American Petroleum Institute

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Petroleum industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Any legislative or administrative action/proposal which may have a direct or indirect impact upon the petroleum industry or upon a segment thereof.

CEO Name:
Red Cavaney
Executive Director

Contact
ETR
Erin T Roth
10 E Doty St Ste 500
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 256-3312
(608) 283-2589
eroth.wipetro@tds.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Erin Roth Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/2/2005 Withdrawn On N/A
Scott Tyre Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/21/2006 Withdrawn On N/A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
1/19/2005
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 37
Assembly Bill 37
relating to: an exemption from the witness exclusion rule for a law enforcement investigator designated by the state in criminal and delinquency proceedings.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2005
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 49
Assembly Bill 49
relating to: preemption of city, village, town, or county living wage ordinances.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 12

For
Notification Date
5/6/2005
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 67
Assembly Bill 67
relating to: school transportation bio-diesel fuel cost assistance and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/2/2005
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 72
Assembly Bill 72
relating to: the definition of biodiesel fuel and the labeling, advertising, and promoting of biodiesel fuel and biodiesel fuel blends for sale.

Bill Text and History

Assembly Bill 101
Assembly Bill 101
relating to: product liability of manufacturers, distributors, and sellers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/24/2005
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 183
Assembly Bill 183
relating to: pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and other materials used to produce methamphetamine, the distribution of methamphetamine to minors, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/6/2005
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 278
Assembly Bill 278
relating to: liens, public nuisances, witnesses, and liability of shareholders.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2005
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 398
Assembly Bill 398
relating to: cash discounts for retail motor vehicle fuel purchases.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/6/2005
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 505
Assembly Bill 505
relating to: regulating the minimum price of motor vehicle fuel.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/21/2005
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.
Assembly Bill 600
Assembly Bill 600
relating to: creating a sales and use tax exemption for motor vehicles that use gasoline and ethanol mixtures as fuel.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/9/2005
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 657
Assembly Bill 657
relating to: prohibiting the condemnation of property under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 233

For
Notification Date
1/22/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 710
Assembly Bill 710
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

None
Notification Date
10/6/2005
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 711
Assembly Bill 711
relating to: eliminating the annual adjustment of the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/6/2005
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 729
Assembly Bill 729
relating to: a temporary reduction in the motor vehicle fuel tax rate.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
10/6/2005
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
10/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 786
Assembly Bill 786
relating to: prohibiting charging grossly excessive prices for consumer goods and services and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/26/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 843
Assembly Bill 843
relating to: punitive damage awards.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 846
Assembly Bill 846
relating to: fuel price gouging and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/23/2006
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.
Assembly Bill 873
Assembly Bill 873
relating to: imposing an excess profits tax on integrated oil companies, creating an individual income tax credit for home heating costs, requiring the combined reporting of corporate income and franchise taxes, granting rule-making authority, and making a...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/27/2005
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 15
Senate 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
1/21/2005
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 39
Senate Bill 39
relating to: school transportation bio-diesel fuel cost assistance and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 43

Other
Notification Date
2/4/2005
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 41
Senate Bill 41
relating to: the definition of biodiesel fuel and the labeling, advertising, and promoting of biodiesel fuel and biodiesel fuel blends for sale.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 83

Other
Notification Date
2/25/2005
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal 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
2/24/2005
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 78
Senate Bill 78
relating to: pseudoephedrine hydrochloride and other materials used to produce methamphetamine, the distribution of methamphetamine to minors, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 14

Other
Notification Date
5/6/2005
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
10/2/2005
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 161
Senate Bill 161
relating to: civil liability exemption for claims resulting from weight gain and obesity.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 325

For
Notification Date
3/1/2006
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 180
Senate Bill 180
relating to: cash discounts for retail motor vehicle fuel purchases.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 84

Other
Notification Date
5/6/2005
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

Other
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.
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

None
Notification Date
10/2/2005
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
10/2/2005
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 358
Senate Bill 358
relating to: sales of consumer goods and services during periods of abnormal economic disruption, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2005 Wisconsin Act 450

Other
Notification Date
4/26/2006
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 376
Senate Bill 376
relating to: imposing an excess profits tax on integrated oil companies, creating an individual income tax credit for home heating costs, requiring the combined reporting of corporate income and franchise taxes, granting rule-making authority, and making a...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/23/2006
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 518
Senate Bill 518
relating to: various duties of the Department of Revenue, including issuing declaratory judgments, conducting audits and assessments, asserting liability, allowing claims for refunds, awarding the costs of litigation to a prevailing party, imposing penalti...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2006
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 723
Senate Bill 723
the motor vehicle fuel tax imposed on gasoline that contains at least 85 percent ethanol, prohibiting charging an excessive price for gasoline that contains at least 85 percent ethanol, prohibiting discrimination against a retailer of gasoline that contain...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
5/5/2006
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Commerce: Departmentwide and Economic Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce: Departmentwide and Economic Development

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.

Revenue: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

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.

Transportation: State Highway Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Program

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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 106, price gouging during an emergency.

Register Number: 607 (7/15/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-004
Other
Notification Date
10/31/2006
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.

Comm 48, petroleum products.
Agency Name
Commerce

Subject
Comm 48, petroleum products.

Register Number: 586 (10/15/2004)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-006
For
Notification Date
10/2/2005
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

road to the future committee on transportation funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
road to the future committee on transportation funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
7/24/2006
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 proposed draft rule revision by DNR.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 411 proposed draft rule revision by DNR.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
6/6/2006
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.

Comm 48 petaining to petroleum products.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Comm 48 petaining to petroleum products.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/24/2006
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.

relating to planned legislative hearings on petroleum supply and price.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to planned legislative hearings on petroleum supply and price.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/15/2005
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.

relating to tort reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to tort reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

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 do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Issues pertaining to petroleum product supply.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues pertaining to petroleum product supply.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/24/2005
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.

Pertaining to Comm 10 rulemaking rewrite.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Pertaining to Comm 10 rulemaking rewrite.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/24/2005
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.

bill draft relating to a statewide 10% mandated use of ethanol in gasoline sold in WI.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
bill draft relating to a statewide 10% mandated use of ethanol in gasoline sold in WI.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

Issues relating to reforms to the Petroleum Environmental Cleanup Fund (PECFA).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to reforms to the Petroleum Environmental Cleanup Fund (PECFA).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

relating to gasoline prices.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to gasoline prices.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

relating to the PECFA, underground storage reimbursement fund.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to the PECFA, underground storage reimbursement fund.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

relating to the taxation of motor fuel.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to the taxation of motor fuel.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

Used oil, used oil filters and oil absorbent material recycling.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Used oil, used oil filters and oil absorbent material recycling.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/21/2005
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2005
January - June
$24,016.80
2005
July - December
$20,966.18
2006
January - June
$38,294.83
2006
July - December
$17,476.86
Total $100,754.67
Total Hours Communicating 2005
January - June
57.50
2005
July - December
43.50
2006
January - June
83.00
2006
July - December
38.00
Total 222.00
Total Hours Other 2005
January - June
141.50
2005
July - December
85.50
2006
January - June
114.00
2006
July - December
68.00
Total 409.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

relating to: the definition of biodiesel fuel and the labeling, advertising, and promoting of biodiesel fuel and biodiesel fuel blends for sale.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: the definition of biodiesel fuel and the labeling, advertising, and promoting of biodiesel fuel and biodiesel fuel blends for sale.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
5 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2 %
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
15 %
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 5 %
relating to: ethanol requirements in automotive gasoline, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
30 %
2005
July - December
60 %
2006
January - June
70 %
2006
July - December
Total 44 %

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

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
2005
January - June
45 %
2005
July - December
40 %
2006
January - June
30 %
2006
July - December
100 %
Total 49 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures