Swisher International, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Sale of tobacco products

Lobbying Interests:
All issues surrounding the regulation or taxation of tobacco products

CEO Name:
Joe W. Augustus

Contact
JZ
John Zona
459 E 16th St
Jacksonville, FL 32206
(904) 353-4311
jzona@swisher.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Welch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/28/2012 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 481
Assembly Bill 481
Relating to: a minimum tax on tobacco products, placement of cigarettes or tobacco products by retailers, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/4/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
4/8/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Revenue: Agencywide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Agencywide

Notification Date
4/8/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Budget Bill Subject: Revenue
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Bill Subject: Revenue

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Anything related to taxation or regulation of tobacco products
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Anything related to taxation or regulation of tobacco products

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/17/2013
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$24,000.00
2013
July - December
$24,000.00
2014
January - June
$0.00
2014
July - December
$0.00
Total $48,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
29.00
2013
July - December
27.00
2014
January - June
0.00
2014
July - December
0.00
Total 56.00
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
5.00
2013
July - December
8.00
2014
January - June
0.00
2014
July - December
0.00
Total 13.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: a minimum tax on tobacco products, placement of cigarettes or tobacco products by retailers, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
40 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 20 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
70 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 35 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
40 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
100 %
Total 25 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
20 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 15 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures