Midwest Association of Independent Camps

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
MAIC is a group of camp professionals who are dedicated to promoting high quality standards in organized camping, while offering children and their parents the best possible camp experience.

Lobbying Interests:
All legislation and rulemaking that impacts private camps including DNR regulation, permitting, employment issues and more.

CEO Name:
Gabe Chernov

Contact
GC
Gabe Chernov
10523 N Pine Tree Circle
Mequon, WI 53092
(262) 238-1263
gabe@birchtrail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jason Childress Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/30/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Joe Leibham Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/30/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Alicia Schweitzer Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/3/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 155
Assembly Bill 155
Relating to: inspections of recreational and educational camps. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/17/2021
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 159
Assembly Bill 159
Relating to: temporary practice by physicians at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/17/2021
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 166
Assembly Bill 166
Relating to: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 46

For
Notification Date
3/19/2021
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 910
Assembly Bill 910
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 231

For
Notification Date
1/28/2022
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 911
Assembly Bill 911
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 232

For
Notification Date
1/28/2022
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 168
Senate Bill 168
Relating to: temporary practice by physicians at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 44

For
Notification Date
3/17/2021
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 169
Senate Bill 169
Relating to: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/17/2021
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 171
Senate Bill 171
Relating to: inspections of recreational and educational camps. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 45

For
Notification Date
3/17/2021
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 897
Senate Bill 897
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2022
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Rulemaking related to building codes for summer camps.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rulemaking related to building codes for summer camps.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
8/26/2021
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.

Matters related to unemployment insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to unemployment insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/12/2021
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.

Matters related to Unemployment Insurance for college student employees.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to Unemployment Insurance for college student employees.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
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.

Matters related to physician licensure in camp settings.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to physician licensure in camp settings.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
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.

The impact of current regulation of private camps and campgrounds on the operations of private camps in Wisconsin. The impact of potential changes to the regulatory framework under which private camps are governed.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The impact of current regulation of private camps and campgrounds on the operations of private camps in Wisconsin. The impact of potential changes to the regulatory framework under which private camps are governed.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2020
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
$13,712.50
2021
July - December
$12,960.00
2022
January - June
$12,960.00
Total $39,632.50
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
27.90
2021
July - December
0.00
2022
January - June
8.00
Total 35.90
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
12.00
2021
July - December
3.70
2022
January - June
6.70
Total 22.40

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: inspections of recreational and educational camps. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: temporary practice by physicians at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
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 7 %
Relating to: temporary practice by physicians at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
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 7 %
Relating to: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: inspections of recreational and educational camps. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 14 %
Relating to: temporary practice by registered nurses at camps, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
40 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 29 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
90 %
2022
July - December
Total 23 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
50 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

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
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures