RENEW Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wind energy, solar energy, bioenergy, hydropower, geothermal, biomass, biogas, energy storage, battery storage, electric vehicles

Lobbying Interests:
Renewable energy, energy, electricity, utilities, Focus on Energy, wind, solar, bioenergy, energy storage, electric vehicles

Title:
Director of Government Affairs

Contact
JB
JIm Boullion
214 N. Hamilton Street Suite 300
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 255-4044 x4
jim@renewwisconsin.org
http://www.renewwisconsin.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jim A Boullion Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/14/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 113
Assembly Bill 113
Relating to: buying and selling water pollution credits through a central clearinghouse. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/7/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 159
Assembly Bill 159
Relating to: the operation of electric scooters on highways, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/7/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 233
Assembly Bill 233
Relating to: charging facility grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/24/2019
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 235
Assembly Bill 235
Relating to: exception from local levy limits for political subdivisions receiving certain utility aid payments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 45

For
Notification Date
5/24/2019
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 237
Assembly Bill 237
Relating to: reimbursement grants to employers for payment of costs for certification programs in solar energy and wind energy systems. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/27/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 270
Assembly Bill 270
Relating to: creating the Wisconsin Renewable Energy Development Authority to participate in and guarantee certain energy-related loans, implement other energy-related programs, and make certain grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/16/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 498
Assembly Bill 498
Relating to: loans and repayment assistance by a political subdivision for certain improvements to properties and collection of the debt by special charge.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/12/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 553
Assembly Bill 553
Relating to: the school district revenue limit adjustment for energy efficiency projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2019
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 712
Assembly Bill 712
Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2020
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

For
Notification Date
2/24/2020
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 91
Senate Bill 91
Relating to: buying and selling water pollution credits through a central clearinghouse. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 151

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.
Senate Bill 152
Senate Bill 152
Relating to: the operation of electric scooters on highways, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 11

For
Notification Date
6/7/2019
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.
Senate Bill 218
Senate Bill 218
Relating to: reimbursement grants to employers for payment of costs for certification programs in solar energy and wind energy systems. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/20/2019
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 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: charging facility grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/7/2019
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.
Senate Bill 251
Senate Bill 251
Relating to: exception from local levy limits for political subdivisions receiving certain utility aid payments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/7/2019
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.
Senate Bill 253
Senate Bill 253
Relating to: creating the Wisconsin Renewable Energy Development Authority to participate in and guarantee certain energy-related loans, implement other energy-related programs, and make certain grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/16/2019
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 452
Senate Bill 452
Relating to: loans and repayment assistance by a political subdivision for certain improvements to properties and collection of the debt by special charge.

Bill Text and History

None
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.
Senate Bill 494
Senate Bill 494
Relating to: the school district revenue limit adjustment for energy efficiency projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2019
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 689
Senate Bill 689
Relating to: making various changes to statutes administered by the Public Service Commission and requiring investor-owned energy utilities to fund a consumer advocate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2020
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 722
Senate Bill 722
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

For
Notification Date
2/24/2020
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

Administration: Utility Public Benefits and Air Quality Improvement
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Utility Public Benefits and Air Quality Improvement

Notification Date
3/4/2019
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.

Comments
Use of the Volkswagen Settlement Trust Funds for Electric Vehicle Charging.

Building Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Commission

Notification Date
3/4/2019
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.

Comments
Capitol Budget as it relates to funding for renewable energy.

Public Service Commission: Regulation of Public Utilities
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Regulation of Public Utilities

Notification Date
3/13/2019
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
Focus on Energy program. Transfer of State Energy Office to DOA. Ratepayer Advocate Grants

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
3/4/2019
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.

Comments
Funding for DSPS staff to conduct statewide electrical inspection services.

Technical College System Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Technical College System Board

Notification Date
3/13/2019
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
Training opportunities for prospective renewable energy industry employees.

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

Notification Date
6/7/2019
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.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Notification Date
3/13/2019
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
Tax credits for energy efficiency or renewable energy.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Fee schedule for commercial electrical inspections
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Fee schedule for commercial electrical inspections

SS 039_19
Other
Notification Date
6/7/2019
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Governor's Climate Change Task Force
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor's Climate Change Task Force

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/18/2020
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.

Rebates or credits for renewable energy purchases
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rebates or credits for renewable energy purchases

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/24/2019
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.

Water Quality Task Force issues as related to biodigesters
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Water Quality Task Force issues as related to biodigesters

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Issues related to closing electric power generation facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to closing electric power generation facilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Construction Permitting and Inspection Requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Construction Permitting and Inspection Requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Building Commission and Capital Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Building Commission and Capital Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Regulation and financing of renewable energy such as photovoltaic solar arrays, biodigesters, wind turbines, geothermal and hydro power.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation and financing of renewable energy such as photovoltaic solar arrays, biodigesters, wind turbines, geothermal and hydro power.

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.

Building codes related to solar energy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Building codes related to solar energy.

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.

Legislation or rules related to electric vehicles.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation or rules related to electric vehicles.

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.

Worker training programs in Wisconsin technical colleges.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker training programs in Wisconsin technical colleges.

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
$9,721.46
2019
July - December
$3,787.50
2020
January - June
$4,954.50
2020
July - December
$2,269.65
Total $20,733.11
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
50.00
2019
July - December
25.00
2020
January - June
14.50
2020
July - December
10.00
Total 99.50
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
172.50
2019
July - December
61.00
2020
January - June
98.00
2020
July - December
38.50
Total 370.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: reimbursement grants to employers for payment of costs for certification programs in solar energy and wind energy systems. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: reimbursement grants to employers for payment of costs for certification programs in solar energy and wind energy systems. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: charging facility grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: charging facility grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %

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
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
30 %
Total 9 %
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
15 %
Total 2 %

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
35 %
2019
July - December
50 %
2020
January - June
50 %
2020
July - December
50 %
Total 43 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures