Midwest Hardware Association Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Independent, family-owned retail hardware stores

Lobbying Interests:
Main Street Business Issues: Taxes and trade regulations; employment relations; main street crime, etc.

CEO Name:
John Haka
General Counsel

Contact
DJ
Douglas Johnson
2801 Dixon Street, PO Box 8033
Stevens Point, WI 54481-8033
(715) 341-7100
(715) 341-4080
www.midwesthardware.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Douglas Q Johnson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/10/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 3
Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: restrictions on the use and sale of fertilizer containing phosphorus and other turf fertilizer and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 9

Other
Notification Date
2/10/2009
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 242
Assembly Bill 242
Relating to: the removal of nonconforming outdoor advertising signs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2009
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 1
Senate Bill 1
Relating to: a state minimum wage, permitting the enactment of local living wage ordinances, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2009
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 5
Senate Bill 5
Relating to: restrictions on the use and sale of fertilizer containing phosphorus and other turf fertilizer and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/10/2009
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 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
3/10/2009
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 105
Senate Bill 105
Relating to: payment card network fees for merchants and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/6/2009
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.
Senate Bill 173
Senate Bill 173
Relating to: the removal of nonconforming outdoor advertising signs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2009
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

ATCP 92, weights and measures licensing and fees.
Agency Name
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Subject
ATCP 92, weights and measures licensing and fees.

Register Number: 644 (8/15/2009)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 09-105
Against
Notification Date
6/22/2010
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

Energy: Affordable Reliable Power
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Energy: Affordable Reliable Power

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/4/2007
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.

Health Care/Cost-Availability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Health Care/Cost-Availability

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/4/2007
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.

Main Street Crime: Bad Checks...Retail Theft
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Main Street Crime: Bad Checks...Retail Theft

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/4/2007
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.

Taxes: Business and Personal...Income & Property
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxes: Business and Personal...Income & Property

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/4/2007
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
$7,000.00
2009
July - December
$7,000.00
2010
January - June
$7,000.00
2010
July - December
$7,000.00
Total $28,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
25.00
2009
July - December
4.00
2010
January - June
7.00
2010
July - December
0.00
Total 36.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
255.00
2009
July - December
181.00
2010
January - June
158.00
2010
July - December
181.00
Total 775.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures