Aggregate Producers of Wisconsin Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Nonmetallic mining industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and rules dealing with mineral extraction or transportation, or permitting of nonmetallic mining operations, as well as any other agency rules or legislation that may affect the aggregate industry.

CEO Name:
Bob Bingen
President

Contact
BB
Bob Bingen
817 West Main Street
Brownsville, WI 53006
(920) 583-3132
(920) 583-3429
bbingen@michels.us

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew Cook Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Patrick Osborne Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/8/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/23/2013
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 41
Assembly Bill 41
Relating to: creating a local freight bridge program, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/4/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 266
Assembly Bill 266
Relating to: exempting from the prevailing wage law a public works project that is subject to the federal Davis-Bacon Act. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/25/2013
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 386
Assembly Bill 386
Relating to: the effect of changes in requirements for development-related permits or authorizations on persons who apply for the permits or authorizations.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/1/2013
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.
Comments
Support the original bill --- basing the review of a permit application on the requirements that existed at the time of application is good public policy. Oppose AA1 - Amendment discriminates against permits for agricultural or mining use.
Assembly Bill 476
Assembly Bill 476
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining; local regulation of air quality; local regulation of water quality; local regulation of the use of explosives in mining, quarrying, and related activities; highway use contracts by local governments; and...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/6/2013
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 483
Assembly Bill 483
Relating to: local ordinances regulating borrow sites and material disposal sites for certain transportation projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/26/2013
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 679
Assembly Bill 679
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2014
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 704
Assembly Bill 704
Relating to: state highway funding and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 141

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.
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
2/3/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 807
Assembly Bill 807
Relating to: procedures to preserve and determine the validity of certain liens and to make payments to prime contractors of public works contracts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/23/2014
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 816
Assembly Bill 816
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining and preservation of marketable nonmetallic mineral deposits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2014
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 Joint Resolution 2
Assembly Joint Resolution 2
Relating to: creation of a department of transportation, creation of a transportation fund, and deposit of funds into the transportation fund (second consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.
Senate Bill 1
Senate Bill 1
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 1

For
Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.
Senate Bill 31
Senate Bill 31
Relating to: creating a local freight bridge program, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/4/2013
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.
Senate Bill 139
Senate Bill 139
Relating to: disclosure of contracts for frac sand mining on neighboring properties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/18/2013
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 140
Senate Bill 140
Relating to: county authority relating to exploration for a type of industrial sand. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/18/2013
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 141
Senate Bill 141
Relating to: listing frac sand mining as a conditional or prohibited use in certain types of zoning ordinances. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/18/2013
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 142
Senate Bill 142
Relating to: regulating the location of frac sand mines and facilities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/18/2013
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 244
Senate Bill 244
Relating to: exempting from the prevailing wage law a public works project that is subject to the federal Davis-Bacon Act. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/14/2013
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 302
Senate Bill 302
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/26/2013
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 314
Senate Bill 314
Relating to: the effect of changes in requirements for development-related permits or authorizations on persons who apply for the permits or authorizations.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 74

Other
Notification Date
11/1/2013
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.
Comments
Support the original bill --- basing the review of a permit application on the requirements that existed at the time of application is good public policy. Oppose SA1 - Amendment discriminates against permits for agricultural or mining use.
Senate Bill 349
Senate Bill 349
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining; local regulation of air quality; local regulation of water quality; local regulation of the use of explosives in mining, quarrying, and related activities; highway use contracts by local governments; and...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/23/2013
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.
Senate Bill 539
Senate Bill 539
Relating to: state highway funding and making an appropriation. (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 550
Senate Bill 550
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
2/4/2014
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 595
Senate Bill 595
Relating to: procedures to preserve and determine the validity of certain liens and to make payments to prime contractors of public works contracts.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/14/2014
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 632
Senate Bill 632
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining and preservation of marketable nonmetallic mineral deposits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/27/2014
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 Joint Resolution 4
Senate Joint Resolution 4
Relating to: creation of a department of transportation, creation of a transportation fund, and deposit of funds into the transportation fund (second consideration).

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Administration: Procurement
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Procurement

Notification Date
3/21/2013
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.

Administration: Transfers
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Transfers

Notification Date
3/21/2013
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.

Bonding Authorization
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Bonding Authorization

Notification Date
3/21/2013
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.

Natural Resources: Environmental Quality
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Environmental Quality

Notification Date
3/21/2013
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.

Comments
Opposed to increase in state air permit fees. LFB Summary Item #2, page 346 LFB Summary analysis.

Transportation: Local Transportation Aid
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Local Transportation Aid

Notification Date
3/21/2013
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.

Transportation: State Highway Program
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: State Highway Program

Notification Date
3/21/2013
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.

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

Notification Date
3/21/2013
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.

Workforce Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development

Notification Date
6/20/2013
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Rule Amendments to chs. NR 130 to 132, 182, 500 to 555, and 660 to 679, as required by Section 103 of 2013 Wisconsin Act 1, and to other chapters that contain exemptions for nonferrous mining and that may require amendment, chs. NR 103, 123, 135, 140, 150,...
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Rule Amendments to chs. NR 130 to 132, 182, 500 to 555, and 660 to 679, as required by Section 103 of 2013 Wisconsin Act 1, and to other chapters that contain exemptions for nonferrous mining and that may require amendment, chs. NR 103, 123, 135, 140, 150,...

Register Number: 688 (4/15/2013)
None
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.

The construction and operation permit programs in chs. NR 406 and 407 respectively and related definitions in ch. NR 400 and hazardous air pollutant control requirements in ch. NR 445.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
The construction and operation permit programs in chs. NR 406 and 407 respectively and related definitions in ch. NR 400 and hazardous air pollutant control requirements in ch. NR 445.

Register Number: 685 (2/1/2013)
None
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Relating to axle weight limitations on vehicles transporting aggregate materials.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to axle weight limitations on vehicles transporting aggregate materials.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/9/2014
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.

relating to property rights protection and the preservation of legal nonconforming use rights.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to property rights protection and the preservation of legal nonconforming use rights.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2014
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.

relating to DNR Guidance on the Applicability of Ch. NR 135 and Chapter 30/Ch. NR 340 Wis. Adm. Codes to Non-Metallic Mine Sites
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to DNR Guidance on the Applicability of Ch. NR 135 and Chapter 30/Ch. NR 340 Wis. Adm. Codes to Non-Metallic Mine Sites

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/30/2013
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.

relating to the application and simplification of prevailing wage regulations on projects that are subject to both federal and state prevailing wage laws.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to the application and simplification of prevailing wage regulations on projects that are subject to both federal and state prevailing wage laws.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/27/2013
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.

relating to the regulation of artificial water bodies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to the regulation of artificial water bodies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/27/2013
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 matter relating to an increase in the annual air fees for operation permits.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget bill matter relating to an increase in the annual air fees for operation permits.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/8/2013
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.

Relating to transportation funding - state budget bill topic.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to transportation funding - state budget bill topic.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.

Matters relating to the regulation of sand mining.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to the regulation of sand mining.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.

The application of prevailing wage to the trucking of aggregate material.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The application of prevailing wage to the trucking of aggregate material.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/23/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$30,778.30
2013
July - December
$30,192.51
2014
January - June
$30,807.94
2014
July - December
$30,145.37
Total $121,924.12
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
58.75
2013
July - December
54.25
2014
January - June
32.25
2014
July - December
4.25
Total 149.50
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
340.50
2013
July - December
365.75
2014
January - June
299.00
2014
July - December
294.25
Total 1299.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the effect of changes in requirements for development-related permits or authorizations on persons who apply for the permits or authorizations.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining; local regulation of air quality; local regulation of water quality; local regulation of the use of explosives in mining, quarrying, and related activities; highway use contracts by local governments; and local regulation of borrow sites and material disposal sites for transportation projects of the Department of Transportation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
50 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 14 %
Relating to: procedures to preserve and determine the validity of certain liens and to make payments to prime contractors of public works contracts.
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: procedures to preserve and determine the validity of certain liens and to make payments to prime contractors of public works contracts.
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: local regulation of nonmetallic mining and preservation of marketable nonmetallic mineral deposits. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining and preservation of marketable nonmetallic mineral deposits. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
35 %
2014
July - December
Total 8 %

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 3 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
35 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 10 %

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
35 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
15 %
Total 13 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
5 %
Total 4 %
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
10 %
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
15 %
Total 3 %
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
25 %
Total 5 %

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
20 %
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 15 %

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
10 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
20 %
Total 12 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures