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Rep. Marlin Schneider Amends AB-340 (CCAP Bill)

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Legislation, Screening Tenants, CCAP, Rep. Marlin Schneider / Comments

On December 2, 2009, Rep. Marlin Schneider (D-Wisconsin Rapids) made an amendment to AB-340.  Referred to as Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 to 2009 AB 340, this revised bill essentially would create two versions of the CCAP database.  Schneider's amendment appears to be -- based on its timing at least -- a partial response to the Apartment Association of SE Wisconsin's critical response to a memo that Schneider sent to other members of the Wisconsin ...

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UPDATE ON AB-340 (CCAP BILL)

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Screening Tenants, CCAP, Rep. Marlin Schneider / Comments

As many of you know a public hearing was held on AB340 - the proposed bill by Rep. Marlin Schneider that would restrict who can use CCAP and what information would be contained on CCAP -- at the State Capitol in Madison last week.Several board members from the AASEW (Dave Ohrmundt and Richard Bishop) and the head of Milwaukee RING (Brian Fleming) attended the hearing to make sure that landlords' voices ...

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AASEW's Response to Rep. Schneider's CCAP Legislation Can Be Found at www.DefeatAB340.org

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in AASEW, Screening Tenants, CCAP, Rep. Marlin Schneider / Comments

For those of you that have been following my blog, you are well aware that State Rep. Marlin Schneider (D-Wisconsin Rapids) has introduced yet another bill attempting to restrict the public's access to CCAP.  This new bill also will remove certain information from even being included on CCAP.  My prior blogs on this topic can be read here, here and here.The Apartment Association of Southeastern Wisconsin (AASEW), a collection of landlords ...

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CCAP LEGISLATION INTRODUCED YESTERDAY

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Screening Tenants, CCAP, Rep. Marlin Schneider / Comments

State Rep. Marlin Schneider has introduced his newest piece of legislation yesterday - Assembly Bill 340.   Schneider's newest bill will once again interfere with a landlord's ability to properly screen his/her applicants through CCAP.First, AB-340 will require most users of CCAP to register and pay an annual fee.  Second, It will also require you to inform an applicant if you denied them rental as a result of information you obtained from CCAP ...

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REP. SCHNEIDER IS ATTACKING CCAP AGAIN

Posted by Tristan R. Pettit, Esq. in Screening Tenants, CCAP, Rep. Marlin Schneider / Comments

State Representative Marlin Schneider from Wisconsin Rapids is up to it again.  I just received word that Marlin Schneider has circulated a proposed bill (LRB 2267/3) which would require users of the Consolidated Court Automation Program, better known as CCAP, to pay an annual fee to use this computerized open records management system.Even worse, Schneider's legislation proposes that no legal court proceeding be posted on CCAP until after there has ...

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