Guaranteed Asset Protection Alliance (GAPA)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
The Guaranteed Asset Protection Alliance (GAPA) is comprised of companies experienced in offering quality guaranteed asset protection products throughout the country. Our members include insurance companies, lenders and administrative services companies who, together, bring valuable products to market in a responsible and competitive way. GAPA’s mission is to preserve the viability of its industry, promote fair and equitable regulation of its members and their products, and to continue to offer meaningful options to consumers who choose to purchase this protection.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues related to the regulation of guaranteed asset protection waivers by the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions.

CEO Name:
Timothy Meenan
Assistant General Counsel

Contact
MN
Matt Nowels
PO Box 11247
Tallahasse, FL 32302
(850) 425-5000
Matt@meenanlawfirm.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
William J McCoshen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/1/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Tony Langenohl Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/1/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Nick Probst Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/1/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 663
Assembly Bill 663
Relating to: guaranteed asset protection products sold in connection with vehicle credit sales, loans, and consumer leases.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 161

For
Notification Date
11/27/2017
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 586
Senate Bill 586
Relating to: guaranteed asset protection products sold in connection with vehicle credit sales, loans, and consumer leases.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/4/2017
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/9/2017
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Issues related to the Department of Financial institutions regulation of guaranteed asset protection waivers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to the Department of Financial institutions regulation of guaranteed asset protection waivers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/27/2017
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$34,998.00
2017
July - December
$34,998.00
2018
January - June
$17,499.00
2018
July - December
$0.00
Total $87,495.00
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
8.00
2017
July - December
22.50
2018
January - June
26.50
2018
July - December
0.00
Total 57.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
21.00
2017
July - December
32.00
2018
January - June
44.50
2018
July - December
0.00
Total 97.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: guaranteed asset protection products sold in connection with vehicle credit sales, loans, and consumer leases.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
30 %
2018
July - December
Total 17 %
Relating to: guaranteed asset protection products sold in connection with vehicle credit sales, loans, and consumer leases.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
70 %
2018
July - December
Total 38 %

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
100 %
2017
July - December
75 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 45 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

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
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
100 %
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures