Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trade association representing truck and bus companies (owners and officers).

Lobbying Interests:
Rules governing the administration and operation of the Department of Transportation, including Division of Motor Vehicles; Rules governing taxation in the Dept. of Revenue; Rules governing environmental regulations (clean air, water, stormwater runoff, etc.) within the Dept. of Natural Resources; Rules governing apprenticeship or other training requirements; workers' compensation & unemployment compensation; Rules governing the transportation of hazardous materials.

CEO Name:
Thomas Howells
President

Contact
TAH
Thomas A Howells
PO Box 44849
Madison, WI 53744-4849
(608) 833-8200
(608) 833-2875
thowells@witruck.org
www.witruck.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Thomas A Howells Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/20/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Marc S Bentley Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/20/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 21
Assembly Bill 21
Relating to: discharge from employment of a passenger-for-hire vehicle operator solely on the basis of having been involved in a single motor vehicle accident.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/11/2009
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 32
Assembly Bill 32
Relating to: extending the employer notification program administered by the Department of Transportation to noncommercial motor vehicle drivers.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 326

For
Notification Date
6/9/2009
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 183
Assembly Bill 183
Relating to: the immobilization or removal, impoundment, and disposal of motor vehicles for multiple nonmoving traffic violations.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
6/9/2009
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 258
Assembly Bill 258
Relating to: the disposal of used automotive engine oil filters and oil absorbent materials and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 86

Other
Notification Date
6/9/2009
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 291
Assembly Bill 291
Relating to: claims for loss of society and companionship in medical malpractice cases.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/18/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 376
Assembly Bill 376
Relating to: restitution for misappropriation from a cemetery of certain objects that relate to a veteran.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 105

Against
Notification Date
12/10/2009
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 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

Against
Notification Date
10/7/2009
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
1/20/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 701
Assembly Bill 701
Relating to: the Interstate Insurance Receivership Compact, investment guidelines for charitable gift annuity segregated accounts, Health Insurance Risk-Sharing Plan assessment participation, reciprocity for long-term care insurance policies, voting by fra...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 342

For
Notification Date
2/11/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 711
Assembly Bill 711
Relating to: vehicle towing and storage liens.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 736
Assembly Bill 736
Relating to: agreements relating to motor carrier liability.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/16/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 831
Assembly Bill 831
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination against an employee who declines to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer or with an agent, representative, or designee of the employer, the primary purpose of ...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/23/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 854
Assembly Bill 854
Relating to: prohibiting consideration of any conviction record of an applicant for employment before the applicant has been selected for an interview.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/6/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 894
Assembly Bill 894
Relating to: prohibiting abusive work environments and permitting a person who has been subject to such an environment to bring a civil action.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/6/2010
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 20
Senate Bill 20
Relating to: authorizing the circuit court to order a person who engages in discrimination in employment to pay compensatory and punitive damages and a surcharge and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 20

Against
Notification Date
2/5/2009
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 53
Senate Bill 53
Relating to: extending the employer notification program administered by the Department of Transportation to noncommercial motor vehicle drivers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/26/2009
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 86
Senate Bill 86
Relating to: school conference and activities leave.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/18/2010
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 186
Senate Bill 186
Relating to: the disposal of used automotive engine oil filters and oil absorbent materials and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/9/2009
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 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
9/18/2009
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.
Senate Bill 275
Senate Bill 275
Relating to: employment discrimination based on credit history.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/10/2009
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

Against
Notification Date
10/27/2009
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
1/25/2010
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 506
Senate Bill 506
Relating to: vehicle towing and storage liens.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 201

For
Notification Date
2/3/2010
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.
Senate Bill 585
Senate Bill 585
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination against an employee who declines to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer or with an agent, representative, or designee of the employer, the primary purpose of ...

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 290

Against
Notification Date
3/16/2010
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 612
Senate Bill 612
Relating to: prohibiting consideration of any conviction record of an applicant for employment before the applicant has been selected for an interview.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/6/2010
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 Joint Resolution 45
Senate Joint Resolution 45
Relating to: calling on the Wisconsin congressional delegation to take action to grandfather preexisting highway weight limits upon the designation of USH 41 as part of the Dwight D. Eisenhower system of interstate and defense highways.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/18/2009
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/6/2009
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
Truck Idling Grant Program

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

Notification Date
4/2/2009
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.

Transportation: Motor Vehicles
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicles

Notification Date
4/2/2009
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.

Transportation: Other Divisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Other Divisions

Notification Date
4/2/2009
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.

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

Notification Date
4/2/2009
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.

Transportation: State Patrol
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Patrol

Notification Date
4/2/2009
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.

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
3/6/2009
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
Oil Franchise Fee

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Trans 325, 326, and 327, relating to motor carrier safety and hazardous material transportation safety.
Agency Name
Department of Transportation (Trans)

Subject
Trans 325, 326, and 327, relating to motor carrier safety and hazardous material transportation safety.

Register Number: 634 (10/15/2008)
For
Notification Date
4/2/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Authorizing overweight permits for motor vehicles hauling milk.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Authorizing overweight permits for motor vehicles hauling milk.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/25/2009
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.

Voiding contractual provisions in motor carrier transportation contracts that indemnify shippers for their own negligent or intentional acts or omissions that lead to claims.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Voiding contractual provisions in motor carrier transportation contracts that indemnify shippers for their own negligent or intentional acts or omissions that lead to claims.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/25/2009
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.

Tow Legislation relating to towing and storage.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tow Legislation relating to towing and storage.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/21/2009
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.

Definition of Independent Contractor for Unemployment Compensation purposes for those in the trucking industry.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Definition of Independent Contractor for Unemployment Compensation purposes for those in the trucking industry.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
8/31/2009
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.

Opposition to charges for school bus inspections
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposition to charges for school bus inspections

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/2/2009
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.

Opposition to oil assessment fee.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposition to oil assessment fee.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/2/2009
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.

Opposition to proposed changes to joint & several liability laws.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposition to proposed changes to joint & several liability laws.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
4/2/2009
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.

Joint and Several Liability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Joint and Several Liability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/6/2009
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.

2007/10 Truck Purchase Tax Credits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2007/10 Truck Purchase Tax Credits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Driver and Mechanic Training Tax Credits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Driver and Mechanic Training Tax Credits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Driver and Mechanic Training Tax Credits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Driver and Mechanic Training Tax Credits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Grant program from Dept. of Commerce for engine idling reduction or Alternative Power Units on trucks.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Grant program from Dept. of Commerce for engine idling reduction or Alternative Power Units on trucks.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Highway user fees paid by trucking companies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Highway user fees paid by trucking companies

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Legislation relating to engine idling initiative
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to engine idling initiative

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Purchase of 2007/10 engine Tax Credits
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Purchase of 2007/10 engine Tax Credits

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Registration requirements to assist in the disposal of abandoned motor vehicles
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Registration requirements to assist in the disposal of abandoned motor vehicles

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Regulations concerning the size of trucks off the designated highway system
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulations concerning the size of trucks off the designated highway system

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Safety record of trucks
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Safety record of trucks

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Sales tax exemption for common and contract carriers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sales tax exemption for common and contract carriers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Comments
Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association

tax credits for companies purchasing new, environmentally friendly engines
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
tax credits for companies purchasing new, environmentally friendly engines

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

WI Clean Diesel Coalition
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WI Clean Diesel Coalition

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/20/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$38,959.51
2009
July - December
$31,529.62
2010
January - June
$36,632.34
2010
July - December
$38,448.56
Total $145,570.02
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
123.00
2009
July - December
65.00
2010
January - June
129.00
2010
July - December
84.50
Total 401.50
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
202.00
2009
July - December
90.50
2010
January - June
141.50
2010
July - December
112.00
Total 546.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: extending the employer notification program administered by the Department of Transportation to noncommercial motor vehicle drivers.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: discharge from employment of a passenger-for-hire vehicle operator solely on the basis of having been involved in a single motor vehicle accident.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
4 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: prohibiting discrimination against an employee who declines to attend an employer-sponsored meeting or to participate in any communication with the employer or with an agent, representative, or designee of the employer, the primary purpose of which is to communicate the opinion of the employer about religious or political matters.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: vehicle towing and storage liens.
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 6 %
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
30 %
2010
July - December
Total 9 %

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

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
8 %
Total 6 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 8 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
30 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 10 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
40 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 14 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
8 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 4 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
15 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
7 %
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
40 %
Total 8 %

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
10 %
2009
July - December
11 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 10 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures