Marten Transport

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trucking

Lobbying Interests:
Transportation finance, business taxes, environment and truck emissions issues

CEO Name:
Randy Marten
Chief Operating Officer

Contact
RS
Robert Smith
129 Marten St
Mondovi, WI 54755
(715) 926-4216
rgs@marten.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Marc S Bentley Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/25/2005 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 15
Assembly Bill 15
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 76
Assembly Bill 76
relating to: driving a motor vehicle while using a cellular telephone or other wireless telecommunications device and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/17/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 101
Assembly Bill 101
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 203
Assembly Bill 203
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 766
Assembly Bill 766
relating to: recovery of noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 778
Assembly Bill 778
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 58
Senate Bill 58
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 69
Senate Bill 69
relating to: an income tax and franchise tax credit for training apprentices.

Bill Text and History

Senate Bill 70
Senate Bill 70
relating to: evidence of lay and expert witnesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 156
Senate Bill 156
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 162
Senate Bill 162
relating to: creating a Council on Transportation Infrastructure in the Department of Transportation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/6/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 185
Senate Bill 185
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 215
Senate Bill 215
relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 270
Senate Bill 270
relating to: the maximum speed limit on freeways and expressways.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/23/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 330
Senate Bill 330
relating to: the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate and depositing motor vehicle sales and use tax revenues into the transportation fund.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 331
Senate Bill 331
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 85

None
Notification Date
9/21/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 402
Senate Bill 402
relating to: actions against manufacturers, distributors, sellers, and promoters of products.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Comm 131, diesel truck idling reduction grant program.
Agency Name
Commerce

Subject
Comm 131, diesel truck idling reduction grant program.

Register Number: 600 (1/1/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 06-034
For
Notification Date
5/16/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Road to the Future Joint Leg Committee on Transportation issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Road to the Future Joint Leg Committee on Transportation issues

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/11/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 411
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 411

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
6/9/2006
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Clean Air Act DNR SIP requirements for Ozone, PM 2.5, Haze and Regional transport issues.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Clean Air Act DNR SIP requirements for Ozone, PM 2.5, Haze and Regional transport issues.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
11/29/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Truck Idling Reduction Program in DOC for Rule Making
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Truck Idling Reduction Program in DOC for Rule Making

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
11/8/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Lrb 3851 Tort Reform Lrb 3756 Tort Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Lrb 3851 Tort Reform Lrb 3756 Tort Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/20/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

PECFA TAX
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
PECFA TAX

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/31/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Engine Idling legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Engine Idling legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/25/2005
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

  2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2006
July - December
$15,000.00
Total $15,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2006
July - December
51.00
Total 51.00
Total Hours Other 2006
July - December
15.00
Total 15.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
30 %
Total 30 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
30 %
Total 30 %
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
40 %
Total 40 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures