American Chemistry Council

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Advocacy for chemical/plastics issues state legislation and regulation.

Lobbying Interests:
Any legislation which addresses Wisconsin's recycling law and recycling funding issues; manufacturer's responsibility; any plastic-specific legislation, DNR issues, chemical issues, plastics issues.

CEO Name:
Jack Gerard
Director, Midwest State Government Affairs & Grassroots

Contact
JE
John Easter
107 E 5th Street, Suite 201
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 471-1957
(515) 243-0342
john_easter@americanchemistry.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Anthony Driessen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/14/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Ronald W Kuehn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 4/27/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 23
Assembly Bill 23
Relating to: disinfection of municipal water supplies.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 19

Other
Notification Date
4/28/2011
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 716
Assembly Bill 716
Relating to: children's bedding containing certain chemicals and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/20/2012
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 727
Assembly Bill 727
Relating to: manufacture and sale of food and beverage containers that contain bisphenol A and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/20/2012
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 737
Assembly Bill 737
Relating to: energy conservation standards for the construction of certain buildings, energy and environmental design standards for state buildings, structures, and facilities, energy and environmental design standards for school district facilities and ot...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/20/2012
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 19
Senate Bill 19
Relating to: disinfection of municipal water supplies.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/10/2011
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 32
Senate Bill 32
Relating to: ordinances establishing standards for places of employment and public buildings.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/9/2011
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 227
Senate Bill 227
Relating to: income and franchise tax credits for insulating concrete forms used to construct a building and energy efficient products.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/18/2011
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
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce

Notification Date
6/7/2011
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
Energy conservation standards and construction standards for 1 & 2 family homes

Notification Date
6/7/2011
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
Energy conservation standards

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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
Recycling provisions

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Energy conservation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Energy conservation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
11/30/2011
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.

Recycling
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Recycling

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
11/30/2011
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.

Energy recovery incentives
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Energy recovery incentives

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
11/21/2011
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.

Wisconsin support for reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin support for reforming the Toxic Substances Control Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
4/6/2011
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.

Green construction standards
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Green construction standards

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/21/2011
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.

Regulation of plastics and chemicals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of plastics and chemicals

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/21/2011
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.

Regulatory reforms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulatory reforms

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
3/21/2011
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

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$13,585.90
2011
July - December
$7,590.91
2012
January - June
$1,431.99
2012
July - December
$4,959.29
Total $27,568.09
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
13.45
2011
July - December
0.70
2012
January - June
0.00
2012
July - December
0.30
Total 14.45
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
25.10
2011
July - December
16.95
2012
January - June
1.90
2012
July - December
8.90
Total 52.85

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: ordinances establishing standards for places of employment and public buildings.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: disinfection of municipal water supplies.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: disinfection of municipal water supplies.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: income and franchise tax credits for insulating concrete forms used to construct a building and energy efficient products.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: children's bedding containing certain chemicals and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: manufacture and sale of food and beverage containers that contain bisphenol A and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: energy conservation standards for the construction of certain buildings, energy and environmental design standards for state buildings, structures, and facilities, energy and environmental design standards for school district facilities and other local government buildings, leasing of state buildings, structures, and facilities, standards for the construction and use of graywater systems, and granting rule-making authority.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total < 1%

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
25 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 15 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
15 %
2012
July - December
15 %
Total 8 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
15 %
2012
July - December
20 %
Total 13 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
15 %
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 11 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
20 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
15 %
Total 14 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
5 %
Total 6 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
25 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
25 %
Total 10 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures