American Family Insurance Group

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Insurance: Property, casualty, life and financial services.

Lobbying Interests:
Insurance legislation and regulation: property/casualty/life insurance issues, taxes, drones, home automation and employer related issues.

CEO Name:
Jack Salzwedel
State Government Affairs Director

Contact
MG
Monica Groves
6000 American Pkwy
Madison, WI 53783
(608) 249-2111
(608) 245-8619
mgroves@amfam.com
http://www.amfam.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jessica D Alanis Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 3/11/2019 Withdrawn On N/A
Monica Groves Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 3/11/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 225
Assembly Bill 225
Relating to: allocation of early stage seed investment credit to offset taxes imposed on insurers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/13/2019
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 233
Assembly Bill 233
Relating to: charging facility grant program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/3/2019
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 305
Assembly Bill 305
Relating to: notice of change in terms or premium amount for insurance policy renewal.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/12/2019
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 345
Assembly Bill 345
Relating to: immunity for motor vehicle sellers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/13/2019
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 357
Assembly Bill 357
Relating to: regulation of public adjusters and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 129

For
Notification Date
9/13/2019
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 819
Assembly Bill 819
Relating to: imposing requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2020
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 870
Assembly Bill 870
Relating to: consumer access to personal data processed by a controller and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/11/2020
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 871
Assembly Bill 871
Relating to: deletion of consumer personal data by controllers and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/11/2020
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 872
Assembly Bill 872
Relating to: restricting controllers from using consumer personal data and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/11/2020
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 41
Senate Bill 41
Relating to: civil cause of action for financial exploitation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/10/2019
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 131
Senate Bill 131
Relating to: self-insurance by religious sects for purposes of motor vehicle financial responsibility and liability insurance requirements. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
7/14/2019
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 289
Senate Bill 289
Relating to: notice of change in terms or premium amount for insurance policy renewal.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 155

For
Notification Date
7/12/2019
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 320
Senate Bill 320
Relating to: evidence of ownership for purposes of obtaining certain motor vehicle certificates of title. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 53

For
Notification Date
7/12/2019
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 329
Senate Bill 329
Relating to: regulation of public adjusters and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/13/2019
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 482
Senate Bill 482
Relating to: various changes to insurance laws.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 66

For
Notification Date
10/15/2019
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 784
Senate Bill 784
Relating to: imposing requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2020
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: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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.

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

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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
3/10/2019
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

The repeal of restrictions related to the allocation of dividends to participating life insurance policies issued by a stock company, rating practices for exceeding filed rate for substandard risks, and revisions to the definition of Investment Terms, limi...
Agency Name
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (Ins)

Subject
The repeal of restrictions related to the allocation of dividends to participating life insurance policies issued by a stock company, rating practices for exceeding filed rate for substandard risks, and revisions to the definition of Investment Terms, limi...

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Other
Notification Date
2/14/2020
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

State of Wisconsin response to COVID-19 as it relates to property and casualty insurance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State of Wisconsin response to COVID-19 as it relates to property and casualty insurance.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/26/2020
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.

Office of the Commissioner of Insurance Cabinet appointment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance Cabinet appointment

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/13/2019
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.

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/12/2019
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.

Raze Orders
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Raze Orders

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/28/2019
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.

Agent Licensing Fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agent Licensing Fees

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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.

Advance Pay for Salvage Title
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Advance Pay for Salvage Title

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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.

Corporate Governance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Corporate Governance

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/10/2019
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.

Civil Justice Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Civil Justice Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2019
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.

Cyber Security
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Cyber Security

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2019
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.

Access to Data
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Access to Data

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2019
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.

Autonomous Vehicles
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Autonomous Vehicles

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2019
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.

Property and Casualty Insurance Underwriting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Property and Casualty Insurance Underwriting

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2019
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.

Public Adjuster Licensing
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Public Adjuster Licensing

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/30/2019
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

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$8,738.41
2019
July - December
$12,523.53
2020
January - June
$8,993.78
2020
July - December
$12,728.44
Total $42,984.16
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
26.50
2019
July - December
42.25
2020
January - June
23.00
2020
July - December
32.50
Total 124.25
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
73.90
2019
July - December
100.75
2020
January - June
88.25
2020
July - December
58.50
Total 321.40

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: notice of change in terms or premium amount for insurance policy renewal.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: evidence of ownership for purposes of obtaining certain motor vehicle certificates of title. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: various changes to insurance laws.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: regulation of public adjusters and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: imposing requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
7 %
2020
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

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 5 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
40 %
Total 8 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
25 %
2019
July - December
30 %
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 26 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
40 %
2019
July - December
35 %
2020
January - June
28 %
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 32 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures