General Electric Company

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Manufacturing, technology and services across six divisions, including commercial finance, consumer finance, health care, industrial, infrastructure and NBC Universal.

Lobbying Interests:
Any function or activity of any department or phase of federal, state or local government; agriculture, outdoors or the environment; taxation; regulation of business, finance or insurance; e-commerce, privacy, and entertainment, or other topics pertaining to the general public health or welfare. Healthcare; taxation; environment; particulary energy and renewable energy; entertainment; infrastructure.

CEO Name:
Jeffrey R. Immelt
Government Relations Leader

Contact
MW
Matthew Williams
9900 W Innovation Drive - Mail Stop RP-2177
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
(262) 312-7151
(262) 364-2409
m.williams@ge.com
http://www.ge.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Matthew Williams Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/11/2013 Withdrawn On 3/28/2014
Peter C Christianson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/11/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 19
Assembly Bill 19
Relating to: torts and personal injury trusts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 154

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 108
Assembly Bill 108
Relating to: sales tax holidays in August and in November. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2014
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 644
Assembly Bill 644
Relating to: sales tax bad debt return adjustments for private label credit card bad debt. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 229

For
Notification Date
2/5/2014
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 656
Assembly Bill 656
Relating to: notifications concerning the assertion of rights under a patent or pending patent and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/19/2014
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 13
Senate Bill 13
Relating to: torts and personal injury trusts. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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.
Senate Bill 71
Senate Bill 71
Relating to: limiting the regulation of wind energy systems by local governments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/11/2013
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.
Senate Bill 167
Senate Bill 167
Relating to: actions for damages caused by wind energy systems. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/14/2013
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 490
Senate Bill 490
Relating to: sales tax bad debt return adjustments for private label credit card bad debt. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2014
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 498
Senate Bill 498
Relating to: notifications concerning the assertion of rights under a patent or pending patent and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 339

Other
Notification Date
3/19/2014
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

Justice: DNA Collection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Justice: DNA Collection

Notification Date
4/3/2013
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.

Justice: General Agency Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Justice: General Agency Provisions

Notification Date
3/20/2013
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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief

Notification Date
3/20/2013
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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Taxation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Property Taxation

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Property tax exemption for biogas energy systems.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Property tax exemption for biogas energy systems.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/13/2013
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.

Refund of sales tax paid on bad debt incurred by issuers of private label credit cards (PLCC).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Refund of sales tax paid on bad debt incurred by issuers of private label credit cards (PLCC).

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/13/2013
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.

Governor's budget proposal, including issues around education policy, health care policy, energy policy, and corporate tax policy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Governor's budget proposal, including issues around education policy, health care policy, energy policy, and corporate tax policy.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2013
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.

Legislative and regulatory policy associated with erroneous sales tax collection for bad debt of private label credit cards.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative and regulatory policy associated with erroneous sales tax collection for bad debt of private label credit cards.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2013
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.

Legislative and regulatory policy associated with wind energy.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative and regulatory policy associated with wind energy.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2013
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.

Taxation and Regulation of biogas
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Taxation and Regulation of biogas

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/28/2013
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
$97,752.69
2013
July - December
$44,260.09
2014
January - June
$86,813.08
2014
July - December
$2,012.08
Total $230,837.93
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
60.35
2013
July - December
19.25
2014
January - June
23.50
2014
July - December
0.90
Total 104.00
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
168.35
2013
July - December
125.10
2014
January - June
159.15
2014
July - December
5.70
Total 458.30

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: limiting the regulation of wind energy systems by local governments. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: sales tax holidays in August and in November. (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: torts and personal injury trusts. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: torts and personal injury trusts. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: actions for damages caused by wind energy systems. (FE)
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 2 %
Relating to: sales tax bad debt return adjustments for private label credit card bad debt. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
35 %
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: sales tax bad debt return adjustments for private label credit card bad debt. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
50 %
2014
July - December
Total 16 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
25 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 11 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
50 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 20 %

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
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %

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
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
45 %
Total 3 %

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
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
45 %
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures