Gas & Electric Utilities

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An Act Relating to Regulation of Ferrous Metallic Mining and Related Activities, Making an Appropriation, and Providing Penalties. AB 426 (2011-2012) SupportNo
An Act to repeal 107.001 (2) and 293.01 (8); to renumber and amend 30.123 (8) (c) and 87.30 (2); to amend 20.370 (2) (gh), 20.455 (1) (gh), 20.566 (7) (e), 20.566 (7) (v), 29.604 (4) (intro.), 29.604… More
An Act to repeal 107.001 (2) and 293.01 (8); to renumber and amend 30.123 (8) (c) and 87.30 (2); to amend 20.370 (2) (gh), 20.455 (1) (gh), 20.566 (7) (e), 20.566 (7) (v), 29.604 (4) (intro.), 29.604 (4) (c) (intro.), 30.12 (3m) (c) (intro.), 30.133 (2), 30.19 (4) (c) (intro.), 30.195 (2) (c) (intro.), 44.40 (5), 70.395 (1e), 107.001 (1), 107.01 (intro.), 107.01 (2), 107.02, 107.03, 107.04, 107.11, 107.12, 107.20 (1), 107.20 (2), 107.30 (1), 107.30 (18), 107.30 (20), 160.19 (12), 196.491 (4) (b) 2., 281.65 (2) (a), 281.75 (17) (b), 287.13 (5) (e), 289.35, 289.62 (2) (g) 2. and 6., 292.01 (1m), chapter 293 (title), 293.01 (5), 293.01 (7), 293.01 (9), 293.01 (12), 293.01 (18), 293.01 (25), 293.21 (1) (a), 293.25 (2) (a), 293.25 (4), 293.37 (4) (b), 293.47 (1) (b), 293.50 (1) (b), 293.50 (2) (intro.), 293.50 (2) (a), 293.50 (2) (b), 293.51 (1), 293.65 (3) (a), 293.65 (3) (b), 293.86, chapter 295 (title), 295.16 (4) (f), 299.85 (7) (a) 2. and 4., 299.95, 323.60 (5) (d) 3. and 710.02 (2) (d); and to create 20.370 (2) (gi), 29.604 (7m), 31.23 (3) (e), 87.30 (2) (b), 293.01 (12m), subchapter III of chapter 295 [precedes 295.40] and 323.60 (1) (gm) of the statutes; <b>relating to:</b> regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE) Hide
An Act Relating to Limiting Noneconomic Damages Awarded in Actions Against Long-Term Care Providers; Actions Against Manufacturers, Distributors, Sellers, and Promoters of Certain Products; Confidentiality of Health Care Services Reviews; Use As Evidence of Information Regarding Health Care Providers; Reporting of Quality Indicators Identifying Individual Hospitals; Homicide or Injury by Negligent Handling of a Dangerous Weapon, Explosives, or Fire; Criminal Abuse of Individuals at Risk; Criminal Abuse and Neglect of Patients and Residents; Evidence of Lay and Expert Witnesses; Damages for Frivolous Claims; and Punitive Damage Awards. JR1SB 1 (2011-2012) SupportYes
An Act to repeal 146.38 (3) (d) and 146.38 (3) (e); to renumber and amend 146.38 (1) (b), 895.043 (3), 907.01 and 907.02; to amend 146.38 (1m), 146.38 (2), 146.38 (3) (intro.), 146.38 (3) (a), (b)… More
An Act to repeal 146.38 (3) (d) and 146.38 (3) (e); to renumber and amend 146.38 (1) (b), 895.043 (3), 907.01 and 907.02; to amend 146.38 (1m), 146.38 (2), 146.38 (3) (intro.), 146.38 (3) (a), (b) and (c), 230.85 (3) (b), 802.10 (7), 809.103 (2) (a), 814.04 (intro.), 814.29 (3) (a), 907.03, 940.08 (1), 940.24 (1) and 940.295 (3) (a) 3.; and to create 146.38 (1) (b) 1., 146.38 (1) (b) 2., 146.38 (1) (b) 3., 146.38 (1) (b) 4., 146.38 (1) (bm), 146.38 (2m), 146.38 (3m), 146.38 (3t), 146.38 (6), 153.05 (3m), 893.555, 895.043 (3) (a), 895.043 (3) (b), 895.043 (6), 895.044, 895.045 (3), 895.046, 895.047, 904.16, 907.01 (3), 907.02 (1) (a), (b) and (c), 907.02 (2), 940.08 (3), 940.24 (3) and 940.295 (3) (am) of the statutes; relating to: limiting noneconomic damages awarded in actions against long-term care providers; actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of certain products; confidentiality of health care services reviews; use as evidence of information regarding health care providers; reporting of quality indicators identifying individual hospitals; homicide or injury by negligent handling of a dangerous weapon, explosives, or fire; criminal abuse of individuals at risk; criminal abuse and neglect of patients and residents; evidence of lay and expert witnesses; damages for frivolous claims; and punitive damage awards. Hide
An Act Relating to the Authority of a State Agency to Promulgate Rules Interpreting the Provisions of a Statute Enforced or Administered by the Agency and to Implement or Enforce Any Standard, Requirement, or Threshold As a Term or Condition of a License Issued by the State Agency; Gubernatorial Approval of Proposed Administrative Rules; Economic Impact Analyses of Proposed Rules and Emergency Rules; and Venue in a Declaratory Judgment Action Seeking Judicial Review of the Validity of an Administrative Rule and in an Action in Which the Sole Defendant is the State. JR1SB 8 (2011-2012) SupportNo
An Act to repeal 227.137 (1), 227.137 (2) (a), 227.137 (2) (b), 227.137 (5), 227.138 (title) and (1) and 227.138 (4); to renumber 227.138 (2) (b), 227.138 (2) (c), 227.138 (2) (d) and 227.24 (1) (e)… More
An Act to repeal 227.137 (1), 227.137 (2) (a), 227.137 (2) (b), 227.137 (5), 227.138 (title) and (1) and 227.138 (4); to renumber 227.138 (2) (b), 227.138 (2) (c), 227.138 (2) (d) and 227.24 (1) (e) 1.; to renumber and amend 227.11 (2) (a), 227.137 (2) (intro.), 227.138 (2) (intro.), 227.138 (2) (a) and 227.138 (3); to amend 227.135 (2), 227.135 (3), 227.137 (title), 227.137 (3) (intro.), 227.137 (3) (a), 227.137 (3) (b), 227.137 (3) (c), 227.137 (4), 227.14 (2) (a) 6., 227.15 (1), 227.19 (3) (intro.), 227.40 (1) and 801.50 (3); to repeal and recreate 227.135 (4); and to create 227.10 (2m), 227.11 (2) (a) 1. to 3., 227.137 (3) (d), 227.137 (3) (e), 227.15 (1m) (bm), 227.17 (3) (em), 227.185, 227.24 (1) (e) 1d., 227.24 (1) (e) 1g. and 227.24 (3g) of the statutes; relating to: the authority of a state agency to promulgate rules interpreting the provisions of a statute enforced or administered by the agency and to implement or enforce any standard, requirement, or threshold as a term or condition of a license issued by the state agency; gubernatorial approval of proposed administrative rules; economic impact analyses of proposed rules and emergency rules; and venue in a declaratory judgment action seeking judicial review of the validity of an administrative rule and in an action in which the sole defendant is the state. Hide
An Act Relating to the Appointment and Term of Service of the Secretary of Natural Resources and Vacancies on the Natural Resources Board. AB 138 (2009-2010) OpposeNo
An Act to amend 15.05 (1) (c) and 17.20 (1) of the statutes; relating to: the appointment and term of service of the secretary of natural resources and vacancies on the Natural Resources Board.
An Act Relating to Regulation of Wind Energy Systems and Granting Rule-Making Authority. AB 256 (2009-2010) SupportNo
An Act to renumber and amend 66.0401 (1); to amend 66.0401 (2) and 66.0403 (1) (m); to repeal and recreate 196.378 (4) (title); and to create 66.0401 (1e), 66.0401 (3), 66.0401 (4), 66.0401 (5),… More
An Act to renumber and amend 66.0401 (1); to amend 66.0401 (2) and 66.0403 (1) (m); to repeal and recreate 196.378 (4) (title); and to create 66.0401 (1e), 66.0401 (3), 66.0401 (4), 66.0401 (5), 66.0401 (6), 196.378 (4g) and 196.491 (3) (dg) of the statutes; relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority. Hide
An Act Relating to Professional Land Surveyors, the Practice of Professional Land Surveying, Surveying Land Abutting Navigable Waters, and Granting Rule-Making Authority. AB 271 (2009-2010) SupportNo
An Act to repeal 443.06 (2) (a), 443.06 (2) (b), 443.06 (2) (c) and 443.06 (2) (e); to renumber and amend 443.01 (4); to amend 15.405 (2) (intro.), (a) and (b), 26.09 (3) (b) 1., 30.11 (3), 30.13 (3)… More
An Act to repeal 443.06 (2) (a), 443.06 (2) (b), 443.06 (2) (c) and 443.06 (2) (e); to renumber and amend 443.01 (4); to amend 15.405 (2) (intro.), (a) and (b), 26.09 (3) (b) 1., 30.11 (3), 30.13 (3) (a), 59.20 (2) (c), 59.43 (8), 59.45 (1) (a) 2., 59.45 (1) (b), 59.45 (3), 59.46, 59.73 (2), 59.74 (2) (b) 1., 59.74 (2) (c), 59.74 (2) (g), 59.74 (2) (h), 59.74 (2) (j), 59.75, 60.84 (1), 84.095 (5), 157.07 (1), 236.02 (2m), 236.15 (1) (a), 236.15 (1) (d), 236.15 (2), 236.16 (3) (title), 236.16 (4) (title), 236.20 (2) (g), 236.34 (1) (a), 440.03 (13) (b) 34., 440.08 (2) (a) 39., chapter 443 (title), 443.01 (3), 443.02 (4), 443.06 (title), 443.06 (1) (title), 443.06 (1) (a), 443.06 (1) (b), 443.06 (2) (intro.), 443.06 (2) (am), 443.06 (2) (bm), 443.06 (2) (cm), 443.06 (2) (d), 443.06 (2) (em), 443.06 (3), 443.10 (title), 443.10 (2) (b), 443.10 (2) (b), 443.10 (5), 443.10 (5), 443.12 (title), 443.12 (1), 443.12 (3), 443.14 (8) (a), 443.14 (8) (c), 443.14 (8) (d), 443.14 (9), 443.14 (11), 443.18 (2) (a), 443.18 (2) (b), 470.025 (7), 707.215 (5) (intro.), 709.02 (1), 709.07 and 893.37; to repeal and recreate 440.08 (2) (a) 39.; and to create 59.001 (2k), 236.025, 236.20 (6), 443.01 (1g), 443.01 (1r), 443.01 (3b), 443.01 (6s) (a) 1. and 2., 443.01 (6s) (a) 4. c. and d., 443.01 (6s) (a) 6. to 8., 443.01 (6s) (b), 443.01 (7m), 443.135, 895.477 and 943.13 (4m) (d) of the statutes; relating to: professional land surveyors, the practice of professional land surveying, surveying land abutting navigable waters, and granting rule-making authority. Hide
An Act Relating to Prohibiting Privatization of Certain Municipal Water Utilities. AB 475 (2009-2010) OpposeNo
An Act to amend 66.0817 (intro.); and to create 66.0818 of the statutes; relating to: prohibiting privatization of certain municipal water utilities.
An Act Relating to Authority of the Public Service Commission Regarding Fuel Costs of Certain Electric Public Utilities and Granting Rule-Making Authority. AB 600 (2009-2010) SupportYes
An Act to amend 196.20 (4) (d); and to repeal and recreate 196.20 (4) (c) of the statutes; relating to: authority of the Public Service Commission regarding fuel costs of certain electric public… More
An Act to amend 196.20 (4) (d); and to repeal and recreate 196.20 (4) (c) of the statutes; relating to: authority of the Public Service Commission regarding fuel costs of certain electric public utilities and granting rule-making authority. Hide
An Act Relating to Creating a Nonrefundable Individual Income Tax Credit for Certain Amounts Relating to Health Savings Accounts That May Be Deducted From, or Are Exempt From, Federal Income Taxes. AB 639 (2009-2010) SupportNo
An Act to create 71.07 (6f) and 71.10 (4) (ce) of the statutes; relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be… More
An Act to create 71.07 (6f) and 71.10 (4) (ce) of the statutes; relating to: creating a nonrefundable individual income tax credit for certain amounts relating to health savings accounts that may be deducted from, or are exempt from, federal income taxes. Hide
An Act Relating to Goals for Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions, for Construction of Zero Net Energy Buildings and for Energy Conservation; Information, Analyses, Reports, Education, and Training Concerning Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change; Energy Efficiency and Renewable Resource Programs; Renewable Energy Requirements of Electric Utilities and Retail Cooperatives; Requiring Electric Utilities to Purchase Renewable Energy from Certain Renewable Facilities in Their Service Territories; Authority of the Public Service Commission over Nuclear Power Plants; Motor Vehicle Emission Limitations; a Low Carbon Standard for Transportation Fuels; the Brownfield Site Assessment Grant Program, the Main Street Program, the Brownfields Grant Program, the Forward Innovation Fund, Grants to Local Governments for Planning Activities, the Transportation Facilities Economic Assistance and Development Program, a Model Parking Ordinance; Surface Transportation Planning by the Department of Transportation and Metropolitan Planning Organizations to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Environmental Evaluations for Transportation Projects; Idling Limits for Certain Vehicles; Energy Conservation Codes for Public Buildings, Places of Employment, One- and Two-Family Dwellings, and Agricultural Facilities; Design Standards for State Buildings; Energy Efficiency Standards for Certain Consumer Audio and Video Devices, Boiler Inspection Requirements; Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Use by Certain State Agencies and State Assistance to School Districts in Achieving Energy Efficiencies; Creating an Exception to Local Levy Limits for Amounts Spent on Energy Efficiency Measures; Creating an Energy Crop Reserve Program; Identification of Private Forest Land, Promoting Sequestration of Carbon in Forests, Qualifying Practices and Cost-Share Requirements Under the Forest Grant Program Established by the Department of Natural Resources; Air Pollution Permits for Certain Stationary Sources Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Allocating a Portion of Existing Tax-Exempt Industrial Development Revenue Bonding to Clean Energy Manufacturing Facilities and Renewable Power Generating Facilities; Requiring a Report on Certain Programs to Limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Granting Rule-Making Authority; Requiring the Exercise of Rule-Making Authority; and Providing a Penalty. AB 649 (2009-2010) SupportNo
An Act to repeal 20.155 (3) (s), 196.374 (1) (i), 196.374 (1) (o), 196.374 (3) (b) (title) and 2. to 4., 196.374 (5) (bm) 3., 196.374 (7) (a), 196.374 (7) (b) 2., 196.374 (7) (c), 196.374 (7) (d),… More
An Act to repeal 20.155 (3) (s), 196.374 (1) (i), 196.374 (1) (o), 196.374 (3) (b) (title) and 2. to 4., 196.374 (5) (bm) 3., 196.374 (7) (a), 196.374 (7) (b) 2., 196.374 (7) (c), 196.374 (7) (d), 196.377 (title), 196.377 (2), 196.378 (1) (am), 196.378 (1) (b), 196.378 (1) (fr), 196.378 (1) (h) 1., 1m. and 2., 196.378 (1) (j), 196.378 (1) (o), 196.378 (2) (b) 2., 196.378 (2) (b) 4. and 5. and 196.378 (4); to renumber 16.965 (1) (a), 84.185 (4), 196.025 (1) (ag) 1., 196.25 (1), 196.374 (7) (b) (title), 196.377 (1), 196.378 (1) (c) and (d), 196.378 (1) (fm) (intro.), 196.378 (1) (g), 196.378 (1) (k), 196.378 (1) (p), 196.49 (1), 196.491 (5), 196.493 (2) (b) 3., 196.65 (1), 196.66 (1) and 292.75 (5); to renumber and amend 26.38 (2m) (b), 101.027 (1), 196.025 (1) (b) 1., 196.374 (7) (b) 1., 196.374 (8), 196.378 (1) (intro.) and (ag), 196.378 (1) (ar), 196.378 (1) (fg), 196.378 (1) (fm) 1., 196.378 (1) (fm) 2., 196.378 (1) (h) (intro.), 196.378 (1) (i), 196.378 (2) (c), 196.491 (1) (g), 196.491 (1) (w) 2., 196.491 (3m) (d), 196.493 (1), 196.493 (2) (intro.), 196.493 (2) (a), 196.493 (2) (b) (intro.), 196.493 (2) (b) 1., 196.493 (2) (b) 2., 285.30 (5), 292.75 (7), 560.032 (1), 560.032 (2), 560.302 and 560.305 (4); to consolidate, renumber and amend 196.374 (3) (a) and (b) 1. and 196.374 (3) (c) 2. (intro.), a. and b.; to amend 16.75 (12) (a) 4., 16.965 (2), 25.96, 66.0309 (title), 66.0602 (2), 77.54 (30) (a) 1m., 79.005 (1b), 79.005 (4) (d), 79.04 (6) (a), 84.185 (3) (a) (intro.), 101.027 (2), 101.027 (3) (a) 1., 101.027 (3) (b) 1., 101.62, 101.63 (1) (intro.), 101.80 (1j), 110.20 (1) (b), 110.20 (3) (a), 196.025 (1) (b) 2., 196.025 (1) (c) 1., 196.025 (1) (c) 2., 196.025 (2m) (c), 196.374 (1) (b), 196.374 (1) (c), 196.374 (1) (d), 196.374 (1) (f), 196.374 (1) (j) (intro.), 196.374 (2) (a) 1., 196.374 (2) (a) 2. (intro.), 196.374 (2) (a) 2. a., 196.374 (2) (a) 2. b., 196.374 (2) (a) 2. d., 196.374 (2) (a) 3., 196.374 (2) (b) (title), 196.374 (2) (b) 1., 196.374 (2) (b) 2., 196.374 (2) (b) 3., 196.374 (2) (c), 196.374 (3) (c) (title), 196.374 (3) (c) 1., 196.374 (3) (d), 196.374 (3) (e) 1., 196.374 (3) (e) 2., 196.374 (3) (f) 1., 196.374 (3) (f) 2., 196.374 (3) (f) 3., 196.374 (3) (f) 4., 196.374 (4) (a) (intro.), 196.374 (4) (a) 1., 196.374 (4) (a) 2., 196.374 (4) (b), 196.374 (5) (a), 196.374 (5) (d), 196.374 (5m) (a), 196.374 (5m) (b), 196.374 (6), 196.374 (7) (e) 1. (intro.), 196.374 (7) (e) 1. a., 196.374 (7) (e) 1. b., 196.374 (7) (e) 1. c., 196.378 (2) (a) 1., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. c., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. d., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. e., 196.378 (2) (b) (intro.), 196.378 (2) (b) 1m. (intro.), 196.378 (2) (b) 1m. a., 196.378 (2) (d) (intro.), 196.378 (2) (e) (intro.), 196.378 (2) (f), 196.378 (2) (g) 2., 196.378 (4m) (a), 196.378 (4m) (b), 196.378 (5) (intro.), 196.378 (5) (a), 196.49 (2), 196.49 (3) (a), 196.49 (4), 196.49 (6), 196.491 (3) (d) (intro.), 196.491 (3) (d) 2., 196.491 (3) (d) 3., 196.491 (3) (g), 196.491 (3m) (title), 196.491 (3m) (a) (intro.), 196.491 (3m) (b) 1. am., 196.491 (3m) (b) 3. b., 196.491 (3m) (c) 1. a., 196.493 (title), 196.494 (1) (a), 196.52 (9) (g), 196.65 (2), 196.66 (2), 196.66 (4) (b), 196.795 (11) (b), 196.85 (1m) (a), 285.30 (2) (intro.), 285.87 (1), 285.87 (2) (a), 299.97 (1), 560.032 (4), 560.081 (2) (e), 560.13 (2) (b) 2., 560.13 (3) (intro.) and 560.205 (1) (g); to repeal and recreate 196.374 (7) (e) (title) and 196.378 (3); to create 15.347 (3), 16.856, 16.954, 16.956 (1) (bk) and (bn) and (3) (f) to (i), 16.956 (3) (j), 16.965 (1) (ag), 16.965 (1) (c), 16.965 (4) (g), 16.965 (5), 20.115 (4) (d), 26.38 (2m) (b) 2., 26.38 (3) (d), 26.42, 36.605, 66.0309 (17), 66.0602 (3) (e) 9., 76.28 (1) (gm) 3., 84.185 (1) (br) and (cr), 84.185 (2) (b) 15., 84.185 (2) (d), 84.185 (2m), 84.185 (4) (b), 85.021, 85.0215, 93.47, 93.475, 100.215, 101.02 (23), 101.027 (1g), 101.027 (1r), 101.027 (4), 101.028, 101.173, 101.63 (1m), 101.80 (2m), 196.025 (1) (ag) 1g., 196.025 (1) (b) 1. b., 196.025 (1) (c) 3., 196.025 (1) (e), 196.025 (7), 196.25 (1g), 196.374 (1) (am), 196.374 (1) (dm), 196.374 (1) (er), 196.374 (1) (hm), 196.374 (1) (ig), 196.374 (1) (ir), 196.374 (1) (j) 8., 196.374 (1) (mb), 196.374 (1) (me), 196.374 (1) (mh), 196.374 (1) (mL), 196.374 (1) (mo), 196.374 (1) (mr), 196.374 (1) (mu), 196.374 (3) (bc), (bg), (bn), (br) and (bw), 196.374 (3) (c) 2. am., bm., c., d. and e., 196.374 (3) (dm), 196.374 (5m) (am), 196.374 (7) (am), 196.374 (7) (bg), 196.374 (7) (cm), 196.374 (7) (dm), 196.374 (7) (e) 1. e., 196.374 (8) (a), (b) and (c), 196.374 (9), 196.378 (1g), 196.378 (1r) (de), 196.378 (1r) (dm), 196.378 (1r) (ds), 196.378 (1r) (fg) 2., 196.378 (1r) (fg) 3., 196.378 (1r) (fm) 3., 196.378 (1r) (fm) 4., 196.378 (1r) (gm), 196.378 (2) (a) 2. f., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. g., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. h., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. i., 196.378 (2) (b) 1r., 196.378 (2) (b) 2m., 196.378 (2) (bm), 196.378 (2) (h), 196.378 (3m), 196.379, 196.49 (1g), 196.49 (3) (cm), 196.49 (5m), 196.491 (1) (g) 2., 196.491 (1) (i), 196.491 (1) (j), 196.491 (1) (w) 2. b., 196.491 (3) (em), 196.491 (3m) (d) 1., 196.491 (3m) (d) 2., 196.491 (5) (am), 196.491 (5) (c) 1. am., 196.491 (5) (c) 2. bm., 196.493 (1g), 196.493 (1r) (ag), 196.493 (1r) (b), 196.493 (2) (am) 1m., 196.493 (2) (am) 2. c., 196.493 (2) (am) 3., 196.493 (2) (am) 4., 196.493 (2) (c), 196.493 (3), 196.493 (4), 196.494 (1) (am), 196.65 (1g), 196.66 (1g), 196.795 (6m) (a) 4m., 196.795 (6m) (cm), 196.80 (1r), 196.85 (1m) (e), 285.305, 285.60 (11), 285.795, 292.75 (5) (a) 2m., 292.75 (5) (b), 292.75 (5m), 292.75 (7) (b), 299.03, 299.035, 299.04, 299.045, 346.94 (21), 346.95 (11), 560.032 (1g), 560.032 (1r) (b), 560.032 (2) (b), 560.081 (1m), 560.081 (2) (f) 6., 560.13 (2) (b) 3., 560.13 (3) (em), 560.13 (3m), 560.302 (1m) and 560.305 (4) (b) of the statutes; and to affect 1983 Wisconsin Act 401, section 1; relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty. 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An Act Relating to a Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Extended-Range Electric Vehicles; a Property Tax Exemption for Tangible Personal Property Used to Recharge Electric Vehicles; the Motor Vehicle Emission Inspection and Maintenance Program, Extended-Range Electric Vehicle Grants; an Income and Franchise Tax Credit for Research Conducted in This State by a Corporation; a Property and Sales and Use Tax Exemption for Certain Machinery and Tangible Personal Property Used to Conduct Research; Granting Rule-Making Authority; and Making Appropriations. AB 712 (2009-2010) SupportNo
An Act to repeal 20.370 (2) (cf), 20.395 (5) (hq) and (hx), 110.20, 110.21, 110.215, 285.30, 285.39 (3) (a), 341.09 (5), 341.10 (8), 341.10 (10), 341.63 (1) (e) and 632.365; to amend 13.48 (10) (a),… More
An Act to repeal 20.370 (2) (cf), 20.395 (5) (hq) and (hx), 110.20, 110.21, 110.215, 285.30, 285.39 (3) (a), 341.09 (5), 341.10 (8), 341.10 (10), 341.63 (1) (e) and 632.365; to amend 13.48 (10) (a), 20.395 (5) (cq), 71.28 (4m) (b) (intro.), 71.47 (4m) (b) (intro.), 77.54 (57) (b) 1., 77.54 (57) (b) 2., 341.03 (1), 341.04 (1) (intro.), 341.05 (19), 341.09 (2m) (a) 1. b., 341.09 (2m) (a) 2., 341.09 (9), 341.26 (2m) (am), 341.36 (2), 341.65 (2) (e) 2m., 625.12 (1) (e), 625.12 (2), 625.15 (1) and 628.34 (3) (a); and to create 20.143 (1) (dm), 20.855 (4) (x), 25.40 (2) (b) 27., 70.11 (27m), 70.111 (27), 70.111 (28), 77.54 (57) (a) 5m., 77.54 (58), 110.20 (8) (c) and 560.127 of the statutes; relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for extended-range electric vehicles; a property tax exemption for tangible personal property used to recharge electric vehicles; the motor vehicle emission inspection and maintenance program, extended-range electric vehicle grants; an income and franchise tax credit for research conducted in this state by a corporation; a property and sales and use tax exemption for certain machinery and tangible personal property used to conduct research; granting rule-making authority; and making appropriations. Hide
An Act Relating to an Income and Franchise Tax Credit for Equipment Used to Harvest or Process Woody Biomass. AB 749 (2009-2010) SupportYes
An Act to amend 71.05 (6) (a) 15., 71.08 (1) (intro.), 71.10 (4) (i), 71.21 (4), 71.26 (2) (a) 4., 71.30 (3) (f), 71.34 (1k) (g), 71.45 (2) (a) 10., 71.49 (1) (f) and 77.92 (4); and to create 20.835… More
An Act to amend 71.05 (6) (a) 15., 71.08 (1) (intro.), 71.10 (4) (i), 71.21 (4), 71.26 (2) (a) 4., 71.30 (3) (f), 71.34 (1k) (g), 71.45 (2) (a) 10., 71.49 (1) (f) and 77.92 (4); and to create 20.835 (2) (bc), 71.07 (3rm), 71.28 (3rm), 71.47 (3rm) and 560.209 of the statutes; relating to: an income and franchise tax credit for equipment used to harvest or process woody biomass. Hide
An Act Relating to Allowing Certain Utilities to Administer Investment Programs for Energy Efficiency Improvements and Renewable Energy Applications, Creating Requirements for Political Subdivision Loans for Similar Improvements and Applications, Providing an Exemption from Emergency Rule Procedures, and Granting Rule-Making Authority. AB 755 (2009-2010) OpposeNo
An Act to renumber 16.26 and 196.374 (5) (a); to amend 66.0627 (8), 103.49 (3) (ar), 109.09 (1), 111.322 (2m) (c), 196.374 (4) (b), 196.374 (5) (b) 1., 196.374 (5) (b) 2., 196.374 (5) (bm) 1.,… More
An Act to renumber 16.26 and 196.374 (5) (a); to amend 66.0627 (8), 103.49 (3) (ar), 109.09 (1), 111.322 (2m) (c), 196.374 (4) (b), 196.374 (5) (b) 1., 196.374 (5) (b) 2., 196.374 (5) (bm) 1., 196.374 (5m) (a), 196.378 (1) (i), 196.378 (3) (a) 1., 196.378 (3) (c), 227.01 (13) (t), 946.15 (1), 946.15 (2), 946.15 (3) and 946.15 (4); and to create 16.26 (2), 196.374 (2) (b) 2m., 196.374 (2) (d), 196.374 (5) (a) 2., 196.3745, 196.378 (3) (a) 1m. and 709.03 (form) C. 25m. of the statutes; relating to: allowing certain utilities to administer investment programs for energy efficiency improvements and renewable energy applications, creating requirements for political subdivision loans for similar improvements and applications, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. Hide
An Act Relating to Exemption for Interstate Natural Gas Companies from Certain Requirements Regarding Real Estate Transactions and Court Actions, Creation and Powers of Municipal Electric Companies, and Exemption from Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for Certain Electric Transmission Line Projects. AB 857 (2009-2010) SupportYes
An Act to renumber and amend 66.0825 (3) (h) and 196.491 (4) (c) 1.; to amend 30.025 (3m), 66.0303 (3) (a), 66.0825 (3) (e), 66.0825 (3) (f), 66.0825 (4) (a), 66.0825 (18), 196.491 (4) (c) 2.,… More
An Act to renumber and amend 66.0825 (3) (h) and 196.491 (4) (c) 1.; to amend 30.025 (3m), 66.0303 (3) (a), 66.0825 (3) (e), 66.0825 (3) (f), 66.0825 (4) (a), 66.0825 (18), 196.491 (4) (c) 2., 196.491 (4) (c) 3., 706.09 (3) (a) and 893.33 (5); and to create 196.491 (4) (c) 1g. and 196.491 (4) (c) 1r. a. and b. of the statutes; relating to: exemption for interstate natural gas companies from certain requirements regarding real estate transactions and court actions, creation and powers of municipal electric companies, and exemption from certificate of public convenience and necessity for certain electric transmission line projects. Hide
An Act Relating to Loans to Manufacturing Businesses for Energy Improvements, Job Creation, Retooling, or Clean Energy Production; the Administration of Energy Utility Programs; Providing an Exemption from Emergency Rule Procedures; Requiring the Exercise of Emergency Rule-Making Procedures; and Making Appropriations. AB 904 (2009-2010) SupportNo
An Act to amend 20.143 (1) (c), 20.143 (1) (gm), 20.143 (1) (ie), 20.143 (1) (m), 20.143 (1) (n) and 196.374 (3) (a); and to create 16.54 (14), 20.143 (1) (hr), 20.143 (1) (mr), 196.374 (2) (a) 2.… More
An Act to amend 20.143 (1) (c), 20.143 (1) (gm), 20.143 (1) (ie), 20.143 (1) (m), 20.143 (1) (n) and 196.374 (3) (a); and to create 16.54 (14), 20.143 (1) (hr), 20.143 (1) (mr), 196.374 (2) (a) 2. e., 196.374 (2) (a) 4. and 560.128 of the statutes; relating to: loans to manufacturing businesses for energy improvements, job creation, retooling, or clean energy production; the administration of energy utility programs; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of emergency rule-making procedures; and making appropriations. Hide
An Act Relating to Regulation of Wind Energy Systems and Granting Rule-Making Authority. SB 185 (2009-2010) SupportYes
An Act to renumber and amend 66.0401 (1); to amend 66.0401 (2) and 66.0403 (1) (m); to repeal and recreate 196.378 (4) (title); and to create 66.0401 (1e), 66.0401 (3), 66.0401 (4), 66.0401 (5),… More
An Act to renumber and amend 66.0401 (1); to amend 66.0401 (2) and 66.0403 (1) (m); to repeal and recreate 196.378 (4) (title); and to create 66.0401 (1e), 66.0401 (3), 66.0401 (4), 66.0401 (5), 66.0401 (6), 196.378 (4g) and 196.491 (3) (dg) of the statutes; relating to: regulation of wind energy systems and granting rule-making authority. Hide
An Act Relating to Privatization of Certain Municipal Water Utilities. SB 398 (2009-2010) OpposeNo
An Act to amend 66.0817 (intro.); and to create 66.0818 of the statutes; relating to: privatization of certain municipal water utilities.
An Act Relating to Goals for Reductions in Greenhouse Gas Emissions, for Construction of Zero Net Energy Buildings and for Energy Conservation; Information, Analyses, Reports, Education, and Training Concerning Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Climate Change; Energy Efficiency and Renewable Resource Programs; Renewable Energy Requirements of Electric Utilities and Retail Cooperatives; Requiring Electric Utilities to Purchase Renewable Energy from Certain Renewable Facilities in Their Service Territories; Authority of the Public Service Commission over Nuclear Power Plants; Motor Vehicle Emission Limitations; a Low Carbon Standard for Transportation Fuels; the Brownfield Site Assessment Grant Program, the Main Street Program, the Brownfields Grant Program, the Forward Innovation Fund, Grants to Local Governments for Planning Activities, the Transportation Facilities Economic Assistance and Development Program, a Model Parking Ordinance; Surface Transportation Planning by the Department of Transportation and Metropolitan Planning Organizations to Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Environmental Evaluations for Transportation Projects; Idling Limits for Certain Vehicles; Energy Conservation Codes for Public Buildings, Places of Employment, One- and Two-Family Dwellings, and Agricultural Facilities; Design Standards for State Buildings; Energy Efficiency Standards for Certain Consumer Audio and Video Devices, Boiler Inspection Requirements; Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Energy Use by Certain State Agencies and State Assistance to School Districts in Achieving Energy Efficiencies; Creating an Exception to Local Levy Limits for Amounts Spent on Energy Efficiency Measures; Creating an Energy Crop Reserve Program; Identification of Private Forest Land, Promoting Sequestration of Carbon in Forests, Qualifying Practices and Cost-Share Requirements Under the Forest Grant Program Established by the Department of Natural Resources; Air Pollution Permits for Certain Stationary Sources Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Allocating a Portion of Existing Tax-Exempt Industrial Development Revenue Bonding to Clean Energy Manufacturing Facilities and Renewable Power Generating Facilities; Requiring a Report on Certain Programs to Limit Greenhouse Gas Emissions; Granting Rule-Making Authority; Requiring the Exercise of Rule-Making Authority; and Providing a Penalty. SB 450 (2009-2010) SupportNo
An Act to repeal 20.155 (3) (s), 196.374 (1) (i), 196.374 (1) (o), 196.374 (3) (b) (title) and 2. to 4., 196.374 (5) (bm) 3., 196.374 (7) (a), 196.374 (7) (b) 2., 196.374 (7) (c), 196.374 (7) (d),… More
An Act to repeal 20.155 (3) (s), 196.374 (1) (i), 196.374 (1) (o), 196.374 (3) (b) (title) and 2. to 4., 196.374 (5) (bm) 3., 196.374 (7) (a), 196.374 (7) (b) 2., 196.374 (7) (c), 196.374 (7) (d), 196.377 (title), 196.377 (2), 196.378 (1) (am), 196.378 (1) (b), 196.378 (1) (fr), 196.378 (1) (h) 1., 1m. and 2., 196.378 (1) (j), 196.378 (1) (o), 196.378 (2) (b) 2., 196.378 (2) (b) 4. and 5. and 196.378 (4); to renumber 16.965 (1) (a), 84.185 (4), 196.025 (1) (ag) 1., 196.25 (1), 196.374 (7) (b) (title), 196.377 (1), 196.378 (1) (c) and (d), 196.378 (1) (fm) (intro.), 196.378 (1) (g), 196.378 (1) (k), 196.378 (1) (p), 196.49 (1), 196.491 (5), 196.493 (2) (b) 3., 196.65 (1), 196.66 (1) and 292.75 (5); to renumber and amend 26.38 (2m) (b), 101.027 (1), 196.025 (1) (b) 1., 196.374 (7) (b) 1., 196.374 (8), 196.378 (1) (intro.) and (ag), 196.378 (1) (ar), 196.378 (1) (fg), 196.378 (1) (fm) 1., 196.378 (1) (fm) 2., 196.378 (1) (h) (intro.), 196.378 (1) (i), 196.378 (2) (c), 196.491 (1) (g), 196.491 (1) (w) 2., 196.491 (3m) (d), 196.493 (1), 196.493 (2) (intro.), 196.493 (2) (a), 196.493 (2) (b) (intro.), 196.493 (2) (b) 1., 196.493 (2) (b) 2., 285.30 (5), 292.75 (7), 560.032 (1), 560.032 (2), 560.302 and 560.305 (4); to consolidate, renumber and amend 196.374 (3) (a) and (b) 1. and 196.374 (3) (c) 2. (intro.), a. and b.; to amend 16.75 (12) (a) 4., 16.965 (2), 25.96, 66.0309 (title), 66.0602 (2), 77.54 (30) (a) 1m., 79.005 (1b), 79.005 (4) (d), 79.04 (6) (a), 84.185 (3) (a) (intro.), 101.027 (2), 101.027 (3) (a) 1., 101.027 (3) (b) 1., 101.62, 101.63 (1) (intro.), 101.80 (1j), 110.20 (1) (b), 110.20 (3) (a), 196.025 (1) (b) 2., 196.025 (1) (c) 1., 196.025 (1) (c) 2., 196.025 (2m) (c), 196.374 (1) (b), 196.374 (1) (c), 196.374 (1) (d), 196.374 (1) (f), 196.374 (1) (j) (intro.), 196.374 (2) (a) 1., 196.374 (2) (a) 2. (intro.), 196.374 (2) (a) 2. a., 196.374 (2) (a) 2. b., 196.374 (2) (a) 2. d., 196.374 (2) (a) 3., 196.374 (2) (b) (title), 196.374 (2) (b) 1., 196.374 (2) (b) 2., 196.374 (2) (b) 3., 196.374 (2) (c), 196.374 (3) (c) (title), 196.374 (3) (c) 1., 196.374 (3) (d), 196.374 (3) (e) 1., 196.374 (3) (e) 2., 196.374 (3) (f) 1., 196.374 (3) (f) 2., 196.374 (3) (f) 3., 196.374 (3) (f) 4., 196.374 (4) (a) (intro.), 196.374 (4) (a) 1., 196.374 (4) (a) 2., 196.374 (4) (b), 196.374 (5) (a), 196.374 (5) (d), 196.374 (5m) (a), 196.374 (5m) (b), 196.374 (6), 196.374 (7) (e) 1. (intro.), 196.374 (7) (e) 1. a., 196.374 (7) (e) 1. b., 196.374 (7) (e) 1. c., 196.378 (2) (a) 1., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. c., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. d., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. e., 196.378 (2) (b) (intro.), 196.378 (2) (b) 1m. (intro.), 196.378 (2) (b) 1m. a., 196.378 (2) (d) (intro.), 196.378 (2) (e) (intro.), 196.378 (2) (f), 196.378 (2) (g) 2., 196.378 (4m) (a), 196.378 (4m) (b), 196.378 (5) (intro.), 196.378 (5) (a), 196.49 (2), 196.49 (3) (a), 196.49 (4), 196.49 (6), 196.491 (3) (d) (intro.), 196.491 (3) (d) 2., 196.491 (3) (d) 3., 196.491 (3) (g), 196.491 (3m) (title), 196.491 (3m) (a) (intro.), 196.491 (3m) (b) 1. am., 196.491 (3m) (b) 3. b., 196.491 (3m) (c) 1. a., 196.493 (title), 196.494 (1) (a), 196.52 (9) (g), 196.66 (2), 196.66 (4) (b), 196.795 (11) (b), 196.85 (1m) (a), 285.30 (2) (intro.), 285.87 (1), 285.87 (2) (a), 299.97 (1), 560.032 (4), 560.081 (2) (e), 560.13 (2) (b) 2., 560.13 (3) (intro.) and 560.205 (1) (g); to repeal and recreate 196.374 (7) (e) (title) and 196.378 (3); to create 15.347 (3), 16.856, 16.954, 16.956 (1) (bk) and (bn) and (3) (f) to (i), 16.956 (3) (j), 16.965 (1) (ag), 16.965 (1) (c), 16.965 (4) (g), 16.965 (5), 20.115 (4) (d), 26.38 (2m) (b) 2., 26.38 (3) (d), 26.42, 36.605, 66.0309 (17), 66.0602 (3) (e) 9., 76.28 (1) (gm) 3., 84.185 (1) (br) and (cr), 84.185 (2) (b) 15., 84.185 (2) (d), 84.185 (2m), 84.185 (4) (b), 85.021, 85.0215, 93.47, 93.475, 100.215, 101.02 (23), 101.027 (1g), 101.027 (1r), 101.027 (4), 101.028, 101.173, 101.63 (1m), 101.80 (2m), 196.025 (1) (ag) 1g., 196.025 (1) (b) 1. b., 196.025 (1) (c) 3., 196.025 (1) (e), 196.025 (7), 196.25 (1g), 196.374 (1) (am), 196.374 (1) (dm), 196.374 (1) (er), 196.374 (1) (hm), 196.374 (1) (ig), 196.374 (1) (ir), 196.374 (1) (j) 8., 196.374 (1) (mb), 196.374 (1) (me), 196.374 (1) (mh), 196.374 (1) (mL), 196.374 (1) (mo), 196.374 (1) (mr), 196.374 (1) (mu), 196.374 (3) (bc), (bg), (bn), (br) and (bw), 196.374 (3) (c) 2. am., bm., c., d. and e., 196.374 (3) (dm), 196.374 (5m) (am), 196.374 (7) (am), 196.374 (7) (bg), 196.374 (7) (cm), 196.374 (7) (dm), 196.374 (7) (e) 1. e., 196.374 (8) (a), (b) and (c), 196.374 (9), 196.378 (1g), 196.378 (1r) (de), 196.378 (1r) (dm), 196.378 (1r) (ds), 196.378 (1r) (fg) 2., 196.378 (1r) (fg) 3., 196.378 (1r) (fm) 3., 196.378 (1r) (fm) 4., 196.378 (1r) (gm), 196.378 (2) (a) 2. f., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. g., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. h., 196.378 (2) (a) 2. i., 196.378 (2) (b) 1r., 196.378 (2) (b) 2m., 196.378 (2) (bm), 196.378 (2) (h), 196.378 (3m), 196.379, 196.49 (1g), 196.49 (3) (cm), 196.49 (5m), 196.491 (1) (g) 2., 196.491 (1) (i), 196.491 (1) (j), 196.491 (1) (w) 2. b., 196.491 (3) (em), 196.491 (3m) (d) 1., 196.491 (3m) (d) 2., 196.491 (5) (am), 196.491 (5) (c) 1. am., 196.491 (5) (c) 2. bm., 196.493 (1g), 196.493 (1r) (ag), 196.493 (1r) (b), 196.493 (2) (am) 1m., 196.493 (2) (am) 2. c., 196.493 (2) (am) 3., 196.493 (2) (am) 4., 196.493 (2) (c), 196.493 (3), 196.493 (4), 196.494 (1) (am), 196.65 (1g), 196.65 (2), 196.66 (1g), 196.795 (6m) (a) 4m., 196.795 (6m) (cm), 196.80 (1r), 196.85 (1m) (e), 285.305, 285.60 (11), 285.795, 292.75 (5) (a) 2m., 292.75 (5) (b), 292.75 (5m), 292.75 (7) (b), 299.03, 299.035, 299.04, 299.045, 346.94 (21), 346.95 (11), 560.032 (1g), 560.032 (1r) (b), 560.032 (2) (b), 560.081 (1m), 560.081 (2) (f) 6., 560.13 (2) (b) 3., 560.13 (3) (em), 560.13 (3m), 560.302 (1m) and 560.305 (4) (b) of the statutes; and to affect 1983 Wisconsin Act 401, section 1; relating to: goals for reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, for construction of zero net energy buildings and for energy conservation; information, analyses, reports, education, and training concerning greenhouse gas emissions and climate change; energy efficiency and renewable resource programs; renewable energy requirements of electric utilities and retail cooperatives; requiring electric utilities to purchase renewable energy from certain renewable facilities in their service territories; authority of the Public Service Commission over nuclear power plants; motor vehicle emission limitations; a low carbon standard for transportation fuels; the brownfield site assessment grant program, the main street program, the brownfields grant program, the forward innovation fund, grants to local governments for planning activities, the transportation facilities economic assistance and development program, a model parking ordinance; surface transportation planning by the Department of Transportation and metropolitan planning organizations to reduce greenhouse gas emissions; environmental evaluations for transportation projects; idling limits for certain vehicles; energy conservation codes for public buildings, places of employment, one- and two-family dwellings, and agricultural facilities; design standards for state buildings; energy efficiency standards for certain consumer audio and video devices, boiler inspection requirements; greenhouse gas emissions and energy use by certain state agencies and state assistance to school districts in achieving energy efficiencies; creating an exception to local levy limits for amounts spent on energy efficiency measures; creating an energy crop reserve program; identification of private forest land, promoting sequestration of carbon in forests, qualifying practices and cost-share requirements under the forest grant program established by the Department of Natural Resources; air pollution permits for certain stationary sources reducing greenhouse gas emissions; allocating a portion of existing tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonding to clean energy manufacturing facilities and renewable power generating facilities; requiring a report on certain programs to limit greenhouse gas emissions; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and providing a penalty. 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