximum deduction under the individual income tax sliding ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2020
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.
Senate Bill 109
Senate Bill 109
Relating to: state health-based groundwater quality standards for certain groundwater contaminants.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/26/2019
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.
Senate Bill 137
Senate Bill 137
Relating to: nitrate testing pilot program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/29/2019
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.
Senate Bill 257
Senate Bill 257
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/11/2019
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.
Senate Bill 302
Senate Bill 302
Relating to: setting standards for certain contaminants, providing information relating to off-site disposal of certain waste, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-maki...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/3/2019
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.
Senate Bill 423
Senate Bill 423
Relating to: lead testing of potable water sources in certain schools; providing loans for lead remediation in certain schools; and providing an exception to referendum restrictions for lead remediation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/1/2019
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.
Senate Bill 424
Senate Bill 424
Relating to: testing for lead in drinking water in facilities used for recreational and educational camps and child care. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
11/1/2019
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.
Senate Bill 724
Senate Bill 724
Relating to: the well compensation grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2020
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.
Senate Bill 821
Senate Bill 821
Relating to: a property tax exemption for all machinery, tools, and patterns; a reduction of state general obligation and variable rate debt supported by general purpose revenue; and increasing the maximum deduction under the individual income tax sliding ...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2020
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/12/2019
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

NR 812 – Well construction and pump installation
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
NR 812 – Well construction and pump installation

SS 074_16
None
Notification Date
1/14/2019
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

water quality issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
water quality issues

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/12/2019
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.

well contamination grant program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
well contamination grant program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/12/2019
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$15,000.00
2019
July - December
$15,000.00
2020
January - June
$9,000.00
2020
July - December
$3,000.00
Total $42,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
16.50
2019
July - December
14.25
2020
January - June
8.00
2020
July - December
3.75
Total 42.50
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
153.50
2019
July - December
88.50
2020
January - June
77.50
2020
July - December
17.00
Total 336.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: testing of private wells, compensation for well contamination and abandonment, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: nitrate testing pilot program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: nitrate testing pilot program, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
50 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 23 %
Relating to: providing funding related to PFAS programs and positions, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: PFAS standards and grant programs, providing blood testing for certain individuals, requiring a cancer cluster study, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting 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
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: testing for lead in drinking water in facilities used for recreational and educational camps and child care. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: lead testing of potable water sources in certain schools; providing loans for lead remediation in certain schools; and providing an exception to referendum restrictions for lead remediation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: lead testing of potable water sources in certain schools; providing loans for lead remediation in certain schools; and providing an exception to referendum restrictions for lead remediation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: testing for lead in drinking water in facilities used for recreational and educational camps and child care. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the well compensation grant program and making an appropriation. (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 4 %
Relating to: the well compensation grant program and making an appropriation. (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 4 %

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
2019
July - December
50 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 14 %

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
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
40 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
100 %
Total 25 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures