Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
American Indian Tribe

Lobbying Interests:
We are interested in areas of public policy dealing with the economic, social, environmental, and health of our members.

Title:
Tribal Chairman

Contact
DC
Douglas Cox
PO Box 910
Keshena, WI 54135
(715) 799-5113
(715) 799-3373
dcox@mitw.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Joseph Strohl Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/22/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 6
Assembly Bill 6
Relating to: the handling of deer carcasses in the field, the transport of deer carcasses, and the suspension of portions of emergency rules of the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/19/2019
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 13
Assembly Bill 13
Relating to: workforce training grants for seminars in high-demand fields to teach new skills and provide micro-credentials and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 30
Assembly Bill 30
Relating to: creating a procedure for granting certificates of qualification for employment for persons convicted of a crime and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 123

For
Notification Date
8/6/2019
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 33
Assembly Bill 33
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/19/2019
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 36
Assembly Bill 36
Relating to: grants to technical college students for apprenticeship expenses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2019
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
Bill should be amended to include apprenticeships offered by Tribal Colleges.
Assembly Bill 51
Assembly Bill 51
Relating to: the minority teacher loan program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 35

For
Notification Date
3/19/2019
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
Support for the bill and Assembly Amendment 1.
Assembly Bill 55
Assembly Bill 55
Relating to: applicability of 2017 Wisconsin Act 184; time frame for reports for sexually violent persons petitioning for supervised release; and placement of sexually violent persons on supervised release.

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.
Comments
Bill should be amended to require that if a county committee selects a location within an Indian reservation, that tribe be given an opportunity to serve on the committee as well.
Assembly Bill 66
Assembly Bill 66
Relating to: creative economy development initiative grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2019
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.
Comments
Bill should be amended to make Indian Tribal governments eligible to apply as well.
Assembly Bill 81
Assembly Bill 81
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 104
Assembly Bill 104
Relating to: battery or threat to an officer of the court in a tribal proceeding and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 105
Assembly Bill 105
Relating to: model academic standards for American Indian studies. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 106
Assembly Bill 106
Relating to: informational materials related to a school board's obligation to provide instruction on American Indians. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 107
Assembly Bill 107
Relating to: the American Indian studies requirement for teacher licensure.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 108
Assembly Bill 108
Relating to: requiring private schools participating in a parental choice program and independent charter schools to provide instruction in American Indian history, culture, and tribal sovereignty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 109
Assembly Bill 109
Relating to: required instruction in American Indian studies in the elementary and high school grades. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/25/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 123
Assembly Bill 123
Relating to: housing grants to homeless individuals and families and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/25/2019
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.
Comments
Bill should be amended to make it clear that Indian tribes are eligible to apply for funds.
Assembly Bill 189
Assembly Bill 189
Relating to: transferability of courses between the University of Wisconsin System, technical college system, and tribally controlled and private colleges. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 46

For
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.
Assembly Bill 198
Assembly Bill 198
Relating to: battery or threat to a probation, extended supervision, and parole agent; a community supervision agent; or an aftercare agent or a family member of the agent and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2019
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
Menominee Tribe would like to see bill amended to cover their employees and families that are in similar positions as those in counties.
Assembly Bill 236
Assembly Bill 236
Relating to: persons who use medical marijuana legally and possession of a firearm and confidentiality of the registry status of a person on a medical marijuana registry.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/7/2020
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.
Comments
Menominee is concerned about the need to legally identify the father.
Assembly Bill 291
Assembly Bill 291
Relating to: trauma-informed care position grants and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/6/2019
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 313
Assembly Bill 313
Relating to: establishing a tick-borne disease study committee. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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
Bill should be amended to give Indian tribes in Wisconsin a seat on the study committee.
Assembly Bill 410
Assembly Bill 410
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/25/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 525
Assembly Bill 525
Relating to: implementing a suicide prevention program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/29/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 527
Assembly Bill 527
Relating to: grants related to preventing suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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
Bill should be amended to give Indian tribes in Wisconsin the right to apply for these funds.
Assembly Bill 528
Assembly Bill 528
Relating to: grants to support peer-to-peer suicide prevention programs in high schools, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 83

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 530
Assembly Bill 530
Relating to: grants for suicide prevention programming and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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
Bill should be amended to give Indian tribes in Wisconsin the right to apply for the grant funds.
Assembly Bill 533
Assembly Bill 533
Relating to: funding for chronic wasting disease research and management and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 534
Assembly Bill 534
Relating to: chronic wasting disease testing and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 535
Assembly Bill 535
Relating to: deer carcass disposal sites, chronic wasting disease education, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 548
Assembly Bill 548
Relating to: creating a task force on missing and murdered tribal women and girls and making an appropriation. (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 559
Assembly Bill 559
Relating to: grounds for finding a child in need of protection or services or for terminating parental rights, right to a jury trial in a termination of parental rights proceeding, and permanency plan reviews. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/31/2019
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
Supports the Sub Amendment but still opposes the bill.`
Assembly Bill 560
Assembly Bill 560
Relating to: termination of parental rights if a child has been placed outside the home for 15 of the last 22 months. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/31/2019
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
Neutral on bill if Substitute Amendment 1 is adopted.
Assembly Bill 561
Assembly Bill 561
Relating to: postadoption contact agreements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/31/2019
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
Supports the Sub Amendment and if amended further to made the contract non-binding would support the bill.
Assembly Bill 562
Assembly Bill 562
Relating to: the rights of a foster parent or other physical custodian of a child on removal of the child from the person's home. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/31/2019
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
Supports the Sub Amendment and Amend 1 to Sub but still strongly opposes the bill.
Assembly Bill 563
Assembly Bill 563
Relating to: providing permanency plan and comments to foster parents and foster children over the age of 12 in advance of a permanency plan review or hearing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/31/2019
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
With the adoption of the Sub Amendment position becomes neutral. If bill further amended to deny access to the Permanency Plan by foster parents the Tribe would support the bill.
Assembly Bill 564
Assembly Bill 564
Relating to: eligibility for adoption assistance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 92

For
Notification Date
10/31/2019
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
Supports the amendment too
Assembly Bill 565
Assembly Bill 565
Relating to: placement of a child with a relative under the Children's Code or the Juvenile Justice Code.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/31/2019
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
Menominee is neutral on bill if Sub Amendment is adopted.
Assembly Bill 566
Assembly Bill 566
Relating to: the procedure in a CHIPS or JIPS proceeding for an involuntary termination of parental rights. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/31/2019
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
Against both the Sub Amendment and the bill.
Assembly Bill 579
Assembly Bill 579
Relating to: access by an adult adoptee to report of adoption. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/31/2019
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 17
Senate Bill 17
Relating to: workforce training grants for seminars in high-demand fields to teach new skills and provide micro-credentials and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2019
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.
Senate Bill 33
Senate Bill 33
Relating to: the collection of victim restitution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.
Senate Bill 34
Senate Bill 34
Relating to: creating a procedure for granting certificates of qualification for employment for persons convicted of a crime and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/6/2019
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 39
Senate Bill 39
Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.
Senate Bill 44
Senate Bill 44
Relating to: grants to technical college students for apprenticeship expenses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2019
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
Menominee Tribe supports Substitute Amendment 2 that includes apprenticeships offered by Tribal Colleges.
Senate Bill 55
Senate Bill 55
Relating to: the minority teacher loan program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/19/2019
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
Support both the bill and Senate Amendment 1.
Senate Bill 60
Senate Bill 60
Relating to: applicability of 2017 Wisconsin Act 184; time frame for reports for sexually violent persons petitioning for supervised release; and placement of sexually violent persons on supervised release.

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.
Comments
Bill should be amended to give an Indian tribe a seat on the county committee if a location is selected that is on the tribe's reservation.
Senate Bill 82
Senate Bill 82
Relating to: creative economy development initiative grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2019
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.
Comments
Bill should be amended to make Indian Tribal governments eligible to apply as well.
Senate Bill 89
Senate Bill 89
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/14/2019
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.
Senate Bill 119
Senate Bill 119
Relating to: housing grants to homeless individuals and families and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/25/2019
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.
Comments
Bill should be amended to make it clear that Indian tribes are eligible to apply for grants.
Senate Bill 165
Senate Bill 165
Relating to: transferability of courses between the University of Wisconsin System, technical college system, and tribally controlled and private colleges. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 185
Senate Bill 185
Relating to: battery or threat to a probation, extended supervision, and parole agent; a community supervision agent; or an aftercare agent or a family member of the agent and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2019
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
Menominee Tribe supports the bill and Senate Amendment 1.
Senate Bill 232
Senate Bill 232
Relating to: termination of parental rights; the rights of alleged fathers in certain proceedings; and payments allowed in connection with an adoption. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/7/2020
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.
Comments
Menominee continues to have concerns with the need to be able to identify the legal father.
Senate Bill 259
Senate Bill 259
Relating to: trauma-informed care position grants and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/6/2019
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 300
Senate Bill 300
Relating to: establishing a tick-borne disease study committee. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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
Bill should be amended to provide Indian tribes in Wisconsin with a seat on the study committee.
Senate Bill 380
Senate Bill 380
Relating to: coverage of services under Medical Assistance provided through telehealth and other technologies, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 56

For
Notification Date
9/25/2019
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.
Senate Bill 473
Senate Bill 473
Relating to: funding for chronic wasting disease research and management and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 474
Senate Bill 474
Relating to: chronic wasting disease testing and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 477
Senate Bill 477
Relating to: deer carcass disposal sites, chronic wasting disease education, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 493
Senate Bill 493
Relating to: creating a task force on missing and murdered tribal women and girls and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/13/2019
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.
Senate Bill 498
Senate Bill 498
Relating to: grants to support peer-to-peer suicide prevention programs in high schools, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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.
Senate Bill 504
Senate Bill 504
Relating to: grants for suicide prevention programming and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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
Bill should be amended to give Indian tribes in Wisconsin the right to apply for the funds.
Senate Bill 521
Senate Bill 521
Relating to: access by an adult adoptee to report of adoption. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/31/2019
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 531
Senate Bill 531
Relating to: providing permanency plan and comments to foster parents and foster children over the age of 12 in advance of a permanency plan review or hearing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/2/2019
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 532
Senate Bill 532
Relating to: the rights of a foster parent or other physical custodian of a child on removal of the child from the person's home. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/2/2019
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 533
Senate Bill 533
Relating to: eligibility for adoption assistance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/2/2019
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 534
Senate Bill 534
Relating to: postadoption contact agreements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/2/2019
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
Menominee Tribe continues to oppose the bill because it has not been amended to make the contract non-binding.
Senate Bill 548
Senate Bill 548
Relating to: placement of a child with a relative under the Children's Code or the Juvenile Justice Code.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/2/2019
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 548
Senate Bill 548
Relating to: placement of a child with a relative under the Children's Code or the Juvenile Justice Code.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/2/2019
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Division of Gaming
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Division of Gaming

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Children and Families: Children and Family Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Children and Families: Children and Family Services

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Corrections: Adult Correctional Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Adult Correctional Services

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Corrections: Juvenile Correctional Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Corrections: Juvenile Correctional Services

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Health Services:Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services:Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Services

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Higher Education Aids Board
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Higher Education Aids Board

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Natural Resources: Environmental Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Environmental Management

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife, and Parks

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Public Instruction: Aids to Libraries, Individuals and Organizations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Aids to Libraries, Individuals and Organizations

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Tourism: Tourism Development and Promotion
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Tourism: Tourism Development and Promotion

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Assistance

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Veterans Affairs: Loans and Aids to Veterans
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Veterans Affairs: Loans and Aids to Veterans

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Nonferrous metallic mineral exploration, bulk sampling, prospecting, mining and mining waste management – Chapters NR 130, NR 131, NR 132 and NR 182
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Nonferrous metallic mineral exploration, bulk sampling, prospecting, mining and mining waste management – Chapters NR 130, NR 131, NR 132 and NR 182

SS 099_18
Other
Notification Date
3/18/2019
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Any legislation that addresses the COVID-19 Crisis.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any legislation that addresses the COVID-19 Crisis.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/25/2020
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.

Drug Treatment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Drug Treatment

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2019
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.

Mascots & Logos
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Mascots & Logos

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2019
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.

Taxes on Tribes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxes on Tribes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2019
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.

Tribal Gaming
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tribal Gaming

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2019
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.

Transportation Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2019
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.

Health Care Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Care Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2019
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2019
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
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Criminal Justice Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2019
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.

Environmental Regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Environmental Regulation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2019
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.

State Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2019
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.

Chronic Wasting Disease
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chronic Wasting Disease

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/17/2018
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.

Regulation and Enforcement of Food Safety Codes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation and Enforcement of Food Safety Codes

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/17/2018
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
$24,991.00
2019
July - December
$20,506.99
2020
January - June
$18,600.00
2020
July - December
$15,675.00
Total $79,772.99
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
36.50
2019
July - December
15.00
2020
January - June
28.00
2020
July - December
17.00
Total 96.50
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
274.01
2019
July - December
248.50
2020
January - June
219.25
2020
July - December
192.50
Total 934.26

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the handling of deer carcasses in the field, the transport of deer carcasses, and the suspension of portions of emergency rules of the Department of Natural Resources.
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: battery or threat to an officer of the court in a tribal proceeding and providing a penalty.
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
5 %
Total 4 %
Relating to: housing grants to homeless individuals and families 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: grants to technical college students for apprenticeship expenses 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: the minority teacher loan program. (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: model academic standards for American Indian studies. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: licensure of dental therapists; extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; providing an exemption from rule-making 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
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: grounds for finding a child in need of protection or services or for terminating parental rights, right to a jury trial in a termination of parental rights proceeding, and permanency plan reviews. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
25 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: creating a task force on missing and murdered tribal women and girls 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
10 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %
Relating to: required instruction in American Indian studies in the elementary and high school grades. (FE)
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%

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
5 %
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
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
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 3 %
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
10 %
Total 2 %
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
10 %
Total 2 %

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
5 %
2020
January - June
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
Total 1 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
35 %
2020
July - December
Total 8 %

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
25 %
2019
July - December
30 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
40 %
Total 27 %

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
5 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 14 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures