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 800
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 256-3312
rothe@api.org
www.api.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Erin Roth Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/9/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Dan Gunderson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 6/30/2009 Withdrawn On 8/23/2010

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 408
Assembly Bill 408
Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bio...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/2/2009
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 649
Assembly Bill 649
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...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/10/2010
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 62
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: state finances and appropriations and making diverse other changes in the statutes.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 2

Against
Notification Date
2/19/2009
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.
Comments
opposed to combined reporting
Senate Bill 265
Senate Bill 265
Relating to: nonmotorized trail maintenance and use, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/20/2009
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 279
Senate Bill 279
Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bio...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 401

Other
Notification Date
9/2/2009
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 450
Senate Bill 450
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...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/10/2010
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

Circuit Courts
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Circuit Courts

Notification Date
5/18/2009
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: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
2/19/2009
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.

Comments
opposition to the oil tax

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.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 607 (7/15/2006)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 07-004
Other
Notification Date
1/8/2007
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, minimum product grade specifications for liquid fuels.
Agency Name
Commerce
Subject
Comm 48, minimum product grade specifications for liquid fuels.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 636 (12/15/2008)
None
Notification Date
3/3/2010
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

Governor Doyle's Climate Change Task Force recommendations and the Midwest Governor's Association climate change accord.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor Doyle's Climate Change Task Force recommendations and the Midwest Governor's Association climate change accord.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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.

Governor Doyle's oil assessment fee budget proposal.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor Doyle's oil assessment fee budget proposal.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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 reating to a low carbon fuel standard.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
issues reating to a low carbon fuel standard.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/22/2009
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 related to gasoline waivers with the administration.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
issues related to gasoline waivers with the administration.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
9/18/2008
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 the Legislative Council's Domestic Biofuels Study Committee.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues relating to the Legislative Council's Domestic Biofuels Study Committee.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/2/2008
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 2861 relating to pipelines.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2861 relating to pipelines.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/18/2008
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.

Governor's Global Climate Change Task Force pertaining to transportation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor's Global Climate Change Task Force pertaining to transportation.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
12/6/2007
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.

oil company tax in budget for transportation financing.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
oil company tax in budget for transportation financing.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/12/2007
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.

renewable fuels/ethanol/biodiesel
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
renewable fuels/ethanol/biodiesel

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/31/2007
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.

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
1/8/2007
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 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
1/8/2007
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
1/8/2007
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
1/8/2007
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.

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
1/8/2007
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
1/8/2007
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
1/8/2007
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
1/8/2007
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
1/8/2007
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.

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
1/8/2007
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

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$84,748.77
2009
July - December
$11,116.07
2010
January - June
$17,688.50
2010
July - December
$7,604.52
Total $121,157.86
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
82.00
2009
July - December
15.00
2010
January - June
34.50
2010
July - December
4.00
Total 135.50
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
166.25
2009
July - December
44.50
2010
January - June
50.50
2010
July - December
21.50
Total 282.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bioenergy feedstock assessment; creation of a bioenergy council; the agricultural and forestry diversification programs; biofuels training assessment; a study of regulatory burdens relating to biofuel production facilities; marketing orders and agreements for bioenergy feedstocks; exempting personal renewable fuel production and use from the motor vehicle fuel tax, the petroleum inspection fee, and business tax registration requirements; an income and franchise tax credit for installing or retrofitting pumps that mix motor vehicle fuels from separate storage tanks; offering gasoline that is not blended with ethanol to motor fuel dealers; state renewable motor vehicle fuels sales goals; required sales of renewable motor vehicle fuels; use of petroleum-based transportation fuels by state vehicles; use of alternative fuels in flex fuel vehicles owned by the state; use of public alternative fuel refueling facilities; duties of the Office of Energy Independence; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
20 %
2010
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: financial assistance related to bioenergy feedstocks, biorefineries, and conversion to biomass energy; the definition of the term agricultural use for the purpose of determining the assessed value of a parcel of land; requiring a strategic bioenergy feedstock assessment; creation of a bioenergy council; the agricultural and forestry diversification programs; biofuels training assessment; a study of regulatory burdens relating to biofuel production facilities; marketing orders and agreements for bioenergy feedstocks; exempting personal renewable fuel production and use from the motor vehicle fuel tax, the petroleum inspection fee, and business tax registration requirements; an income and franchise tax credit for installing or retrofitting pumps that mix motor vehicle fuels from separate storage tanks; offering gasoline that is not blended with ethanol to motor fuel dealers; state renewable motor vehicle fuels sales goals; required sales of renewable motor vehicle fuels; use of petroleum-based transportation fuels by state vehicles; use of alternative fuels in flex fuel vehicles owned by the state; use of public alternative fuel refueling facilities; duties of the Office of Energy Independence; granting rule-making authority; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
20 %
2010
July - December
Total 8 %
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.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
20 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %
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.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
20 %
2010
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
80 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 48 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
20 %
2009
July - December
25 %
2010
January - June
20 %
2010
July - December
100 %
Total 26 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures