Wisconsin Automobile and Truck Dealers Association, Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Licensed automobile and truck dealers in the state of Wisconsin.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas relevant to the interest of automobile and truck dealers, as well as other general business issues. Franchise laws, transportation funding, insurance repair issues, sales tax, small claims, employment law, dealer training, etc.

CEO Name:
William Sepic
President

Contact
WS
William Sepic
PO Box 5345
Madison, WI 53705-0345
(608) 251-5577
(608) 251-4379
wsepic@watda.org
http://www.watda.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
AJ Wilson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Gregory Hubbard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Ramie Zelenkova Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Chris Snyder Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
William Sepic Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Scott Tyre Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Paul Norman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/3/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Jason Bauknecht Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/4/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 58
Assembly Bill 58
Relating to: bank service corporations and credit union service organizations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 22

Other
Notification Date
5/3/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 140
Assembly Bill 140
Relating to: indemnification provisions in contracts for the sale of services.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/10/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 172
Assembly Bill 172
Relating to: the prohibition on telephone solicitations to residential customers, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/23/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 200
Assembly Bill 200
Relating to: the law governing repair, replacement, and refund under a motor vehicle warranty.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 101

For
Notification Date
6/12/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 649
Assembly Bill 649
Relating to: rule-making procedures and modifying and repealing various rules promulgated by the Department of Financial Institutions. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/4/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 653
Assembly Bill 653
Relating to: personal property within repossessed motor vehicles and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/4/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 695
Assembly Bill 695
Relating to: the regulation of motor vehicle air conditioners. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 312

For
Notification Date
2/10/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 712
Assembly Bill 712
Relating to: exempting employers from keeping records of the hours of employment of an employee who is exempt from the overtime pay requirement and who is not compensated on an hourly rate basis.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 286

For
Notification Date
2/4/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 715
Assembly Bill 715
Relating to: the cancellation of a motor vehicle title or registration for fraud on the Department of Transportation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 366

For
Notification Date
2/4/2014
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.
Senate Bill 182
Senate Bill 182
Relating to: the law governing repair, replacement, and refund under a motor vehicle warranty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/16/2013
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.
Senate Bill 536
Senate Bill 536
Relating to: the regulation of motor vehicle air conditioners. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/4/2014
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.
Senate Bill 571
Senate Bill 571
Relating to: the cancellation of a motor vehicle title or registration for fraud on the Department of Transportation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/10/2014
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

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
5/3/2013
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
$151,635.20
2013
July - December
$124,596.94
2014
January - June
$145,964.93
2014
July - December
$126,352.67
Total $548,549.74
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
81.75
2013
July - December
64.50
2014
January - June
64.50
2014
July - December
114.00
Total 324.75
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
725.55
2013
July - December
586.75
2014
January - June
677.50
2014
July - December
558.25
Total 2548.05

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: bank service corporations and credit union service organizations. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
11 %
2013
July - December
9 %
2014
January - June
6 %
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: the law governing repair, replacement, and refund under a motor vehicle warranty.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
33 %
2013
July - December
26 %
2014
January - June
22 %
2014
July - December
6 %
Total 22 %
Relating to: the prohibition on telephone solicitations to residential customers, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
6 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: indemnification provisions in contracts for the sale of services.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
11 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the law governing repair, replacement, and refund under a motor vehicle warranty.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
26 %
2014
January - June
23 %
2014
July - December
8 %
Total 14 %
Relating to: the cancellation of a motor vehicle title or registration for fraud on the Department of Transportation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
1 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the cancellation of a motor vehicle title or registration for fraud on the Department of Transportation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: exempting employers from keeping records of the hours of employment of an employee who is exempt from the overtime pay requirement and who is not compensated on an hourly rate basis.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
4 %
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the regulation of motor vehicle air conditioners. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: personal property within repossessed motor vehicles and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
6 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the regulation of motor vehicle air conditioners. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
6 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
47 %
2013
July - December
15 %
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
66 %
Total 36 %

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
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
4 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
3 %
2014
July - December
9 %
Total 4 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
7 %
2014
January - June
7 %
2014
July - December
11 %
Total 7 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures