Rent-A-Center, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Consumer Rental Purchase

Lobbying Interests:
Matters affecting the rental-purchase industry.

CEO Name:
Mark Speese
Sr. Vice President

Contact
DD
Dwight Dumler
5501 Headquarters Drive
Plano, TX 75024
(972) 801-1140
(972) 801-7979
dwight.dumler@rentacenter.com
www.rentacenter.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Eric J Petersen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 582
Assembly Bill 582
Relating to: regulation of rental-purchase agreements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2012
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
7/1/2011
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Rent To Own legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rent To Own legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
9/16/2011
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
$42,000.00
2011
July - December
$42,000.00
2012
January - June
$66,000.00
2012
July - December
$42,000.00
Total $192,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
30.50
2011
July - December
21.00
2012
January - June
15.25
2012
July - December
9.75
Total 76.50
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
114.00
2011
July - December
42.00
2012
January - June
60.00
2012
July - December
31.00
Total 247.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: regulation of rental-purchase agreements 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
85 %
2012
July - December
Total 20 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
100 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 45 %

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
2011
July - December
100 %
2012
January - June
15 %
2012
July - December
100 %
Total 36 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures