Harley-Davidson Motor Company

Registered Principal Details

Cessation Date
6/30/2010 12:00:00 AM

Business Or Interest:
Motorcycle and Branded Product Production

Lobbying Interests:
General business issues, taxation, biennial budget issues (general fund taxes, health insurance issues, regulatory issues) licensing and training of motorcycle riders, corporate & franchise taxes, and engine and fuel type legislation.

CEO Name:
Jim Ziemar
Manager, Government Affairs

Contact
MR
Michael Richards
3700 W Juneau Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53208
(414) 343-7658
(414) 343-4990
michael.richards@harley-davidson.com
www.harley-davidson.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Michael Richards Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On 6/30/2010

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 453
Assembly Bill 453
Relating to: the statute of limitations for sexual contact with a child.

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
None
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.
Comments
Mistakenly entered. Harley-Davidson is not lobbying on this legislation at all.
Assembly Bill 596
Assembly Bill 596
Relating to: designating the Harley-Davidson as the Wisconsin state motorcycle.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/7/2009
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

Other
Notification Date
4/19/2010
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.
Comments
We have serious questions that need to be resolved with respect to this legislation before we can take a stand either way.
Assembly Bill 665
Assembly Bill 665
Relating to: requiring an insurer to make payment directly to a provider who provides the insurer with an assignment of benefits.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2010
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.
Assembly Bill 666
Assembly Bill 666
Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates supporting motorcycle safety and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/27/2010
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 456
Senate Bill 456
Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates supporting motorcycle safety and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 226

For
Notification Date
1/11/2010
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.
Comments
Harley-Davidson supports this legislation.

Budget Bill Subjects

General Fund Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes

Notification Date
3/20/2009
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB 2138--Creating a Harley-Davidson License Plate to promote motorcycle safety and the Share the Road Program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2138--Creating a Harley-Davidson License Plate to promote motorcycle safety and the Share the Road Program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/6/2010
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.

Supporting Documentation
20100106_111930_Letter of Support LRB 2138 1-6-10.doc


Combined Reporting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Combined Reporting

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
3/20/2009
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.

License Plate Issues
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
License Plate Issues

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/20/2009
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.

Changes in corporate taxation issue, and any legislation that would change the current structure of corporate taxation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes in corporate taxation issue, and any legislation that would change the current structure of corporate taxation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$13,182.10
2009
July - December
$786.43
2010
January - June
$3,974.27
Total $17,942.80
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
141.50
2009
July - December
7.70
2010
January - June
45.70
Total 194.90
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
3.50
2009
July - December
7.70
2010
January - June
9.00
Total 20.20

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: designating the Harley-Davidson as the Wisconsin state motorcycle.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates supporting motorcycle safety and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
40 %
2010
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: special distinguishing registration plates supporting motorcycle safety and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
60 %
2010
July - December
Total 15 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %

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
2 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
6 %
2009
July - December
90 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 10 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
90 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 61 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures