Mechanical Contractors Association of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Construction industry trade association

Lobbying Interests:
Legislative and regulatory matters affecting contractors

CEO Name:
Jeff Gaecke
CEO

Contact
JG
Jeff Gaecke
3315 N Ballard Rd, Ste D
Appleton, WI 54911
(920) 734-3148
(920) 734-6754
jeff@omswi.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Jeffery Knight Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/18/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Eric Thomas Knight Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/18/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 23
Assembly Bill 23
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2019
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 36
Assembly Bill 36
Relating to: grants to technical college students for apprenticeship expenses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2019
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 57
Assembly Bill 57
Relating to: youth apprenticeship programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2019
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 324
Assembly Bill 324
Relating to: registration and the scope of practice of interior designers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/6/2019
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 426
Assembly Bill 426
Relating to: trespassing on the property of an energy provider and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 33

For
Notification Date
9/25/2019
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 553
Assembly Bill 553
Relating to: the school district revenue limit adjustment for energy efficiency projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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 703
Assembly Bill 703
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2020
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 16
Senate Bill 16
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/13/2019
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 44
Senate Bill 44
Relating to: grants to technical college students for apprenticeship expenses and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2019
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 88
Senate Bill 88
Relating to: youth apprenticeship programs and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2019
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 303
Senate Bill 303
Relating to: registration and the scope of practice of interior designers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/6/2019
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 386
Senate Bill 386
Relating to: trespassing on the property of an energy provider and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/25/2019
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 494
Senate Bill 494
Relating to: the school district revenue limit adjustment for energy efficiency projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2019
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 645
Senate Bill 645
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2020
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

Building Commission
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Building Commission

Notification Date
6/5/2019
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

Inspection of fire and smoke dampers
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Inspection of fire and smoke dampers

SS 101_19
For
Notification Date
11/20/2019
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Liability for Covid-19 on premises
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Liability for Covid-19 on premises

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/1/2020
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.

COVID-19 response, relief and recovery policies
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
COVID-19 response, relief and recovery policies

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/16/2020
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.

Capital Building Construction Bidding Process
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Capital Building Construction Bidding Process

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/27/2019
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.

Issues related to safety standards and inspections
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to safety standards and inspections

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/5/2019
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.

relating to trades licenses, certifications, and registrations of trades credentials.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to trades licenses, certifications, and registrations of trades credentials.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/18/2018
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$17,695.05
2019
July - December
$17,344.79
2020
January - June
$17,060.79
2020
July - December
$17,234.16
Total $69,334.79
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
32.00
2019
July - December
14.50
2020
January - June
21.50
2020
July - December
17.50
Total 85.50
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
67.00
2019
July - December
75.50
2020
January - June
107.75
2020
July - December
71.50
Total 321.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: grants to technical college students for apprenticeship expenses and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: youth apprenticeship programs and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: career and technical education incentive grants and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: grants to technical college students for apprenticeship expenses and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: youth apprenticeship programs and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: registration and the scope of practice of interior designers 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
5 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: trespassing on the property of an energy provider and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the school district revenue limit adjustment for energy efficiency projects. (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: registration and the scope of practice of interior designers 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
5 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: trespassing on the property of an energy provider and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the school district revenue limit adjustment for energy efficiency projects. (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: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for building materials that become a part of a facility for the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Authority. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
30 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 9 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
Total 9 %

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
10 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 12 %
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
25 %
Total 5 %

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
10 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 12 %

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
10 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
25 %
Total 12 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures