Wisconsin Engine Manufacturer & Distributor Alliance (WEMDA)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Wisconsin Engine Manufacturer's & Distributor's Alliance (WEMDA) is a state trade association. Organized by industry to provide a unified voice in preserving manufacturing markets in Wisconsin to ensure economic and future job growth. WEMDA represents interests in Commercial, Residential, Marine, Mobile, Mining, Construction, Agriculture, Lawn & Garden, Recreational, HVAC, Heavy-Duty Truck and Distributed Power Generation applications.

Lobbying Interests:
General business; tax; R&D, environment; 15/16 state budget, Workers Comp, Right to Work,

CEO Name:
Marc Bentley
President

Contact
MB
Marc Bentley
PO Box 1532
Madison, WI 53701-1532
(608) 698-0707
bentleygov@charter.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Marc S Bentley Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/19/2015 Withdrawn On N/A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

Other
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.
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
1/22/2016
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

Other
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.
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
1/27/2016
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 536
Senate Bill 536
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
1/22/2016
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

Administration: General Agency Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: General Agency Provisions

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.

General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes: Income and Franchise Taxes

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.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

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.

Workforce Development: Worker's Compensation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Worker's Compensation

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

Incorporation of the national ambient air quality standards for fine particles (PM<sub>2.5</sub>) into the Wisconsin Administrative Code
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Incorporation of the national ambient air quality standards for fine particles (PM<sub>2.5</sub>) into the Wisconsin Administrative Code

SS 054_15
Other
Notification Date
12/11/2015
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

DNR rule NR 445.09
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR rule NR 445.09

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
5/25/2016
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.

1 Hour NOx Standard
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
1 Hour NOx Standard

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/11/2015
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.

R & D Tax Credits for enginesl
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
R & D Tax Credits for enginesl

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/6/2015
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.

EPA Ozone Standard
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
EPA Ozone Standard

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

EPA Ozone Attainment Issue
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
EPA Ozone Attainment Issue

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/5/2015
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.

Workers Comp Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Workers Comp Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/19/2015
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.

Relating to RFG and Ethanol fules
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to RFG and Ethanol fules

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/19/2015
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.

LRB 3988/2 Workforce Develpment Grants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3988/2 Workforce Develpment Grants

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/19/2015
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.

DNR re-designation of PM2.5 Standard in 3 county Milwaukee area.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR re-designation of PM2.5 Standard in 3 county Milwaukee area.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/19/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$21,000.00
2015
July - December
$11,000.00
2016
January - June
$21,000.00
2016
July - December
$0.00
Total $53,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
22.00
2015
July - December
38.00
2016
January - June
13.00
2016
July - December
16.00
Total 89.00
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
56.00
2015
July - December
96.00
2016
January - June
45.00
2016
July - December
14.00
Total 211.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
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
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 1 %

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
20 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
20 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %

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
30 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 10 %
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 7 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
30 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 13 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
50 %
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
Total 28 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
60 %
2016
July - December
100 %
Total 22 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures