Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Primarily local lake associations and lake districts, in addition to individual members and other organizational members who are interested in the use and health of Wisconsin's inland waters.

Lobbying Interests:
Water resources management, surface water regulation, boating, recreational boating programs, taxation, finance, local government, environment and DNR budget and appropriations, shoreland protection.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
ME
Michael Engleson
PO Box 7723
Madison, WI 53707
(608) 661-4313
mengleson@wisconsinlakes.org
https://www.wisconsinlakes.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 37
Assembly Bill 37
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways and required real estate disclosures.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 500
Assembly Bill 500
Relating to: allowing installation of certain groundwater recharge systems.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/6/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 505
Assembly Bill 505
Relating to: aquatic plant management plans and permit exemptions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/6/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 919
Assembly Bill 919
Relating to: the construction of bridges in a shoreland setback area and vegetative buffer zone requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/22/2022
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 46
Senate Bill 46
Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways and required real estate disclosures.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 47

Other
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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.
Supporting Documentation
20210215_2021 SB 46 - WI Lakes Statement.pdf

Senate Bill 494
Senate Bill 494
Relating to: aquatic plant management plans and permit exemptions.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/13/2021
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.
Senate Bill 677
Senate Bill 677
Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/9/2021
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.
Senate Bill 678
Senate Bill 678
Relating to: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/9/2021
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.
Senate Bill 867
Senate Bill 867
Relating to: the construction of bridges in a shoreland setback area and vegetative buffer zone requirements.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 200

For
Notification Date
2/22/2022
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

Aquatic plant management, manual removal and mechanical control regulations, and aquatic habitat protection, and surface water grants.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Aquatic plant management, manual removal and mechanical control regulations, and aquatic habitat protection, and surface water grants.
Scope Statement
SS 024_20
None
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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.

Targeted performance standards and prohibitions to abate pollution of groundwater by nitrate in sensitive areas
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
Targeted performance standards and prohibitions to abate pollution of groundwater by nitrate in sensitive areas
Scope Statement
SS 077_19
None
Notification Date
2/15/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Shoreland zoning laws and regulations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Shoreland zoning laws and regulations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/15/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$234.38
2021
July - December
$670.80
2022
January - June
$638.42
Total $1,543.60
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
1.50
2021
July - December
7.00
2022
January - June
3.50
Total 12.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
7.50
2021
July - December
14.50
2022
January - June
14.50
Total 36.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the presumption of riparian rights on navigable waterways and required real estate disclosures.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
32 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: creating a commercial nitrogen optimization pilot program, providing crop insurance rebates for cover crops, creating a hydrogeologist position, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: nitrates under the well compensation program; eligibility for producer-led watershed, lake, and river protection grants; and the annual allocation plan for county conservation grants. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: aquatic plant management plans and permit exemptions.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
30 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: aquatic plant management plans and permit exemptions.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
53 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 23 %
Relating to: the construction of bridges in a shoreland setback area and vegetative buffer zone requirements.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
19 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: the construction of bridges in a shoreland setback area and vegetative buffer zone requirements.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
70 %
2022
July - December
Total 27 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
32 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
36 %
2021
July - December
12 %
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total 12 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
1 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
9 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures