Wisconsin State Firefighter's Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Association represents both volunteer and career firefighters in Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
Our Association would be interested in FEMA, DNR and Homeland Security legislation. We would be interested in issues related to firefighter health and safety.

CEO Name:
Todd Blaser
Executive Assistant

Contact
ANG
Annette N Geisler
PO Box 267
Mazomanie, WI 53560
(608) 401-1650
wsfa@wi-state-firefighters.org
http://www.wi-state-firefighters.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Thomas Fonfara Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/11/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 140
Assembly Bill 140
Relating to: expanding the clean sweep program to include collection of certain fire fighting foams and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/6/2021
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 257
Assembly Bill 257
Relating to: a tax credit for volunteer emergency responders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/24/2021
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 297
Assembly Bill 297
Relating to: traffic violations when emergency or roadside response vehicles are present and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 115

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 308
Assembly Bill 308
Relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for donations to the Wisconsin State Firefighters Memorial, Inc., and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/30/2021
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 376
Assembly Bill 376
Relating to: a statewide urban search and rescue task force, regional emergency response teams, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/8/2021
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 405
Assembly Bill 405
Relating to: special observance days in schools.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/18/2021
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 778
Assembly Bill 778
Relating to: changing the conditions of liability for worker's compensation benefits for emergency medical services practitioners, emergency medical responders, volunteer fire fighters, correctional officers, emergency dispatchers, coroners and coroner sta...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/17/2022
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 874
Assembly Bill 874
Relating to: emergency medical transportation services under Medical Assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 228

For
Notification Date
1/20/2022
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 156
Senate Bill 156
Relating to: expanding the clean sweep program to include collection of certain fire fighting foams and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2021
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 263
Senate Bill 263
Relating to: a tax credit for volunteer emergency responders. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/8/2021
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 311
Senate Bill 311
Relating to: traffic violations when emergency or roadside response vehicles are present and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/27/2021
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 321
Senate Bill 321
Relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for donations to the Wisconsin State Firefighters Memorial, Inc., and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/30/2021
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 398
Senate Bill 398
Relating to: special observance days in schools.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 213

For
Notification Date
8/18/2021
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 681
Senate Bill 681
Relating to: changing the conditions of liability for worker's compensation benefits for emergency medical services practitioners, emergency medical responders, volunteer fire fighters, correctional officers, emergency dispatchers, coroners and coroner sta...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/18/2021
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 826
Senate Bill 826
Relating to: emergency medical transportation services under Medical Assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2022
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$6,000.00
2021
July - December
$6,000.00
2022
January - June
$6,000.00
Total $18,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
10.00
2021
July - December
0.00
2022
January - June
0.00
Total 10.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
69.10
2021
July - December
135.20
2022
January - June
56.00
Total 260.30

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: expanding the clean sweep program to include collection of certain fire fighting foams and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: expanding the clean sweep program to include collection of certain fire fighting foams and making an appropriation. (FE)
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: a tax credit for volunteer emergency responders. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: traffic violations when emergency or roadside response vehicles are present and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 12 %
Relating to: traffic violations when emergency or roadside response vehicles are present and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
40 %
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 19 %
Relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for donations to the Wisconsin State Firefighters Memorial, Inc., and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: creating an individual income tax checkoff for donations to the Wisconsin State Firefighters Memorial, Inc., and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: a statewide urban search and rescue task force, regional emergency response teams, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: changing the conditions of liability for worker's compensation benefits for emergency medical services practitioners, emergency medical responders, volunteer fire fighters, correctional officers, emergency dispatchers, coroners and coroner staff, and medical examiners and medical examiner staff.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 18 %
Relating to: a tax credit for volunteer emergency responders. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: emergency medical transportation services under Medical Assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: emergency medical transportation services under Medical Assistance program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: changing the conditions of liability for worker's compensation benefits for emergency medical services practitioners, emergency medical responders, volunteer fire fighters, correctional officers, emergency dispatchers, coroners and coroner staff, and medical examiners and medical examiner staff.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 5 %

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

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures