Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Nationwide writer of property, casualty, workers' compensation, and life insurance products.

Lobbying Interests:
Matters pertaining to property and casualty insurance, including but not limited to liability law, insurance regulation, insurance taxation, operation of civil justice system, workers' compensation, health and life insurance.

CEO Name:
Pete McPartland
AVP Government Affairs

Contact
KJK
Kip J Kobussen
1800 North Point Dr
Stevens Point, WI 54481
(608) 826-3272
(715) 343-3545
kip.kobussen@sentry.com
http://www.sentry.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Kip J Kobussen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/17/2013 Withdrawn On N/A
Theresa M Elliott Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 4/24/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 22
Assembly Bill 22
Relating to: municipal court fees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 53

Other
Notification Date
3/28/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 26
Assembly Bill 26
Relating to: fees charged for access to public records. (FE)

Bill Text and History

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

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/28/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 60
Assembly Bill 60
Relating to: selection of student information system software vendors by the Department of Public Instruction.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 61
Assembly Bill 61
Relating to: alcohol beverages violations involving underage persons on licensed premises.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 65

Other
Notification Date
3/28/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 62
Assembly Bill 62
Relating to: the definition of intoxicant.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 83

Other
Notification Date
3/28/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 65
Assembly Bill 65
Relating to: proof of motor vehicle liability insurance.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/28/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 79
Assembly Bill 79
Relating to: trust funds related to cemetery lots, mausoleum spaces, and cemetery merchandise.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/28/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 81
Assembly Bill 81
Relating to: contracting with residential contractors.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 24

For
Notification Date
3/28/2013
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.
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
2/11/2014
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 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.
Assembly Bill 808
Assembly Bill 808
Relating to: authorizing out-of-state risk retention groups to provide health care liability insurance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/3/2014
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 54
Senate Bill 54
Relating to: selection of student information system software vendors by the Department of Public Instruction.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/18/2013
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 62
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: proof of motor vehicle liability insurance.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 31

For
Notification Date
5/7/2013
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
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 130
Senate Bill 130
Relating to: indemnification provisions in contracts for the sale of services.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/11/2013
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 171
Senate Bill 171
Relating to: theft of communication and video services, civil damages resulting from the theft of certain services, and providing penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/6/2013
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.
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
2/12/2014
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 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

Tort Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tort Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/29/2013
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
1/23/2013
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.

Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Property and Casualty Underwriting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Property and Casualty Underwriting

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Indemnification Agreements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Indemnification Agreements

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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
$4,225.00
2013
July - December
$0.00
2014
January - June
$4,225.00
2014
July - December
$0.00
Total $8,450.00
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
15.90
2013
July - December
2.10
2014
January - June
6.64
2014
July - December
10.60
Total 35.24
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
0.40
2013
July - December
2.95
2014
January - June
0.00
2014
July - December
11.50
Total 14.85

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: municipal court fees. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
1 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: fees charged for access to public records. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
1 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: collateral source payments.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
1 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: alcohol beverages violations involving underage persons on licensed premises.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
1 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the definition of intoxicant.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
1 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: trust funds related to cemetery lots, mausoleum spaces, and cemetery merchandise.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
1 %
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
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: theft of communication and video services, civil damages resulting from the theft of certain services, and providing penalties. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
1 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: selection of student information system software vendors by the Department of Public Instruction.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
15 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
1 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: proof of motor vehicle liability insurance.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
15 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
1 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
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
1 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: proof of motor vehicle liability insurance.
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 4 %
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 4 %
Relating to: selection of student information system software vendors by the Department of Public Instruction.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
17 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 6 %
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
26 %
2014
July - December
50 %
Total 26 %
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
65 %
2014
July - December
50 %
Total 30 %

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

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures