American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
A 501(c)(4) membership group dedicated to defending civil liberties of all Wisconsin residents.

Lobbying Interests:
The ACLU of Wisconsin lobbies in the areas of constitutional rights including but not limited to freedom of expression, criminal justice and corrections, education reform, voting rights, immigration, reproductive freedom, data privacy and equal protection.

Title:
Advocacy Director

Contact
MC
Molly Collins
207 E Buffalo St Ste 325
Milwaukee, WI 532025774
(414) 272-4032 x215
(414) 272-0182
mcollins@aclu-wi.org
http://www.aclu-wi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Molly E Collins Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/27/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Emilio DeTorre Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/27/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Chris Ott Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/27/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Sean Wilson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 4/15/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 33
Assembly Bill 33
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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
The two most crucial changes that will be enacted in this legislation are that the requirement that a judge must make the expungement determination "at the time of sentencing" is removed, along with the age 25 restriction on expungement eligibility.
https://www.aclu-wi.org/sites/default/files/field_documents/2019_03_07expungementbillendorsement.pdf
Assembly Bill 53
Assembly Bill 53
Relating to: pupil records.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/3/2019
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 71
Assembly Bill 71
Relating to: possession of child pornography and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Comments
Children in other states have been prosecuted under the current child pornography definition when minors take pictures of themselves with their cell phones and share them with each other. This bill would compound those problems and bring them to WI.
Supporting Documentation
20190326_AB71Testimony.pdf

Assembly Bill 303
Assembly Bill 303
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/17/2019
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
Wisconsin’s extreme partisan gerrymandering system thwarts the will of the voters and weakens our democracy. The legislature should move to restore the integrity of our elections and make sure every voter can cast a meaningful ballot.
Assembly Bill 400
Assembly Bill 400
Relating to: counting individuals confined in state prison to determine population for redistricting purposes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2019
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.
Comments
We urge you to pass legislation to count people who are incarcerated at their home addresses, rather than at the addresses of particular facilities at which they happen to be located on Census day.
Supporting Documentation
20190918_AB400SB__Testimony.pdf

Assembly Bill 426
Assembly Bill 426
Relating to: trespassing on the property of an energy provider and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 33

Against
Notification Date
11/5/2019
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
We are opposed to SB386/AB426 because they will create confusion and limit people’s ability to exercise their constitutional rights.
Supporting Documentation
20191105_ACLUTestimonyCriticalInfrastructureBill.pdf

Assembly Bill 440
Assembly Bill 440
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination based on hairstyle.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/17/2020
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.
Comments
By prohibiting hair discrimination, we can ensure that everyone in Wisconsin can contribute to their communities, schools, and workplaces in the fullness of themselves, without fear of being shamed.
Supporting Documentation
20200117_AB440TestimonyNaturalHair.pdf

Assembly Bill 444
Assembly Bill 444
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
9/21/2019
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
The First Amendment answer to disfavored speech is not to limit expression opposing the viewpoint, it is to encourage robust debate by making space for the speaker and the protestor.
https://www.aclu-wi.org/en/news/testimony-aclu-wisconsin-opposition-permanent-rules-amend-chapters-uws-17-wis-admin-code
Assembly Bill 515
Assembly Bill 515
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/10/2019
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
Creating a new crime is unnecessary. No one is confused by soy milk or veggie burgers. We don't need to make plant-based and cell-based meat labels punishable by jail time.
Supporting Documentation
20191210_AB518SB464Testimony.pdf

Assembly Bill 516
Assembly Bill 516
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/10/2019
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
Creating a new crime is unnecessary. No one is confused by soy milk or veggie burgers. We don't need to make plant-based and cell-based meat labels punishable by jail time.
Supporting Documentation
20191210_AB518SB464Testimony.pdf

Assembly Bill 518
Assembly Bill 518
Relating to: labeling a food product as meat and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/10/2019
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
Creating a new crime is unnecessary. No one is confused by soy milk or veggie burgers. We don't need to make plant-based and cell-based meat labels punishable by jail time.
Supporting Documentation
20191210_AB518SB464Testimony.pdf

Assembly Bill 617
Assembly Bill 617
Relating to: committing disorderly conduct while wearing a mask and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/9/2020
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.
Comments
We must maintain the freedom to publicly express ourselves while protecting our privacy in a world increasingly engineered to take it away from us. American laws should allow people the freedom to speak anonymously.
Supporting Documentation
20200109_AB617TestimonyAntiMaskBill.pdf

Assembly Bill 696
Assembly Bill 696
Relating to: penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirement, proof of financial responsibility, requirements for registering motor vehicles, operating a vehicle without an operator's license or after suspension or rev...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2020
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.
Comments
Penalties that address these types of driving violations already exist. These concerns can be addressed in better and less harmful ways that help Wisconsin residents and increase public safety without increasing burdens on our communities.
Supporting Documentation
20200114_AB696TestimonyInsuranceRequirement.pdf

Assembly Bill 805
Assembly Bill 805
Relating to: recommendation to revoke parole, probation, and extended supervision if a person is charged with a crime. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/30/2020
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.
Comments
The bill is unnecessary and excessive, since making such recommendations is already an option for agents if they think the charge merits revocation.
Supporting Documentation
20200130_AB805_9TestimonyACLU.pdf

Assembly Bill 806
Assembly Bill 806
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
1/30/2020
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.
Comments
Most states have eliminated SJO programs, expanding them will send more children to the troubled, failing and expensive Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake facilities which this body has already voted to close – or to new, costly, unnecessary prisons.
Supporting Documentation
20200130_AB805_9TestimonyACLU.pdf

Assembly Bill 807
Assembly Bill 807
Relating to: mandatory minimum sentence for three or more convictions for retail theft and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/30/2020
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.
Comments
AB 807 establishes a mandatory minimum sentence for shoplifting which will only add to the state's already significant prison overcrowding problem.
Supporting Documentation
20200130_AB805_9TestimonyACLU.pdf

Assembly Bill 808
Assembly Bill 808
Relating to: prosecuting a violent felon for the crime of illegal possession of a firearm.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/30/2020
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.
Comments
AB 808 makes it more difficult to reduce charges, limiting prosecutorial discretion. We cannot continue to double down on harmful policies that have pushed our corrections system to the breaking point and failed to make our communities safer.
Assembly Bill 809
Assembly Bill 809
Relating to: earned release from parole or extended supervision and discharge from probation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/30/2020
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.
Comments
It is not sensible to keep people locked up simply because their original conviction was one of these felonies. Older people pose fewer disciplinary problems during their incarceration and reoffend at lower rates upon release.
Supporting Documentation
20200130_AB805_9TestimonyACLU.pdf

Assembly Bill 830
Assembly Bill 830
Relating to: earned release upon the completion of a training program, reporting on the aging and elderly prison population, and making an appropriation. (FE)

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.
Comments
This bill will help incarcerated Wisconsinites return to their communities more quickly and more prepared to find a job, support their families, and rebuild their lives.
Supporting Documentation
20200217_AB830_831TestimonyCrimelessRevocation.pdf

Assembly Bill 831
Assembly Bill 831
Relating to: maximum period of imprisonment following revocation of extended supervision or probation and making an appropriation. (FE)

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.
Comments
There is far more work to be done but this represents an important first step toward reforming this fundamentally unjust system and breaking the vicious cycle of reincarceration.
Supporting Documentation
20200217_AB830_831TestimonyCrimelessRevocation.pdf

Assembly Joint Resolution 1
Assembly Joint Resolution 1
Relating to: the rights of crime victims (second consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/9/2019
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
Wisconsinites deserve a criminal justice system that is fair, prompt, and adequately resourced. AJR1 will create problems, so adjustments to current protections should be done through statutory provision rather than constitutional amendment.
Supporting Documentation
20190109_2019_1_9TestimonyMarsysLaw.pdf

https://www.aclu-wi.org/en/testimony-aclu-wisconsin-opposition-assembly-joint-resolution-1-and-senate-joint-resolution-2-joint
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
Assembly Joint Resolution 77
Relating to: convention of the States for one or more Constitutional amendments restraining abuses of power by the federal government.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/7/2019
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
20191007_2019_10_3TestimonyConCon.pdf

Senate Bill 39
Senate Bill 39
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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
The two most crucial changes that will be enacted in this legislation are that the requirement that a judge must make the expungement determination "at the time of sentencing" is removed, along with the age 25 restriction on expungement eligibility.
https://www.aclu-wi.org/sites/default/files/field_documents/2019_03_07expungementbillendorsement.pdf
Senate Bill 151
Senate Bill 151
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
12/16/2019
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
Senate Bill 151 tramples local decisions regarding how police should interact with immigrant members of the local community and requires sheriffs to participate in a flawed and dangerous immigration detainer process.
Supporting Documentation
20191216_SB151 Testimony.pdf

Senate Bill 288
Senate Bill 288
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/17/2019
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
Wisconsin’s extreme partisan gerrymandering system thwarts the will of the voters and weakens our democracy. The legislature should move to restore the integrity of our elections and make sure every voter can cast a meaningful ballot.
Senate Bill 316
Senate Bill 316
Relating to: the treatment of a pregnant or postpartum person in prison and county jail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/16/2019
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 348
Senate Bill 348
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction, changing the information required on voter registration forms, and changing voting procedure for certain persons who are convicted of felonie...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2019
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.
Comments
Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy and the fundamental right upon which all our civil liberties rest. People who have been released from prison should be able to fully connect to their communities and participate in this process.
https://www.aclu-wi.org/en/publications/unlock-vote-wisconsin-report
Senate Bill 386
Senate Bill 386
Relating to: trespassing on the property of an energy provider and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/5/2019
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
We are opposed to SB386/AB426 because they will create confusion and limit people’s ability to exercise their constitutional rights.
Supporting Documentation
20191105_ACLUTestimonyCriticalInfrastructureBill.pdf

Senate Bill 401
Senate Bill 401
Relating to: limiting the cooperation of state and local law enforcement officers with certain federal immigration enforcement activities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/21/2019
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.
https://www.aclu-wi.org/en/press-releases/wisconsin-counties-need-constitutional-policies-and-practices-regarding-cooperation
Senate Bill 402
Senate Bill 402
Relating to: local contracts with the federal government related to housing or detaining persons in locked detention facilities and a limitation on establishing county secured facilities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/21/2019
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.
https://www.aclu-wi.org/en/press-releases/wisconsin-counties-need-constitutional-policies-and-practices-regarding-cooperation
Senate Bill 403
Senate Bill 403
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
2/22/2020
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.
Comments
This bill prioritizes speech that is likely to garner protest over a student’s right to protest. Both are considered protected speech under the First Amendment, so one should not result in suspension/ expulsion while the other is protected by policy.
Supporting Documentation
20200222_2019_08_20RegentsFreeSpeechCampus.pdf

Senate Bill 463
Senate Bill 463
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/10/2019
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
Creating a new crime is unnecessary. No one is confused by soy milk or veggie burgers. We don't need to make plant-based and cell-based meat labels punishable by jail time.
Supporting Documentation
20191210_AB518SB464Testimony.pdf

Senate Bill 464
Senate Bill 464
Relating to: labeling a food product as meat and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/10/2019
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
Creating a new crime is unnecessary. No one is confused by soy milk or veggie burgers. We don't need to make plant-based and cell-based meat labels punishable by jail time.
Supporting Documentation
20191210_AB518SB464Testimony.pdf

Senate Bill 466
Senate Bill 466
Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/10/2019
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
Creating a new crime is unnecessary. No one is confused by soy milk or veggie burgers. We don't need to make plant-based and cell-based meat labels punishable by jail time.
Supporting Documentation
20191210_AB518SB464Testimony.pdf

Senate Bill 626
Senate Bill 626
Relating to: penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirement, proof of financial responsibility, requirements for registering motor vehicles, operating a vehicle without an operator's license or after suspension or rev...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2020
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.
Comments
Penalties that address these types of driving violations already exist. These concerns can be addressed in better and less harmful ways that help Wisconsin residents and increase public safety without increasing burdens on our communities.
Supporting Documentation
20200114_AB696TestimonyInsuranceRequirement.pdf

Senate Bill 745
Senate Bill 745
Relating to: prosecuting a violent felon for the crime of illegal possession of a firearm.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/5/2020
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.
Comments
This bill will make it more difficult to reduce charges in designated cases, effectively eliminating some prosecutorial discretion.
Senate Bill 749
Senate Bill 749
Relating to: mandatory minimum sentence for three or more convictions for retail theft and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/5/2020
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.
Comments
This will increase sentences which will add to Wisconsin's prison overcrowding problem.
Supporting Documentation
20200205_SB 745 Testimony Bill Package.pdf

Senate Bill 752
Senate Bill 752
Relating to: recommendation to revoke parole, probation, and extended supervision if a person is charged with a crime. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/5/2020
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.
Comments
The bill is unnecessary and expensive, as the fiscal estimates illustrate.
Supporting Documentation
20200205_SB 745 Testimony Bill Package.pdf

Senate Bill 753
Senate Bill 753
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
2/5/2020
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.
Comments
Most states have eliminated their serious juvenile offender programs. Expanding them will result in sending more children to the troubled, failing, and expensive Lincoln Hills and Copper Lake facilities.
Supporting Documentation
20200205_SB 745 Testimony Bill Package.pdf

Senate Bill 754
Senate Bill 754
Relating to: earned release from parole or extended supervision and discharge from probation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/5/2020
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.
Comments
It is not sensible to keep people locked up simply because their original conviction was one of these felonies. Older people pose fewer disciplinary problems during their incarceration and reoffend at lower rates upon release.
Supporting Documentation
20200205_SB 745 Testimony Bill Package.pdf

Senate Joint Resolution 2
Senate Joint Resolution 2
Relating to: the rights of crime victims (second consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/9/2019
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
Wisconsinites deserve a criminal justice system that is fair, prompt, and adequately resourced. AJR1 will create problems, so adjustments to current protections should be done through statutory provision rather than constitutional amendment.
Supporting Documentation
20190109_2019_1_9TestimonyMarsysLaw.pdf

https://www.aclu-wi.org/en/testimony-aclu-wisconsin-opposition-assembly-joint-resolution-1-and-senate-joint-resolution-2-joint
Senate Joint Resolution 57
Senate Joint Resolution 57
Relating to: convention of the States for one or more Constitutional amendments restraining abuses of power by the federal government.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/7/2019
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
20191007_2019_10_3TestimonyConCon.pdf

Budget Bill Subjects

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

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Police accountability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Police accountability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/25/2021
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

local contracts with the federal government related to housing or detaining persons in locked detention facilities and a limitation on establishing county secured facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
local contracts with the federal government related to housing or detaining persons in locked detention facilities and a limitation on establishing county secured facilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/16/2019
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.

limiting the cooperation of state and local law enforcement officers with certain federal immigration enforcement activities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
limiting the cooperation of state and local law enforcement officers with certain federal immigration enforcement activities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/16/2019
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.

LRB 3567, Prison Gerrymandering Elimination Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3567, Prison Gerrymandering Elimination Act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/25/2019
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.

LRB 1522, Unlock the Vote
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1522, Unlock the Vote

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/25/2019
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.

Red light cameras
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Red light cameras

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/27/2019
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.

Traffic stop training for new law enforcement officers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Traffic stop training for new law enforcement officers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/27/2019
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.

Eliminating LGBTQ “Panic” Defense–LRB-2490
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eliminating LGBTQ “Panic” Defense–LRB-2490

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/5/2019
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.

ICE Detention
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ICE Detention

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/12/2019
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.

Expungement Reform: Pathways to Employment Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Expungement Reform: Pathways to Employment Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/1/2019
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.

Criminal justice reform topics such as expungement, revocation, treatment programs, etc.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Criminal justice reform topics such as expungement, revocation, treatment programs, etc.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/9/2019
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.

Improving conditions of confinement at Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lakes School for Girls.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Improving conditions of confinement at Lincoln Hills School for Boys and Copper Lakes School for Girls.

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.

Criminal justice reform / Decarceration
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Criminal justice reform / Decarceration

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.

LRB-0396 - Joint Legislative Council's Study Committee on the Use of Police Body Cameras
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-0396 - Joint Legislative Council's Study Committee on the Use of Police Body Cameras

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$8,535.34
2019
July - December
$7,337.18
2020
January - June
$9,681.46
2020
July - December
$3,594.85
Total $29,148.83
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
72.80
2019
July - December
100.15
2020
January - June
75.75
2020
July - December
25.75
Total 274.45
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
77.50
2019
July - December
31.50
2020
January - June
115.75
2020
July - December
9.50
Total 234.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: possession of child pornography and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
3 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
3 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
3 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the rights of crime victims (second consideration).
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
7 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: pupil records.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: counting individuals confined in state prison to determine population for redistricting purposes. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: free expression within the University of Wisconsin System, providing an exemption from rule-making procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient 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
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: limiting the cooperation of state and local law enforcement officers with certain federal immigration enforcement activities. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: local contracts with the federal government related to housing or detaining persons in locked detention facilities and a limitation on establishing county secured facilities.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: convention of the States for one or more Constitutional amendments restraining abuses of power by the federal government.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the treatment of a pregnant or postpartum person in prison and county jail. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction, changing the information required on voter registration forms, and changing voting procedure for certain persons who are convicted of felonies. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
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, providing a reduction in shared revenue payments, and creating governmental liability for damages caused by illegal aliens. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
3 %
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: trespassing on the property of an energy provider and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
4 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: trespassing on the property of an energy provider and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
4 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: earned release upon the completion of a training program, reporting on the aging and elderly prison population, 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
2 %
2020
July - December
4 %
Total < 1%
Relating to: maximum period of imprisonment following revocation of extended supervision or probation 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
2 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: mandatory minimum sentence for three or more convictions for retail theft and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: recommendation to revoke parole, probation, and extended supervision if a person is charged with a crime. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: acts for which a juvenile may be placed in correctional placement or the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: committing disorderly conduct while wearing a mask and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
3 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: penalties for violations related to the motor vehicle liability insurance requirement, proof of financial responsibility, requirements for registering motor vehicles, operating a vehicle without an operator's license or after suspension or revocation of an operating privilege, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
3 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: acts for which a juvenile may be placed in correctional placement or the Serious Juvenile Offender Program. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
3 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: mandatory minimum sentence for three or more convictions for retail theft and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
3 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: prosecuting a violent felon for the crime of illegal possession of a firearm.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
3 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: earned release from parole or extended supervision and discharge from probation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
3 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: recommendation to revoke parole, probation, and extended supervision if a person is charged with a crime. (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 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
30 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 9 %

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
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
3 %
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
1 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
3 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
49 %
2019
July - December
70 %
2020
January - June
50 %
2020
July - December
47 %
Total 55 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2 %
2020
July - December
Total < 1%
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
31 %
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
5 %
Total < 1%

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
2019
July - December
2 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures