Wisconsin Land Title Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Land title industry - abstractors, title agents, title underwriters.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting real estate and title to real estate.

CEO Name:
Laura Kocum
Association Manager

Contact
LK
Laura Kocum
16 N CARROLL STREET, SUITE 600
MADISON, WI 53703
(608) 819-0150 x_____
bob@thewelchgroup.org
http://wlta.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Samantha Stohlman Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/14/2020 Withdrawn On 5/31/2022
Robert Welch Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/14/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

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
2/19/2021
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 65
Assembly Bill 65
Relating to: real estate disclosure reports.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2021
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 208
Assembly Bill 208
Relating to: maintenance and repair of private roads.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/30/2021
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 441
Assembly Bill 441
Relating to: inspections of and disclosures regarding residential dumbwaiters and elevators in real estate transactions and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/3/2021
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 566
Assembly Bill 566
Relating to: adopting revisions to the state's uniform limited partnership law and the state's limited liability company law; making modifications to the state's uniform partnership law; procedures applicable to business corporations and nonstock corporati...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/18/2021
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 612
Assembly Bill 612
Relating to: requirements related to condominium documents and technical changes to condominium law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/18/2021
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 707
Assembly Bill 707
Relating to: creating an exception to the 40-year recording requirement for recorded access easements.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/6/2022
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.
Comments
Unless amended
Assembly Bill 849
Assembly Bill 849
Relating to: use of fill in commercial waterways and establishing shorelines of Great Lakes waters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 917
Assembly Bill 917
Relating to: regulating homeowners' associations and requiring the Department of Financial Institutions to create a filing system for notices filed by homeowners' associations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2022
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
1/29/2021
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 73
Senate Bill 73
Relating to: real estate disclosure reports.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 96

For
Notification Date
3/30/2021
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 283
Senate Bill 283
Relating to: maintenance and repair of private roads.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 99

For
Notification Date
4/9/2021
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 566
Senate Bill 566
Relating to: adopting revisions to the state's uniform limited partnership law and the state's limited liability company law; making modifications to the state's uniform partnership law; procedures applicable to business corporations and nonstock corporati...

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 258

For
Notification Date
10/18/2021
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 590
Senate Bill 590
Relating to: requirements related to condominium documents and technical changes to condominium law.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 168

For
Notification Date
10/18/2021
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 682
Senate Bill 682
Relating to: creating an exception to the 40-year recording requirement for recorded access easements.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 174

Against
Notification Date
1/6/2022
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.
Comments
Unless amended
Senate Bill 865
Senate Bill 865
Relating to: regulating homeowners' associations and requiring the Department of Financial Institutions to create a filing system for notices filed by homeowners' associations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 199

For
Notification Date
2/10/2022
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 900
Senate Bill 900
Relating to: use of fill in commercial waterways and establishing shorelines of Great Lakes waters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2022
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Financial Institutions: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/25/2021
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

2023-25 State Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2023-25 State Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/25/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 1513: Creating an exception to the 40 year recording requirement for recorded access easements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1513: Creating an exception to the 40 year recording requirement for recorded access easements

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/25/2021
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.

Any proposal dealing with remote on line notarization
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposal dealing with remote on line notarization

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Any proposal that would affect land title industry
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposal that would affect land title industry

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2020
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$15,000.00
2021
July - December
$15,000.00
2022
January - June
$15,000.00
Total $45,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
16.00
2021
July - December
29.50
2022
January - June
22.50
Total 68.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
12.00
2021
July - December
22.00
2022
January - June
36.50
Total 70.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: maintenance and repair of private roads.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: maintenance and repair of private roads.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: creating an exception to the 40-year recording requirement for recorded access easements.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: creating an exception to the 40-year recording requirement for recorded access easements.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
Total 13 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 16 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
40 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 15 %

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
20 %
2021
July - December
30 %
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
Total 28 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures