Opportunity Solutions Project

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Advocates for free enterprise, individual liberty, and a limited, accountable government.

Lobbying Interests:
The group supports reform to public benefits programs.

Title:
Government Relations Director

Contact
AB
Andrew Brown
75 North Woodward Avenue #80038
Tallahassee, FL 32313
(850) 792-4704
info@fgaaction.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Rebecca Hogan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 7/3/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Catherine McDermott Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 7/3/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Randall J Pirlot Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 7/3/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 369
Assembly Bill 369
Relating to: review of and reports concerning occupational licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/28/2017
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 384
Assembly Bill 384
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/29/2017
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 733
Assembly Bill 733
Relating to: fee waivers for certain occupational credentials. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 319

For
Notification Date
12/14/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 829
Assembly Bill 829
Relating to: discrimination based on arrest or conviction record under the fair employment law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 278

For
Notification Date
1/17/2018
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.
Senate Bill 288
Senate Bill 288
Relating to: review of and reports concerning occupational licenses. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/28/2017
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 295
Senate Bill 295
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/29/2017
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 616
Senate Bill 616
Relating to: fee waivers for certain occupational credentials. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2017
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.
Senate Bill 626
Senate Bill 626
Relating to: discrimination based on arrest or conviction record under the fair employment law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/14/2017
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.
Senate Bill 797
Senate Bill 797
Relating to: requiring department review of public benefit databases. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: required hours of participation in the FoodShare employment and training program.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 263

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: statewide FoodShare employment and training program requirement for able-bodied adults. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 264

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 3
Relating to: asset restrictions on eligibility for FoodShare, Wisconsin Works, and Wisconsin Shares. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 269

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 4
Relating to: employment screening of and employability plans for residents in public housing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 265

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: requiring child support compliance in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 268

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 10
January 2018 Special Session Assembly Bill 10
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: required hours of participation in the FoodShare employment and training program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 2
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 2
Relating to: statewide FoodShare employment and training program requirement for able-bodied adults. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 3
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 3
Relating to: asset restrictions on eligibility for FoodShare, Wisconsin Works, and Wisconsin Shares. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 4
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 4
Relating to: employment screening of and employability plans for residents in public housing. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 8
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 8
Relating to: requiring child support compliance in the Medical Assistance program. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 10
January 2018 Special Session Senate Bill 10
Relating to: photo identification cards for FoodShare recipients. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/15/2018
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Regulation of health insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Regulation of health insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/2/2018
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.

Apprenticeship reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Apprenticeship reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/2/2018
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.

Eligibility in public assistance programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eligibility in public assistance programs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/7/2017
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.

Occupational licensing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Occupational licensing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/7/2017
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
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
July - December
$27,605.11
2018
January - June
$24,800.52
2018
July - December
$16,500.00
Total $68,905.63
Total Hours Communicating 2017
July - December
58.00
2018
January - June
29.50
2018
July - December
4.50
Total 92.00
Total Hours Other 2017
July - December
123.75
2018
January - June
94.75
2018
July - December
47.50
Total 266.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: review of and reports concerning occupational licenses. (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 3 %
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (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 3 %
Relating to: fee waivers for certain occupational credentials. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: review of and reports concerning occupational licenses. (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 3 %
Relating to: the expiration of administrative rules. (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 3 %
Relating to: fee waivers for certain occupational credentials. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: discrimination based on arrest or conviction record under the fair employment law. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: requiring department review of public benefit databases. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2 %
2018
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: asset restrictions on eligibility for FoodShare, Wisconsin Works, and Wisconsin Shares. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: asset restrictions on eligibility for FoodShare, Wisconsin Works, and Wisconsin Shares. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
3 %
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: discrimination based on arrest or conviction record under the fair employment law. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 5 %

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
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
15 %
Total 9 %
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
10 %
Total 12 %
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 %
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
15 %
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
5 %
2018
July - December
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
35 %
2018
January - June
32 %
2018
July - December
50 %
Total 36 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures