Wisconsin Propane Gas Association Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WI propane marketers and their suppliers

Lobbying Interests:
Legislation and rules affecting propane specifically and businesses operating in Wisconsin in general.

CEO Name:
Brandon Scholz

Contact
MK
Michelle Kussow
33 E. Main St., Suite 701
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 251-0927
(608) 244-9030
michelle@capgroupwi.com
http://www.wipga.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Brandon Scholz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Michelle Kussow Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 80
Assembly Bill 80
Relating to: review by state agencies of administrative rules and enactments and an expedited process for repealing rules an agency no longer has the authority to promulgate. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2015
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 452
Assembly Bill 452
Relating to: the minimum price of merchandise sold at wholesale or retail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/2/2015
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 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
1/18/2016
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 705
Assembly Bill 705
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council to levy an assessment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/18/2016
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 371
Senate Bill 371
Relating to: the minimum price of merchandise sold at wholesale or retail. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/2/2015
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 539
Senate Bill 539
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council to levy an assessment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/12/2016
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 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
1/12/2016
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

creation of a propane checkoff program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
creation of a propane checkoff program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

township road posting for Spring weight limits and propane delivery trucks
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
township road posting for Spring weight limits and propane delivery trucks

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/23/2014
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.

hours of service, emergency declaration
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
hours of service, emergency declaration

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/23/2014
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$18,000.00
2015
July - December
$15,000.00
2016
January - June
$12,419.00
2016
July - December
$18,000.00
Total $63,419.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
29.00
2015
July - December
44.50
2016
January - June
59.50
2016
July - December
9.00
Total 142.00
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
196.25
2015
July - December
196.75
2016
January - June
172.75
2016
July - December
42.50
Total 608.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: requirements imposed on retailers of liquefied petroleum gas for proving financial responsibility.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council to levy an assessment.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
60 %
2016
July - December
Total 25 %
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council to levy an assessment.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: requirements imposed on retailers of liquefied petroleum gas for proving financial responsibility.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6 %

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

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
80 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 24 %

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
10 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 9 %

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
10 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
100 %
Total 13 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures