Wisconsin Society of Land Surveyors

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Association represents the interest of land surveying and land surveyors in Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation involving licensing issues, water laws, land law, condominiums, land records, electronic recording of land records, subdivisions and liability issues impacting land surveying and land surveyors.

CEO Name:
Robert Beilfuss
Executive Director

Contact
FT
Francis Thousand
5113 Spaanem Avenue
Madison, WI 53716
(608) 770-9759
(608) 222-6152
fthousand@charter.net
http://www.wsls.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Welch Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/18/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 262
Assembly Bill 262
Relating to: liability of owners of vehicles involved in certain speed limit and failure to yield right-of-way violations, driver education instruction, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/8/2019
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 551
Assembly Bill 551
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/11/2020
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 244
Senate Bill 244
Relating to: liability of owners of vehicles involved in certain speed limit and failure to yield right-of-way violations, driver education instruction, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/8/2019
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 501
Senate Bill 501
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/11/2020
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Minimum standards for property surveys
Agency Name
Examining Board of Architects, Landscape Architects, Professional Engineers, Designers, and Professional Land Surveyors (A-E)

Subject
Minimum standards for property surveys

SS 009_18
For
Notification Date
2/3/2019
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Regulations dealing with the location of underground utilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulations dealing with the location of underground utilities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/3/2019
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.

Any legislation affecting the profession of land surveying.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any legislation affecting the profession of land surveying.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2018
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
$6,000.00
2019
July - December
$6,000.00
2020
January - June
$6,000.00
2020
July - December
$6,000.00
Total $24,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
6.00
2019
July - December
4.00
2020
January - June
3.00
2020
July - December
2.00
Total 15.00
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
10.00
2019
July - December
9.50
2020
January - June
21.00
2020
July - December
3.00
Total 43.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 7 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
40 %
2019
July - December
50 %
2020
January - June
40 %
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 41 %

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
40 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 25 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
40 %
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
20 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 20 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures