Wisconsin Restaurant Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Restaurant Association will work to protect the integrity of the restaurant industry by working for necessary and equitable regulations associated with safe food handling.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Restaurant Association will work to insure that no new taxes on small businesses are created and maintain equal property tax relief for businesses. WRA will work to maintain the September 1 school start law and an increase in the state budget for tourism promotion. WRA is interested in alcohol blood content and immunity from civil liability for furnishing alcohol. WRA will work to limit new mandates on employers in the area of employee benefits or health insurance and finding a viable solution for more small businesses to offer affordable health insurance to their employees. WRA is interested in workplace issues such as minimum wage, workers' compensation, unemployment compensation, and teen labor laws. WRA will work to protect the integrity of the restaurant industry by working for necessary and equitable regulations associated with safe food handling. WRA will work for utility deregulation to effect small businesses positively.

CEO Name:
Edward Lump
Vice President of Public Affairs

Contact
PH
Peter Hanson
2801 Fish Hatchery Rd
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 270-9950
(608) 270-9960
phanson@wirestaurant.org
http://www.wirestaurant.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Susan Gail Quam Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter Hanson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Edward Lump Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 17
Assembly Bill 17
Relating to: renewal of a certificate of food protection practices for certificate holders that operate or manage a restaurant employing five or fewer food handlers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 9

For
Notification Date
1/30/2015
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.
Comments
Amendment in Assembly State Affairs Committee on 2/10/15 is expected to fix WRA's main concern.
Assembly Bill 18
Assembly Bill 18
Relating to: taste samples of intoxicating liquor provided on certain retail licensed premises.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 10

For
Notification Date
2/6/2015
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 21
Assembly Bill 21
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2015 legislature.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/20/2015
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 37
Assembly Bill 37
Relating to: requiring certain persons to hold certificates of food protection practices in order to operate certain school lunchrooms participating in the National School Lunch Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 46

For
Notification Date
2/20/2015
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 61
Assembly Bill 61
Relating to: prohibiting as a condition of employment membership in a labor organization or payments to a labor organization and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2015
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 95
Assembly Bill 95
Relating to: interest rates on judgments in small claims actions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/18/2016
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 144
Assembly Bill 144
Relating to: the commencement of fall classes in public schools.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/12/2015
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 192
Assembly Bill 192
Relating to: requiring certain unemployment insurance claimants to submit to drug tests, eligibility for unemployment insurance benefits following a drug test, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/19/2015
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 203
Assembly Bill 203
Relating to: supply and use of epinephrine auto-injectors by certain authorized entities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/8/2015
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 251
Assembly Bill 251
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/28/2015
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 266
Assembly Bill 266
Relating to: requiring or allowing persons who have committed certain offenses related to drunken driving to acquire an ignition interlock device in order to operate certain motor vehicles and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/24/2015
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 391
Assembly Bill 391
Relating to: authorized activities of Class A beer retailers and of brewers.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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 409
Assembly Bill 409
Relating to: the sales and use tax imposed on a jukebox. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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 417
Assembly Bill 417
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/12/2015
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 450
Assembly Bill 450
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit immigration status inquiries and reports to, and cooperation with, other units of government about the presence of illegal aliens, authorizing certain elective officeholders...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/18/2016
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 452
Assembly Bill 452
Relating to: the minimum price of merchandise sold at wholesale or retail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/1/2015
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 539
Assembly Bill 539
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/16/2015
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 553
Assembly Bill 553
Relating to: the sales tax exemption for occasional sales by nonprofit organizations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 364

For
Notification Date
1/21/2016
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 578
Assembly Bill 578
Relating to: exclusion of a franchisor as the employer of a franchisee or of an employee of a franchisee. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2015
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 583
Assembly Bill 583
Relating to: lodging establishments and restricting a local government's ability to prohibit or restrict a person from renting out of the person's residential dwelling. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/10/2016
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 596
Assembly Bill 596
Relating to: duties of ski area operators and persons who bike in a ski area, and liability of ski area operators.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2016
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 612
Assembly Bill 612
Relating to: municipal quotas for retail intoxicating liquor licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 286

For
Notification Date
1/4/2016
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 640
Assembly Bill 640
Relating to: regulation of aquaculture and fish farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2016
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 655
Assembly Bill 655
Relating to: changing the permitted uses of room tax revenues. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/15/2016
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 724
Assembly Bill 724
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 180

For
Notification Date
4/4/2016
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 730
Assembly Bill 730
Relating to: local regulation of certain containers.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 302

For
Notification Date
1/17/2016
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 819
Assembly Bill 819
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 334

For
Notification Date
4/4/2016
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 864
Assembly Bill 864
Relating to: alcohol beverages violations involving underage persons that occur on licensed premises.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 339

For
Notification Date
2/18/2016
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 12
Senate Bill 12
Relating to: renewal of a certificate of food protection practices for certificate holders that operate or manage a restaurant employing five or fewer food handlers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/30/2015
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.
Senate Bill 21
Senate Bill 21
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2015 legislature.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 55

None
Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.
Senate Bill 34
Senate Bill 34
Relating to: requiring certain persons to hold certificates of food protection practices in order to operate certain school lunchrooms participating in the National School Lunch Program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.
Senate Bill 44
Senate Bill 44
Relating to: prohibiting as a condition of employment membership in a labor organization or payments to a labor organization and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 1

For
Notification Date
2/27/2015
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.
Senate Bill 139
Senate Bill 139
Relating to: supply and use of epinephrine auto-injectors by certain authorized entities. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 35

For
Notification Date
5/8/2015
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.
Senate Bill 168
Senate Bill 168
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/21/2016
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 209
Senate Bill 209
Relating to: constructing a sports and entertainment arena and related facilities and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 60

For
Notification Date
7/23/2015
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.
Senate Bill 212
Senate Bill 212
Relating to: closing hours for retail sales by wineries.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/27/2015
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.
Senate Bill 223
Senate Bill 223
Relating to: retail licenses held by wineries.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/27/2015
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.
Senate Bill 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: temporary alcohol beverage retail licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 62

None
Notification Date
9/3/2015
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.
Senate Bill 283
Senate Bill 283
Relating to: authorized activities of Class A beer retailers and of brewers.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/2/2015
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.
Senate Bill 300
Senate Bill 300
Relating to: the sales and use tax imposed on a jukebox. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 251

For
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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.
Senate Bill 330
Senate Bill 330
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/19/2015
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.
Senate Bill 371
Senate Bill 371
Relating to: the minimum price of merchandise sold at wholesale or retail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/1/2015
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.
Senate Bill 405
Senate Bill 405
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/16/2015
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.
Senate Bill 422
Senate Bill 422
Relating to: exclusion of a franchisor as the employer of a franchisee or of an employee of a franchisee. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 203

For
Notification Date
12/14/2015
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.
Senate Bill 493
Senate Bill 493
Relating to: regulation of aquaculture and fish farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2016
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 516
Senate Bill 516
Relating to: changing the permitted uses of room tax revenues. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/15/2016
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 524
Senate Bill 524
Relating to: tourism marketing expenses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2016
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 601
Senate Bill 601
Relating to: local regulation of certain containers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2016
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

Health Services: Public Health and Other Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Public Health and Other Programs

Notification Date
3/8/2015
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.

Comments
Transfer of Food Safety and Recreational Licensing Section to DATCP

Sports and Entertainment District
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Sports and Entertainment District

Notification Date
4/1/2015
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.

Tourism
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Tourism

Notification Date
3/8/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/13/2015
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.

Wisconsin Technical College System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Wisconsin Technical College System

Notification Date
3/13/2015
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.

Workforce Development: Unemployment Insurance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Unemployment Insurance

Notification Date
3/13/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Issuance of liquor licenses for a Premiere Economic Development District
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issuance of liquor licenses for a Premiere Economic Development District

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/14/2015
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.

Service animals in places of public accommodation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Service animals in places of public accommodation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/2/2015
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.

Retail alcohol licenses for local-government-owned facilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Retail alcohol licenses for local-government-owned facilities

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/24/2015
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.

Allowing growlers to be filled and sold to the public by Class A alcohol retailers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing growlers to be filled and sold to the public by Class A alcohol retailers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/24/2015
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.

Allowing certain foods to be produced in unlicensed facilities and sold to the public
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Allowing certain foods to be produced in unlicensed facilities and sold to the public

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/24/2015
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.

WI Family and Medical Leave Act updates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
WI Family and Medical Leave Act updates

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/19/2015
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.

Wine and liquor wholesaler franchise agreements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wine and liquor wholesaler franchise agreements

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/19/2015
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.

Room Tax Update
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Room Tax Update

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/19/2015
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.

Dept. of Tourism budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dept. of Tourism budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Right-to-Work legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Right-to-Work legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

creating an income tax credit for donations of prepared foods to charitable organizations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
creating an income tax credit for donations of prepared foods to charitable organizations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

regulation of electronic cigarettes
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
regulation of electronic cigarettes

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

eliminating the personal property tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
eliminating the personal property tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

The state minimum wage and related provisions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The state minimum wage and related provisions

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

The school calendar and the starting date for K-12 schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The school calendar and the starting date for K-12 schools

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

Eligibility, terms and quotas for retail alcohol licenses
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eligibility, terms and quotas for retail alcohol licenses

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/6/2015
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.

Regulation of alcoholic beverages and Tied House restrictions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of alcoholic beverages and Tied House restrictions

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2014
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.

Regulation of gift cards and gift certificates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of gift cards and gift certificates

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2014
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.

Regulation of solid waste
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of solid waste

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/16/2014
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.

reserving to the state government the authority to regulate food.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
reserving to the state government the authority to regulate food.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/16/2014
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$106,201.64
2015
July - December
$102,027.50
2016
January - June
$106,153.92
2016
July - December
$87,461.53
Total $401,844.59
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
239.00
2015
July - December
204.50
2016
January - June
244.75
2016
July - December
184.25
Total 872.50
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
623.15
2015
July - December
609.20
2016
January - June
554.75
2016
July - December
376.75
Total 2163.85

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: supply and use of epinephrine auto-injectors by certain authorized entities. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
3 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: renewal of a certificate of food protection practices for certificate holders that operate or manage a restaurant employing five or fewer food handlers. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
6 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: prohibiting as a condition of employment membership in a labor organization or payments to a labor organization and providing a penalty.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
6 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: exclusion of a franchisor as the employer of a franchisee or of an employee of a franchisee. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: municipal quotas for retail intoxicating liquor licenses. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
4 %
2016
January - June
4 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: temporary alcohol beverage retail licenses. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
4 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: authorized activities of Class A beer retailers and of brewers.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: constructing a sports and entertainment arena and related facilities and making appropriations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the commencement of fall classes in public schools.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
7 %
2016
July - December
7 %
Total 7 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
4 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: local regulation of certain containers.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
7 %
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %
Relating to: various changes to the unemployment insurance law. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
12 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
33 %
2015
July - December
25 %
2016
January - June
23 %
2016
July - December
46 %
Total 31 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
23 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
32 %
Total 23 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures