American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin (ACEC WI) represents Wisconsin’s engineering businesses. Our mission is to create a healthy environment for engineering firms to advance the prosperity and welfare of Wisconsin. ACEC WI members design roads, bridges, dams, water and wastewater facilities, buildings, recreational facilities and more.

Lobbying Interests:
The American Council of Engineering Companies of Wisconsin monitors contracting issues including qualifications based selection, procurement & design-build, environmental & development issues, infrastructure, transportation and state agency funding, tort reform, licensing matters of design professionals.

CEO Name:
Chris Klein
President & CEO

Contact
CK
Chris Klein
316 W Washington Ave, Suite 950
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 257-9223
(608) 257-0009
chris@acecwi.org
http://www.acecwi.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Nels A Rude Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/26/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter Kammer Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/26/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Chris Klein Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 3/2/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 152
Assembly Bill 152
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment, and examination of plumbing plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2021
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 320
Assembly Bill 320
Relating to: registration and the scope of practice of interior designers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/13/2021
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.
Comments
ACEC-WI is neutral on AB320 as introduced but opposes changes proposed in Assembly Amendment 1. ACEC-WI is neutral on AB320 with the passage of Amendment 2.
Assembly Bill 588
Assembly Bill 588
Relating to: allowing persons to charge fees for the use of electric vehicle charging stations and the installation and operation of electric vehicle charging stations by the Department of Transportation or a political subdivision.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/8/2021
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 775
Assembly Bill 775
Relating to: planning and design of a new engineering building at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 206

For
Notification Date
1/19/2022
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 857
Assembly Bill 857
Relating to: examinations required for obtaining a credential.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/25/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 167
Senate Bill 167
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment, and examination of plumbing plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/23/2021
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 573
Senate Bill 573
Relating to: allowing persons to charge fees for the use of electric vehicle charging stations and the installation and operation of electric vehicle charging stations by the Department of Transportation or a political subdivision.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/8/2021
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 868
Senate Bill 868
Relating to: restriction of state or local governmental acquisition, possession, and use of certain drones. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/2/2022
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

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

Building Commission Activities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Building Commission Activities

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

Contracting with the private sector for professional services
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Contracting with the private sector for professional services

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

Recommendations relating to state building projects and procedures
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Recommendations relating to state building projects and procedures

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

The use of plastics in construction or public works project
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The use of plastics in construction or public works project

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

Increase the amount of grant money provided in the Environmental Improvement Fund
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increase the amount of grant money provided in the Environmental Improvement Fund

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

development, drafting or introduction of a proposal related to the Municipal Flood Control Grant program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
development, drafting or introduction of a proposal related to the Municipal Flood Control Grant program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

development, drafting or introduction of a proposal related to the Urban Nonpoint Source Grant program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
development, drafting or introduction of a proposal related to the Urban Nonpoint Source Grant program

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

appointment of state agency officials
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
appointment of state agency officials

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

topics related to alternative delivery methods of public projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
topics related to alternative delivery methods of public projects

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

topics related to tolling
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
topics related to tolling

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

Speakers Task Force to study water quality
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Speakers Task Force to study water quality

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/26/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$42,014.60
2021
July - December
$34,611.36
2022
January - June
$28,574.41
Total $105,200.37
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
25.90
2021
July - December
31.95
2022
January - June
18.45
Total 76.30
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
292.00
2021
July - December
113.50
2022
January - June
52.25
Total 457.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: registration and the scope of practice of interior designers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
35 %
2022
July - December
Total 20 %
Relating to: allowing persons to charge fees for the use of electric vehicle charging stations and the installation and operation of electric vehicle charging stations by the Department of Transportation or a political subdivision.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

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
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
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 6 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 22 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
30 %
2021
July - December
45 %
2022
January - June
50 %
2022
July - December
Total 37 %

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
5 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures