State of Wisconsin
Wisconsin Ethics Commission
March 13, 2018
The Honorable, the Senate:
Pursuant to Wis. Stats. §13.685 (7), we are providing the enclosed information. Please visit the Wisconsin Ethics Commission’s Eye on Lobbying website, https://lobbying.wi.gov, for more detailed information about lobbyists, lobbying principals (organizations), and state agency liaisons.
Conway, Steven Bowling Centers Association of Wisconsin
Dougherty, Gary American Diabetes Association
Gaulke, Katherine Wisconsin Association of Free and Charitable Clinics
Welch, Robert Concordia University, Inc.
Messages from the Assembly Considered
Assembly Joint Resolution 93
Relating to: eligibility and conditions for release prior to conviction of persons accused of certain crimes and considerations for imposing bail (first consideration).
By Representatives Duchow, Hutton, Born, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Horlacher, Jacque, Kerkman, Kitchens, Kuglitsch, Macco, Mursau, Neylon, Novak, Quinn, Rodriguez, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Skowronski, Spiros, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Vorpagel, Weatherston and Kooyenga; cosponsored by Senator Wanggaard.
hist91275Read first time and referred to the committee on Senate Organization.
Assembly Bill 40
Relating to: entrepreneurial assistance grants and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Barca, Spreitzer, Vruwink, Pope, Considine, Doyle, Goyke, Kolste, Ohnstad, Crowley, Sinicki, Hesselbein, Wachs, Mason, Berceau, Sargent, Zamarripa, Bowen, Milroy, Anderson, Billings, Shankland, Meyers and Subeck; cosponsored by Senators Ringhand, L. Taylor, Larson and Vinehout.
hist91274Read first time and referred to the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government.
Assembly Bill 65
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty.
By Representatives Berceau, C. Taylor, Goyke, Fields, Crowley, Kolste, Ohnstad, Anderson, Sargent, Subeck, Spreitzer, Brostoff, Young, Hesselbein, Zamarripa, Riemer, Sinicki, Billings, Wachs and Bowen; cosponsored by Senators Johnson, Carpenter, Miller, Larson, Risser and L. Taylor.
hist91265Read first time and referred to the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Assembly Bill 124
Relating to: marketing of employment and training opportunities to former University of Wisconsin System students and making an appropriation.
By Representatives Krug, Petryk, Allen, Ballweg, E. Brooks, Felzkowski, Katsma, Kulp, Neylon, Ripp, Skowronski, Spiros, Tittl and Tusler; cosponsored by Senators LeMahieu, Feyen, Cowles, Darling, Marklein, Olsen, Testin and Wanggaard.
hist91264Read first time and referred to the committee on Universities and Technical Colleges.
Assembly Bill 231
Relating to: creation of a prosecutor board and a state prosecutors office and making appropriations.
By Representatives Tusler, Born, Ott, R. Brooks, Doyle, Felzkowski, Horlacher, Jagler, Krug, Mursau, Nerison, Novak, Petersen, Petryk, Ripp, Schraa, Shankland, Skowronski, Tittl and Wachs; cosponsored by Senators Wanggaard, Bewley, Cowles, Hansen, L. Taylor and Testin.
hist91263Read first time and referred to the committee on Government Operations, Technology and Consumer Protection.
Assembly Bill 305
Relating to: grants for language interpretation in health care settings.
By Representatives VanderMeer, Tauchen, Ballweg, Billings, E. Brooks, Edming, Felzkowski, Kulp, Mursau, Ripp, Petryk, Sinicki, Skowronski, Snyder, Tittl, Nerison and Rodriguez; cosponsored by Senators Petrowski, Vinehout and Wanggaard.
hist91261Read first time and referred to the committee on Health and Human Services.
Assembly Bill 594
Relating to: outdoor advertising signs that do not conform to local ordinances and that are affected by certain transportation-related projects.
By Representatives Vorpagel, Allen, Ballweg, R. Brooks, Considine, Felzkowski, Fields, Horlacher, Jacque, Kulp, Thiesfeldt and VanderMeer; cosponsored by Senators Feyen, Olsen and Wanggaard.
hist91260Read first time and referred to the committee on Transportation and Veterans Affairs.
Assembly Bill 606
Relating to: changes affecting a first class city board of fire and police commissioners, chiefs, officers, and fire fighters, police and fire departments and boards of police and fire commissioners in other cities, villages, and certain towns, veterans preference points awarded by first class cities, and granting rule-making authority.
By Representatives Brandtjen, Gannon, Horlacher, Hutton, Jacque, Knodl, Murphy, Novak, Ott, Sanfelippo, Skowronski, Thiesfeldt and Wichgers; cosponsored by Senators Wanggaard and Vukmir.
hist91259Read first time and referred to the committee on Economic Development, Commerce and Local Government.
Assembly Bill 637
Relating to: using an electronic voting machine to cast a vote with an in-person absentee ballot.
By Representatives Brandtjen, Bernier, Allen, R. Brooks, Knodl, Kulp, Steffen, Tusler and Kooyenga; cosponsored by Senators Craig, Carpenter and Stroebel.
hist91258Read first time and referred to the committee on Elections and Utilities.
Assembly Bill 642
Relating to: pretrial detention and denial and revocation of release.
By Representatives Hutton, Kooyenga, Allen, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Jacque, Horlacher, Loudenbeck, Rohrkaste, Sanfelippo, Skowronski, Weatherston and Ott; cosponsored by Senators Vukmir, Craig, Nass and Wanggaard.
hist91256Read first time and referred to the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Assembly Bill 693
Relating to: rights of and protections for teachers.
By Representatives Thiesfeldt, Kremer, Quinn, Weatherston, Sanfelippo, Jacque, Kuglitsch, Duchow, Skowronski, Horlacher, Allen, Tusler, Brandtjen, Petersen, Schraa and Wichgers.
hist91273Read first time and referred to the committee on Education.
Assembly Bill 697
Relating to: limitation on animal-drawn vehicles and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Bernier, Kulp, Ballweg, Kremer, Spiros, E. Brooks, Summerfield, Krug and Tusler; cosponsored by Senator Moulton.
hist91287Read first time and referred to the committee on Transportation and Veterans Affairs.
Assembly Bill 749
Relating to: certification of expanded function dental auxiliaries and granting rule-making authority.
By Representatives Felzkowski, Ballweg, Berceau, Billings, Born, Brandtjen, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Considine, Crowley, Fields, Genrich, Goyke, Horlacher, Hutton, Krug, Kuglitsch, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Murphy, Mursau, Novak, Ohnstad, Petryk, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Spiros, Steffen, Stuck, Tauchen, Thiesfeldt, Tittl, Tusler and VanderMeer; cosponsored by Senators Testin, LeMahieu, Nass, Olsen, Stroebel and Vinehout.
hist91253Read first time and referred to the committee on Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations.
Assembly Bill 773
Relating to: discovery of information in court proceedings; procedural requirements relating to class actions; consumer lawsuit lending; the statute of limitations for certain civil actions; agreements by the secretary of revenue to allow third-party audits related to unclaimed property; interest rates for overdue insurance claims; and providing a penalty.
By Representatives Born, Nygren, Ballweg, Bernier, R. Brooks, Duchow, Felzkowski, Hutton, Kitchens, Kooyenga, Krug, Kulp, Loudenbeck, Mursau, Petersen, Ripp, Rohrkaste, Spiros, Tauchen, Tittl, VanderMeer, Wichgers and Edming; cosponsored by Senators Tiffany, Craig, Darling, Olsen and Stroebel.
hist91248Read first time and referred to the committee on Judiciary and Public Safety.
Assembly Bill 850
Relating to: transfer of hunting, fishing, and trapping approvals to persons with disabilities.
By Representatives Pronschinske, Horlacher, Jacque and Kulp; cosponsored by Senators Moulton and Marklein.
hist91272Read first time and referred to the committee on Sporting Heritage, Mining and Forestry.
Assembly Bill 878
Relating to: a resident lifetime fishing license.
By Representatives Quinn, Kleefisch, Vruwink, Horlacher, Doyle, Berceau and Fields; cosponsored by Senator Ringhand.
hist91252Read first time and referred to the committee on Sporting Heritage, Mining and Forestry.
Assembly Bill 897
Relating to: the fees for a foreign corporation's certificate of authority, withdrawal of a certificate of authority, and annual report.
By Representatives Zimmerman, Ott, Kuglitsch, Tauchen, Tusler, Knodl, Kulp, Spiros, Macco, Kooyenga and Horlacher; cosponsored by Senators Marklein and Stroebel.
hist91271Read first time and referred to the committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues.
Assembly Bill 901
Relating to: the transfer of wild turkey hunting authorizations.
By Representatives Kleefisch, Horlacher, Kooyenga, Petersen and Tittl; cosponsored by Senator Moulton.
hist91270Read first time and referred to the committee on Sporting Heritage, Mining and Forestry.
Assembly Bill 918
Relating to: regulation of taxicab companies and taxicab dispatch services, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a criminal penalty.