American Petroleum Institute

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Petroleum industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Any legislative or administrative action/proposal which may have a direct or indirect impact upon the petroleum industry or upon a segment thereof.

CEO Name:
Jack Gerard
Executive Director

Contact
ETR
Erin T Roth
400 N. Robert St., Ste. 1500
St. Paul, MN 55101
(608) 209-0789
rothe@api.org
http://www.api.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Erin Roth Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Marc S Bentley Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/30/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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 149
Assembly Bill 149
Relating to: county authority relating to exploration for a type of industrial sand. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/28/2015
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 150
Assembly Bill 150
Relating to: listing frac sand mining as a conditional or prohibited use in certain types of zoning ordinances. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/28/2015
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 151
Assembly Bill 151
Relating to: notice requirements for zoning actions related to frac sand mining. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/28/2015
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 152
Assembly Bill 152
Relating to: disclosure of contracts for frac sand mining on neighboring properties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/28/2015
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 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

For
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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

Other
Notification Date
12/19/2015
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 552
Assembly Bill 552
Relating to: preparation and response required by railroad corporations in the event of discharge of transported materials and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/19/2015
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 634
Assembly Bill 634
Relating to: regulating and monitoring airborne particulate matter and respirable silica and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/11/2016
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 635
Assembly Bill 635
Relating to: monitoring industrial sand mining and processing operations and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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 645
Assembly Bill 645
Relating to: dairy plant and food processing plant licensing requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/11/2016
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 698
Assembly Bill 698
Relating to: requirements imposed on retailers of liquefied petroleum gas for proving financial responsibility.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 327

For
Notification Date
1/31/2016
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 729
Assembly Bill 729
Relating to: advertising motor fuel prices by the half-gallon.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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 876
Assembly Bill 876
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2016
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 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 98
Senate Bill 98
Relating to: disclosure of contracts for frac sand mining on neighboring properties.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/29/2015
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 99
Senate Bill 99
Relating to: county authority relating to exploration for a type of industrial sand. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/29/2015
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 100
Senate Bill 100
Relating to: listing frac sand mining as a conditional or prohibited use in certain types of zoning ordinances. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/29/2015
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 101
Senate Bill 101
Relating to: notice requirements for zoning actions related to frac sand mining. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/29/2015
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

For
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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 371
Senate Bill 371
Relating to: the minimum price of merchandise sold at wholesale or retail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/19/2015
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 427
Senate Bill 427
Relating to: preparation and response required by railroad corporations in the event of discharge of transported materials and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/19/2015
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 547
Senate Bill 547
Relating to: requirements imposed on retailers of liquefied petroleum gas for proving financial responsibility.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2016
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 576
Senate Bill 576
Relating to: monitoring industrial sand mining and processing operations and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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 577
Senate Bill 577
Relating to: regulating and monitoring airborne particulate matter and respirable silica and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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 587
Senate Bill 587
Relating to: advertising motor fuel prices by the half-gallon.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/25/2016
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 734
Senate Bill 734
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2016
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 763
Senate Bill 763
Relating to: increasing the motor vehicle fuel tax rate to pay debt service on transportation bonding and adjusting the rate by the annual average change in the consumer price index. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/11/2016
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

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

Notification Date
2/26/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Flammable, combustible, and hazardous liquids: and petroleum and other liquid fuel products.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Flammable, combustible, and hazardous liquids: and petroleum and other liquid fuel products.

Register Number: 694 (11/1/2013)
None
Notification Date
7/16/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Enbridge Energy Sandpiper pipeline permit application with DNR.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Enbridge Energy Sandpiper pipeline permit application with DNR.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
4/28/2015
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.

transport of crude oil by rail
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
transport of crude oil by rail

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/16/2015
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.

Public Service Commission Ref # 232989 Docket 9400- YO - 100 Application by WI Energy Corp. to purchase outstanding stock of Integrys Energy Group, Inc.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public Service Commission Ref # 232989 Docket 9400- YO - 100 Application by WI Energy Corp. to purchase outstanding stock of Integrys Energy Group, Inc.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/9/2015
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.

US Environmental Protection Agency NAAQS Ozone Rule Proposal
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
US Environmental Protection Agency NAAQS Ozone Rule Proposal

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.

transportation funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
transportation funding

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.

fuel specifications
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
fuel specifications

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/7/2015
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.

silica sand mining in wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
silica sand mining in wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/7/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$33,768.43
2015
July - December
$29,089.53
2016
January - June
$28,732.98
2016
July - December
$26,909.41
Total $118,500.35
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
108.00
2015
July - December
76.00
2016
January - June
29.00
2016
July - December
37.00
Total 250.00
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
144.00
2015
July - December
161.50
2016
January - June
139.00
2016
July - December
106.50
Total 551.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

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

(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
100 %
2015
July - December
100 %
2016
January - June
100 %
2016
July - December
100 %
Total 100 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures