American Petroleum Institute

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Oil and natural gas industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Any legislative or administrative action/proposal which may have a direct or indirect impact upon the petroleum industry or upon a segment thereof.

CEO Name:
Mike Sommers
Executive Director

Contact
ETR
Erin T Roth
400 N. Robert St., Ste. 1500
St. Paul, MN 55101
2026828219
hansonr@api.org
http://www.api.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Erin Roth Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/16/2019 Withdrawn On 7/29/2020
Marc A Bentley Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/4/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 85
Assembly Bill 85
Relating to: state health-based groundwater quality standards for certain groundwater contaminants.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/27/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 155
Assembly Bill 155
Relating to: eliminating minimum markup requirements and the prohibition on sales below cost. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
4/16/2019
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 208
Assembly Bill 208
Relating to: displaying gas taxes on gas pumps. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/23/2019
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

None
Notification Date
5/23/2019
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 323
Assembly Bill 323
Relating to: regulating fire fighting foam that contains certain contaminants and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/23/2019
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 382
Assembly Bill 382
Relating to: requirements for devices that dispense gasoline-ethanol fuel blends.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/6/2019
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
9/13/2019
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 109
Senate Bill 109
Relating to: state health-based groundwater quality standards for certain groundwater contaminants.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/27/2019
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.
Senate Bill 179
Senate Bill 179
Relating to: displaying gas taxes on gas pumps. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/1/2019
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 310
Senate Bill 310
Relating to: regulating fire fighting foam that contains certain contaminants and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 101

For
Notification Date
7/4/2019
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 349
Senate Bill 349
Relating to: requirements for devices that dispense gasoline-ethanol fuel blends.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 64

None
Notification Date
8/16/2019
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
9/10/2019
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/19/2019
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
3/4/2019
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.

Transportation: General Transportation Operations
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: General Transportation Operations

Notification Date
3/19/2019
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

Petroleum and other liquid fuel products
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)
Subject
Petroleum and other liquid fuel products
Scope Statement
SS 071_19
Other
Notification Date
1/25/2020
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

climate change
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
climate change

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/7/2020
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.

relating to fuel waivers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
relating to fuel waivers

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/25/2020
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.

psc natural gas tariffs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
psc natural gas tariffs

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/30/2020
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.

electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging stations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging stations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
9/30/2019
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.

critical infrastructure increased penalties for damage.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
critical infrastructure increased penalties for damage.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$26,268.00
2019
July - December
$25,341.39
2020
January - June
$23,236.00
2020
July - December
$18,825.01
Total $93,670.40
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
124.50
2019
July - December
67.00
2020
January - June
31.50
2020
July - December
13.00
Total 236.00
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
209.00
2019
July - December
60.00
2020
January - June
92.00
2020
July - December
29.00
Total 390.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
25 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
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
25 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
25 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 13 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
50 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 11 %

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
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 1 %

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
75 %
2019
July - December
50 %
2020
January - June
50 %
2020
July - December
75 %
Total 65 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures