Wisconsin Propane Gas Association Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin 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
ES
Emma Shultz
33 E. Main St., Suite 701
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 251-0927
(608) 244-9030
emma@wipga.org
http://www.wipga.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Emma Shultz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Brandon Scholz Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Michelle Kussow Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/16/2016 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 277
Assembly Bill 277
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/25/2017
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 353
Assembly Bill 353
Relating to: the organization and operation of cooperatives and extensions of credit by electric cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 76

For
Notification Date
9/27/2017
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 480
Assembly Bill 480
Relating to: review by the Department of Safety and Professional Services of the state electrical wiring code applicable to one-family and two-family dwellings; the legal description required for recording an easement for the construction, operation, or ma...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 68

For
Notification Date
9/21/2017
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 531
Assembly Bill 531
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council to levy an assessment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/18/2017
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 281
Senate Bill 281
Relating to: the organization and operation of cooperatives and extensions of credit by electric cooperatives.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/27/2017
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 388
Senate Bill 388
Relating to: review by the Department of Safety and Professional Services of the state electrical wiring code applicable to one-family and two-family dwellings; the legal description required for recording an easement for the construction, operation, or ma...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/18/2017
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 440
Senate Bill 440
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council to levy an assessment.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/18/2017
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 751
Senate Bill 751
Relating to: various changes to statutes administered by the Department of Safety and Professional Services and attached credentialing boards. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/26/2018
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

Miscellaneous Appropriations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Miscellaneous Appropriations

Notification Date
3/19/2017
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
VW Settlement Funds

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Spring Road Weight Restrictions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Spring Road Weight Restrictions

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/3/2017
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/9/2017
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 VW Settlement Mitigation Trust in the budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The VW Settlement Mitigation Trust in the budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/9/2017
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.

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
12/16/2016
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$20,338.97
2017
July - December
$22,460.00
2018
January - June
$20,265.00
2018
July - December
$19,570.00
Total $82,633.97
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
28.50
2017
July - December
111.75
2018
January - June
50.25
2018
July - December
11.25
Total 201.75
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
212.35
2017
July - December
287.75
2018
January - June
181.50
2018
July - December
167.25
Total 848.85

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
20 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: review by the Department of Safety and Professional Services of the state electrical wiring code applicable to one-family and two-family dwellings; the legal description required for recording an easement for the construction, operation, or maintenance of sewer lines or facilities; expanding the use of tax incremental financing for workforce housing development and allowing a reduction in the amount of certain impact fees; effect of changes in requirements for development-related permits or authorizations on persons who apply for the permits or authorizations; exempting certain vehicles delivering propane from class B highway weight limitations and certain special or seasonal weight limitations; elimination of the forestation state property tax; reviews of and reports on bills and proposed administrative rules that affect housing; general permits to place riprap on the bed of a navigable water; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council to levy an assessment.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
30 %
2018
January - June
40 %
2018
July - December
Total 20 %
Relating to: authorizing the Wisconsin Propane Education and Research Council to levy an assessment.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
30 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: review by the Department of Safety and Professional Services of the state electrical wiring code applicable to one-family and two-family dwellings; the legal description required for recording an easement for the construction, operation, or maintenance of sewer lines or facilities; expanding the use of tax incremental financing for workforce housing development and allowing a reduction in the amount of certain impact fees; effect of changes in requirements for development-related permits or authorizations on persons who apply for the permits or authorizations; exempting certain vehicles delivering propane from class B highway weight limitations and certain special or seasonal weight limitations; elimination of the forestation state property tax; reviews of and reports on bills and proposed administrative rules that affect housing; general permits to place riprap on the bed of a navigable water; and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %

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

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
25 %
Total 8 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
25 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 8 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
30 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 6 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
75 %
Total 15 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures