Professional Insurance Agents of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Insurance agents

Lobbying Interests:
Any function or activity of any branch, department or phase of state or local government; agriculture; environment; taxation; regulation or business, finance or insurance, or other topics pertaining to the general public health or welfare.

CEO Name:
Pete Hanson
Executive Director

Contact
PH
Pete Hanson
6401 Odana Rd
Madison, WI 53719
(608) 274-8188
(608) 274-8195
phanson@piaw.org
https://www.piaw.org/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2021 Special Session Senate Bill 1
January 2021 Special Session Senate Bill 1
Relating to: transactions with the Department of Workforce Development under the unemployment insurance law, funding for unemployment insurance modernization efforts, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 4

For
Notification Date
2/18/2021
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
PIA supports January 2021 Special Session Senate Bill 1 as amended by SSA 1.
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
1/5/2021
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
PIA of Wisconsin strongly supports the COVID-19 liability protections in Section 59 of AB 1.
Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: imposing requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/20/2021
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 483
Assembly Bill 483
Relating to: municipal raze orders for certain insured dwellings. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/10/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 491
Assembly Bill 491
Relating to: regulating travel insurance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/17/2021
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 622
Assembly Bill 622
Relating to: various changes to insurance laws, including issuance of funding agreements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/19/2021
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 654
Assembly Bill 654
Relating to: best interest in annuity transactions.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/18/2022
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.
Comments
Neutral
Assembly Bill 737
Assembly Bill 737
Relating to: requirements for and insurance related to peer-to-peer motor vehicle sharing programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/15/2021
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 743
Assembly Bill 743
Relating to: information disclosure by online marketplaces related to high-volume sellers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 899
Assembly Bill 899
Relating to: requiring one credit of personal financial literacy for high school graduation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2022
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.
Assembly Bill 911
Assembly Bill 911
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 232

For
Notification Date
2/14/2022
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
2/9/2021
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
PIAW supports Senate Bill 2 as amended by SA 4.
Senate Bill 160
Senate Bill 160
Relating to: imposing requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 73

For
Notification Date
2/25/2021
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
3/24/2021
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.
Senate Bill 434
Senate Bill 434
Relating to: municipal raze orders for certain insured dwellings. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 107

For
Notification Date
7/8/2021
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 482
Senate Bill 482
Relating to: regulating travel insurance. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 111

For
Notification Date
8/17/2021
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 588
Senate Bill 588
Relating to: various changes to insurance laws, including issuance of funding agreements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 114

Other
Notification Date
9/27/2021
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 644
Senate Bill 644
Relating to: best interest in annuity transactions.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 260

Other
Notification Date
1/18/2022
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.
Comments
Neutral
Senate Bill 710
Senate Bill 710
Relating to: information disclosure by online marketplaces related to high-volume sellers and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2022
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 783
Senate Bill 783
Relating to: requirements for and insurance related to peer-to-peer motor vehicle sharing programs. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/20/2021
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 841
Senate Bill 841
Relating to: requiring one credit of personal financial literacy for high school graduation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/2/2022
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 898
Senate Bill 898
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/14/2022
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

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

Notification Date
6/8/2021
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.

Public Service Commission: Grant Programs
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Service Commission: Grant Programs

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.

Workforce Development: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Departmentwide

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.

Workforce Development: Workforce Development
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Workforce Development: Workforce Development

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Travel Insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Travel Insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/8/2021
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.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/8/2021
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.

Self-Storage Insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Self-Storage Insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/8/2021
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.

Small Business Grants
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Small Business Grants

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/25/2021
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.

ARPA Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ARPA Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/25/2021
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.

Broadband Access Funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Broadband Access Funding

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Budget and Operations of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget and Operations of the Office of the Commissioner of Insurance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/10/2021
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.

Repeal of Personal Property Tax
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Repeal of Personal Property Tax

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2021
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.

Insurance Data Security or Cybersecurity Requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Insurance Data Security or Cybersecurity Requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$20,945.00
2021
July - December
$17,327.00
2022
January - June
$11,728.50
Total $50,000.50
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
40.50
2021
July - December
31.25
2022
January - June
32.75
Total 104.50
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
369.00
2021
July - December
295.75
2022
January - June
191.50
Total 856.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: transactions with the Department of Workforce Development under the unemployment insurance law, funding for unemployment insurance modernization efforts, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
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 %
Relating to: imposing requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
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 %
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
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: municipal raze orders for certain insured dwellings. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 11 %
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
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: imposing requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
15 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
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
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: various changes to insurance laws, including issuance of funding agreements, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: requirements for and insurance related to peer-to-peer motor vehicle sharing programs. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: various changes to the worker's compensation law and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: requirements for and insurance related to peer-to-peer motor vehicle sharing programs. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: best interest in annuity transactions.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
25 %
2022
July - December
Total 6 %

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 %

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
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
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 7 %

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
10 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 16 %

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
15 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 17 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures