Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trade association representing truck, tow ,milk hauler and moving companies (owners and officers).

Lobbying Interests:
Rules governing the administration and operation of the Department of Transportation, including Division of Motor Vehicles; Rules governing taxation in the Dept. of Revenue; Rules governing environmental regulations (clean air, water, stormwater runoff, etc.) within the Dept. of Natural Resources; Rules governing apprenticeship or other training requirements; workers' compensation & unemployment compensation; Rules governing the transportation of hazardous materials.

CEO Name:
Neal Kedzie
President

Contact
NK
Neal Kedzie
PO Box 44849
Madison, WI 53744
(608) 833-8200
(608) 833-2875
nkedzie@witruck.org
http://www.witruck.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Marc S Bentley Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/22/2017 Withdrawn On 2/28/2018
Neal J Kedzie Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/22/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Dan Johnson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/22/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 197
Assembly Bill 197
Relating to: revocation of operating privilege for certain offenses related to operating while intoxicated, operating after revocation, making an appropriation, and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/19/2017
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
Permanent revocation of drivers license for OWI repeat offenses.
Assembly Bill 272
Assembly Bill 272
Relating to: weight limit exceptions for vehicles equipped with idle reduction technology or natural gas fuel systems. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/18/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 342
Assembly Bill 342
Relating to: taking, driving, or operating a commercial vehicle without consent and providing criminal penalties.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 287

For
Notification Date
1/15/2018
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.
Comments
Commercial Vehicle Theft
Assembly Bill 463
Assembly Bill 463
Relating to: certain uses of interactive electronic devices while driving and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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.
Comments
Interactive Electronic Devices.
Assembly Bill 540
Assembly Bill 540
Relating to: driver education instruction on human trafficking. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/6/2017
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 546
Assembly Bill 546
Relating to: insurance requirements for intrastate motor carriers of passengers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 224

Against
Notification Date
11/6/2017
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 748
Assembly Bill 748
Relating to: preventing the state or local governments from requiring any person to accept certain collective bargaining provisions or waive its rights under the National Labor Relations Act or state labor law; prohibiting local regulation of employee hour...

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 327

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.
Comments
Employment Law Standardization Act
Assembly Bill 824
Assembly Bill 824
Relating to: distances between motor vehicles.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/15/2018
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.
Comments
Platooning
Assembly Joint Resolution 95
Assembly Joint Resolution 95
Relating to: proclaiming January 2018 as human trafficking awareness and prevention month.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/15/2018
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.
Comments
Resolution proclaiming January 2018 Human Trafficking Awareness/Prevention month.
Senate Bill 198
Senate Bill 198
Relating to: weight limit exceptions for vehicles equipped with idle reduction technology or natural gas fuel systems. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 85

For
Notification Date
7/18/2017
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 380
Senate Bill 380
Relating to: certain uses of interactive electronic devices while driving and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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.
Comments
Interactive electronic devices.
Senate Bill 634
Senate Bill 634
Relating to: preventing the state or local governments from requiring any person to accept certain collective bargaining provisions or waive its rights under the National Labor Relations Act or state labor law; prohibiting local regulation of employee hour...

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.
Comments
Employment Law Standardization Act
Senate Bill 645
Senate Bill 645
Relating to: discovery of information in court proceedings; procedural requirements relating to class actions; consumer lawsuit lending; the statute of limitations for certain civil actions; agreements by the secretary of revenue to allow third-party audit...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2018
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.
Comments
Tort Reform
Senate Bill 665
Senate Bill 665
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, modifying administrative rules related to worker's compensation, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-ma...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/22/2018
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.
Comments
Workers Comp :Sen. Labor & Reg. Reform
Senate Bill 695
Senate Bill 695
Relating to: distances between motor vehicles.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 294

For
Notification Date
1/23/2018
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.
Comments
Platooning

Budget Bill Subjects

Transportation: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Departmentwide

Notification Date
7/18/2017
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.

Comments
Truck Idling. Heavy Truck Tax. Fuel Tax.

Transportation: Motor Vehicles
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicles

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Diesel Idling Grant Program funded through PECFA and administeed by DOA

Transportation: Transportation Finance
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Transportation Finance

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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
Truck Idling, Fuel Tax. Heavy Truck Tax. Tolling.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB 5129 (Billings): Resolution proclaiming January 2018 Human Trafficking Awareness/Prevention month.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 5129 (Billings): Resolution proclaiming January 2018 Human Trafficking Awareness/Prevention month.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/5/2018
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.

LRB 5150 (Spiros/Kooyenga): Immobilization or removal, impoundment and disposal of motor vehicles.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 5150 (Spiros/Kooyenga): Immobilization or removal, impoundment and disposal of motor vehicles.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/5/2018
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.

LRB - 4739 (Petrowski) LRB - 5081 (Rohrkaste) Vehicle following distance to allow for truck platooning.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB - 4739 (Petrowski) LRB - 5081 (Rohrkaste) Vehicle following distance to allow for truck platooning.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/19/2017
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.

Human trafficking training for commercial driver licensce (CDL) in driver education classes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Human trafficking training for commercial driver licensce (CDL) in driver education classes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/18/2017
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.

Commercial Vehicle Theft and Penalties
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Commercial Vehicle Theft and Penalties

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/18/2017
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.

Insurance Requirements for Vehicle Rental Companies. LRB-1256/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Insurance Requirements for Vehicle Rental Companies. LRB-1256/1

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/15/2017
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.

DWD Fast Forward training program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DWD Fast Forward training program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Increasing felony penalties for stolen commercial vehicles
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Increasing felony penalties for stolen commercial vehicles

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

Insurance requirements for Vehicle Rental Companies LRB-1256/1
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Insurance requirements for Vehicle Rental Companies LRB-1256/1

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/14/2017
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.

2017-19 State Biennial Budget: Transportation Funding ( DOT) and Diesel Idling Grant Program (DOA).
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2017-19 State Biennial Budget: Transportation Funding ( DOT) and Diesel Idling Grant Program (DOA).

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/22/2017
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
$25,983.25
2017
July - December
$26,060.26
2018
January - June
$10,509.78
2018
July - December
$3,008.97
Total $65,562.26
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
177.50
2017
July - December
64.50
2018
January - June
16.50
2018
July - December
22.25
Total 280.75
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
123.75
2017
July - December
155.00
2018
January - June
27.00
2018
July - December
4.25
Total 310.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: taking, driving, or operating a commercial vehicle without consent and providing criminal penalties.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: driver education instruction on human trafficking. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: weight limit exceptions for vehicles equipped with idle reduction technology or natural gas fuel systems. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: discovery of information in court proceedings; procedural requirements relating to class actions; consumer lawsuit lending; the statute of limitations for certain civil actions; agreements by the secretary of revenue to allow third-party audits related to unclaimed property; interest rates for overdue insurance claims; and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law, modifying administrative rules related to worker's compensation, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, 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
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: distances between motor vehicles.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
40 %
2018
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
60 %
2017
July - December
30 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 44 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
20 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 7 %

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
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 5 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
30 %
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 19 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
20 %
Total 3 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %

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
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
50 %
Total 2 %

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
10 %
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures