Soo Line Railroad Company dba Canadian Pacific Railway

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Rail freight transportation, high speed passenger service, commuter service, industrial & economic development, grade crossing safety, environmental techniques/equipment applicable to rail operations.

Lobbying Interests:
Rail regulation; tax; environmental; labor/work rules; all transportation legislation; tort reform.

CEO Name:
Fred Green
Vice President

Contact
MM
Michael Murphy
1110-81 Metcalfe Street
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA, KIP6K7
(613) 237-1572
(613) 237-1575
michael_murphy@CPR.CA
www.cpr.ca

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Samuel Gratz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/18/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 157
Assembly Bill 157
Relating to: vehicle stops at railroad crossings.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 158
Assembly Bill 158
Relating to: driver education instruction.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/31/2009
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.
Assembly Bill 314
Assembly Bill 314
Relating to: pesticide use by railroads, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 286

Against
Notification Date
7/10/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20090710_112235_AB 314 Pestcides DRAFT-1.doc

Other
Notification Date
7/10/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20090818_091058_Doc1.doc

Other
Notification Date
7/10/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20090831_110920_AB 314 Pestcides Committee Submission-3.doc

Other
Notification Date
7/10/2009
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.
Supporting Documentation
20100407_093921_3.2010 on AB-314.doc

Senate Bill 157
Senate Bill 157
Relating to: driver education instruction.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 64

For
Notification Date
4/29/2009
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 158
Senate Bill 158
Relating to: vehicle stops at railroad crossings.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 65

For
Notification Date
4/29/2009
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

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
3/31/2009
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.

Supporting Documentation
20090520_062521_Memo on Joint and Several 4.17.09.doc

Notification Date
3/31/2009
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.

Comments
Opposition to Joint and Several Liability changes in the budget bill

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB-1464/2 relating to pesticide applications by railroads
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1464/2 relating to pesticide applications by railroads

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/28/2009
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
$11,545.00
2009
July - December
$10,920.00
2010
January - June
$10,920.00
2010
July - December
$10,920.00
Total $44,305.00
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
9.75
2009
July - December
9.50
2010
January - June
4.25
2010
July - December
0.00
Total 23.50
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
50.50
2009
July - December
66.25
2010
January - June
27.25
2010
July - December
9.25
Total 153.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: pesticide use by railroads, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
100 %
2010
January - June
100 %
2010
July - December
Total 61 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
60 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 20 %

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
35 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 12 %

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
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

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
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
100 %
Total 5 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures