American Family Insurance Group

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Insurance: Property, casualty, health, life and financial services.

Lobbying Interests:
Insurance legislation and regulation: property/casualty/health/life insurance issues, taxes and employer related issues.

CEO Name:
Jack Salzwedel
Government Affairs Counsel

Contact
MG
Monica Groves
6000 American Pkwy
Madison, WI 53783-0001
(608) 249-2111
(608) 245-8619
mgroves@amfam.com
http://www.amfam.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Monica Groves Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/15/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 29
Assembly Bill 29
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2013
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 74
Assembly Bill 74
Relating to: increasing the crime victim and witness assistance surcharge, dedicating funds for crime prevention organizations, and creating local crime prevention funding boards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/6/2015
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 81
Assembly Bill 81
Relating to: contracting with residential contractors.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 24

For
Notification Date
4/9/2013
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 181
Assembly Bill 181
Relating to: venture capital investment program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 41

For
Notification Date
5/6/2013
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 237
Assembly Bill 237
Relating to: motor vehicle repair practices.

Bill Text and History

Other
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 287
Assembly Bill 287
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/22/2013
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 373
Assembly Bill 373
Relating to: electronic delivery by property and casualty insurers of notices and documents.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 73

For
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 592
Assembly Bill 592
Relating to: solicitation of a fee by a business or individual for a public record, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 247

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2014
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 705
Assembly Bill 705
Relating to: portable electronics insurance.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2014
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 706
Assembly Bill 706
Relating to: the liability of an adult sponsor of a minor applicant for a motor vehicle operator's license.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/1/2014
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 711
Assembly Bill 711
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2014
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 735
Assembly Bill 735
Relating to: own risk and solvency assessments, supervisory colleges, consolidated hearings for mergers of insurance companies, proxy voting by mutual policyholders, a presumption and exceptions with respect to the disclosure of insurance-related informati...

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.
Assembly Bill 737
Assembly Bill 737
Relating to: requiring the Department of Transportation to contract for driver improvement course services, forwarding by courts of traffic violation convictions, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/11/2014
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 746
Assembly Bill 746
Relating to: limits on liability for persons offering agricultural tourism activities.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 269

For
Notification Date
2/20/2014
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 765
Assembly Bill 765
Relating to: chiropractor registration to practice acupuncture, fee-splitting with a nonchiropractor acupuncturist, and granting the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/20/2014
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 22
Senate Bill 22
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2013
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 62
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: proof of motor vehicle liability insurance.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 31

For
Notification Date
3/17/2013
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.
Senate Bill 79
Senate Bill 79
Relating to: contracting with residential contractors.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/17/2013
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.
Senate Bill 130
Senate Bill 130
Relating to: indemnification provisions in contracts for the sale of services.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/9/2013
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 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
8/2/2013
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 276
Senate Bill 276
Relating to: exclusion of certain independent contractors from coverage under the worker's compensation law and the unemployment insurance law.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 281
Senate Bill 281
Relating to: statutes of limitation on claims involving property damage and on claims arising from a motor vehicle accident and covered by a motor vehicle insurance policy.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/20/2013
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 480
Senate Bill 480
Relating to: the renewal of operator's licenses by persons 75 years of age or older. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2014
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 542
Senate Bill 542
Relating to: chiropractor registration to practice acupuncture, fee-splitting with a nonchiropractor acupuncturist, and granting the exercise of rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/20/2014
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 576
Senate Bill 576
Relating to: the sale of limited lines travel insurance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 212

For
Notification Date
2/20/2014
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 582
Senate Bill 582
Relating to: own risk and solvency assessments, supervisory colleges, consolidated hearings for mergers of insurance companies, proxy voting by mutual policyholders, a presumption and exceptions with respect to the disclosure of insurance-related informati...

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 279

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.
Senate Bill 609
Senate Bill 609
Relating to: authorizing out-of-state risk retention groups to provide health care liability insurance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/20/2014
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Dog Bite Legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dog Bite Legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2014
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.

Transportation Network Company Insurance Requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation Network Company Insurance Requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2014
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.

Civil Justice Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Civil Justice Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/30/2014
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.

ORSA/Model Holding Company
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ORSA/Model Holding Company

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Worker's Compensation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Worker's Compensation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Raw Milk
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Raw Milk

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

E-Commerce
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
E-Commerce

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Raw Milk
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Raw Milk

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/17/2013
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.

Auto salvage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Auto salvage

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2013
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.

Motor vehicle direct repair program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Motor vehicle direct repair program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2013
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.

Workers Compensation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Workers Compensation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/11/2013
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.

Dog Bite legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dog Bite legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/11/2013
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.

Licensing of public insurance adjusters
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing of public insurance adjusters

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/11/2013
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
$28,209.34
2013
July - December
$18,559.78
2014
January - June
$18,082.19
2014
July - December
$19,982.58
Total $84,833.89
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
70.00
2013
July - December
43.00
2014
January - June
37.00
2014
July - December
39.00
Total 189.00
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
139.00
2013
July - December
77.00
2014
January - June
86.00
2014
July - December
91.00
Total 393.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: collateral source payments.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: venture capital investment program. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: proof of motor vehicle liability insurance.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: contracting with residential contractors.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
15 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: electronic delivery by property and casualty insurers of notices and documents.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, 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
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: own risk and solvency assessments, supervisory colleges, consolidated hearings for mergers of insurance companies, proxy voting by mutual policyholders, a presumption and exceptions with respect to the disclosure of insurance-related information, granting rule-making authority, 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
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: requiring the Department of Transportation to contract for driver improvement course services, forwarding by courts of traffic violation convictions, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
5 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
5 %
Total 1 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
15 %
Total 3 %

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
30 %
2013
July - December
40 %
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 24 %

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
30 %
2013
July - December
40 %
2014
January - June
30 %
2014
July - December
55 %
Total 38 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures