Wisconsin Association of Home Inspectors

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Home inspectors.

Lobbying Interests:
Any legislation that would affect home inspectors or home inspections.

CEO Name:
Andrew Helgeson
Legislative Committee Chair

Contact
DS
David Strandberg
417 N. Few St.
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 332-1096
julie@wahigroup.com
http://www.wahigroup.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kathleen Kilgore Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/19/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Julie Arnstein Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/3/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 655
Assembly Bill 655
Relating to: regulation of home inspectors, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/9/2019
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
With the introduction and passage of Amendment 2 to the Substitute Amendment 1, WAHI moves to "neutral" on this legislation.
Senate Bill 599
Senate Bill 599
Relating to: regulation of home inspectors, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
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
With the introduction and passage of substitute amendment 1 and amendment 2 to the substitute amendment, WAHI moves to "neutral" on this legislation.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Written reports of home inspectors
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Written reports of home inspectors

SS 091_18
For
Notification Date
1/28/2019
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.

Written reports of home inspectors
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Written reports of home inspectors

SS 090_18
For
Notification Date
1/28/2019
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

All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in responses to COVID-19
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
All matters related to funding and regulatory changes in responses to COVID-19

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/8/2020
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.

relating to the standards of practice for home inspectors
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to the standards of practice for home inspectors

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/11/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

training requirements for home inspectors
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
training requirements for home inspectors

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/11/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Regulation of home inspectors
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of home inspectors

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/11/2019
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$4,593.00
2019
July - December
$11,444.56
2020
January - June
$8,418.00
2020
July - December
$4,179.38
Total $28,634.94
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
2.70
2019
July - December
24.45
2020
January - June
24.80
2020
July - December
0.95
Total 52.90
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
34.50
2019
July - December
161.50
2020
January - June
120.60
2020
July - December
44.40
Total 361.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: regulation of home inspectors, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
40 %
2020
July - December
Total 21 %
Relating to: regulation of home inspectors, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
35 %
2020
July - December
Total 19 %

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
10 %
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
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total < 1%

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
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 7 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
30 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 15 %
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 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
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %

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
80 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
75 %
Total 31 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures