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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1
Assembly Bill 1
Relating to: state government actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/19/2021
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 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 1

For
Notification Date
2/3/2021
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
Support AB 2 as amended.
Assembly Bill 152
Assembly Bill 152
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment, and examination of plumbing plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/13/2021
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 191
Assembly Bill 191
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/24/2021
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 320
Assembly Bill 320
Relating to: registration and the scope of practice of interior designers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
6/24/2021
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 586
Assembly Bill 586
Relating to: qualified bidders on state projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/3/2021
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 857
Assembly Bill 857
Relating to: examinations required for obtaining a credential.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/24/2022
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 2
Senate Bill 2
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2021
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
Support SB 2 as amended
Senate Bill 167
Senate Bill 167
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment, and examination of plumbing plans. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/13/2021
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 189
Senate Bill 189
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/11/2021
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 574
Senate Bill 574
Relating to: qualified bidders on state projects. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/26/2021
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 824
Senate Bill 824
Relating to: examinations required for obtaining a credential.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/27/2022
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: Facilities Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Administration: Facilities Management

Notification Date
3/10/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
3/10/2021
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.

Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/10/2021
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

Legislative Council Study Committee
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Committee

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/20/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Legislative Council Study Committee
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative Council Study Committee

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/20/2022
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Air Quality in State and Local Government Buildings
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Air Quality in State and Local Government Buildings

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/14/2021
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.

Building Commission process and approvals for Wisconsin construction projects
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Building Commission process and approvals for Wisconsin construction projects

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/12/2021
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
12/4/2020
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.

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
12/4/2020
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
12/4/2020
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
12/4/2020
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.

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
12/4/2020
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$17,010.00
2021
July - December
$17,532.80
2022
January - June
$17,856.00
Total $52,398.80
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
50.00
2021
July - December
21.50
2022
January - June
27.00
Total 98.50
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
132.25
2021
July - December
124.00
2022
January - June
87.50
Total 343.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: state government actions to address the COVID-19 pandemic, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment, and examination of plumbing plans. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: registration and the scope of practice of interior designers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: various changes to the laws administered and enforced by the Department of Revenue. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: examination of building plans for public buildings, public structures, and places of employment, and examination of plumbing plans. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
7 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: qualified bidders on state projects. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: qualified bidders on state projects. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: examinations required for obtaining a credential.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: examinations required for obtaining a credential.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 8 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures