Thrivent Financial for Lutherans

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Thrivent Financial is a fraternal benefit society. Our purpose is to serve our members and society by guiding both to be wise with money and live generously.

Lobbying Interests:
Any legislative or administrative activity which would impact Thrivent or its subsidiaries, including but not limited to volunteer and community outreach, and financial product regulation.

CEO Name:
Brad Hewitt
Director, Government Affairs

Contact
BC
Brian Casey
4321 N Ballard Rd
Appleton, WI 54919
(920) 628-3738
(920) 628-3711
brian.casey@thrivent.com
http://www.thrivent.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Brian Casey Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Sharon Brosnan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/12/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
William McClenahan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/11/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Jeremey J Shepherd Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/11/2016 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

None
Notification Date
2/11/2016
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 668
Assembly Bill 668
Relating to: rights under certain agreements or qualified financial contracts.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 326

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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 287
Senate Bill 287
Relating to: various miscellaneous changes to the insurance statutes and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 90

For
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.
Senate Bill 537
Senate Bill 537
Relating to: rights under certain agreements or qualified financial contracts.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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

Financial Institutions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Financial Institutions

Notification Date
7/18/2015
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

2012 individual annuity reserving mortality table. SS 086-14
Agency Name
Insurance

Subject
2012 individual annuity reserving mortality table. SS 086-14

Register Number: 705 (9/15/2014)
For
Notification Date
7/27/2015
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Legislation adopting National Association of Insurance Commissioners Insurer Receivership Model Act Section 711 regarding the qualified financial contracts of insurers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation adopting National Association of Insurance Commissioners Insurer Receivership Model Act Section 711 regarding the qualified financial contracts of insurers.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Insurance sales by payday lenders
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Insurance sales by payday lenders

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/4/2015
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.

Continued independence of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Continued independence of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/20/2015
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, taxation and community impacts of fraternal benefit societies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation, taxation and community impacts of fraternal benefit societies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/2/2015
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.

Unclaimed property
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Unclaimed property

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/2/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$2,640.80
2015
July - December
$1,261.55
2016
January - June
$19,637.90
2016
July - December
$19,851.80
Total $43,392.05
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
7.25
2015
July - December
5.25
2016
January - June
3.40
2016
July - December
4.35
Total 20.25
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
9.50
2015
July - December
4.50
2016
January - June
55.60
2016
July - December
26.85
Total 96.45

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: various miscellaneous changes to the insurance statutes and granting rule-making authority.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
18 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; 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
18 %
2016
July - December
Total 9 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
18 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

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
21 %
2015
July - December
64 %
2016
January - June
61 %
2016
July - December
28 %
Total 47 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
44 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
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
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
9 %
2016
July - December
15 %
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
17 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
12 %
2016
July - December
52 %
Total 22 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures