Independent Insurance Agents of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Licensed independent insurance agents and brokers

Lobbying Interests:
All matters pertaining to Property and Casualty, Life and Health insurance and the regulation of licensed independent insurance agents and brokers.

CEO Name:
Matt Banaszynski
CEO

Contact
MB
Matt Banaszynski
725 John Nolen Dr
Madison, WI 53713
(608) 256-4429
(608) 256-0170
matt@iiaw.com
http://www.iiaw.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Misha V Lee Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/7/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

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
1/5/2021
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.
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

Other
Notification Date
2/8/2021
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.
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
3/6/2021
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 415
Assembly Bill 415
Relating to: regulating scrap dealer purchases of catalytic converters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/15/2021
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 483
Assembly Bill 483
Relating to: municipal raze orders for certain insured dwellings. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/5/2021
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.
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
10/18/2021
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.
Assembly Bill 654
Assembly Bill 654
Relating to: best interest in annuity transactions.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
10/27/2021
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.
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
12/21/2021
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 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
2/2/2022
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
1/29/2022
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 912
Assembly Bill 912
Relating to: emergency power to regulate businesses.

Bill Text and History

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

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/4/2021
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.
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
2/26/2021
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 189
Senate Bill 189
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2021
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.
Senate Bill 408
Senate Bill 408
Relating to: regulating scrap dealer purchases of catalytic converters. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 189

For
Notification Date
8/9/2021
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.
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
6/29/2021
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
10/22/2021
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
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
12/21/2021
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 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
12/18/2021
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.
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
2/2/2022
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 886
Senate Bill 886
Relating to: emergency power to regulate businesses.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2022
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
2/2/2022
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

Employee Trust Funds
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Employee Trust Funds

Notification Date
3/9/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
2/17/2021
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.

Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Insurance: Supervision of the Insurance Industry

Notification Date
2/17/2021
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.

Public Instruction: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Public Instruction: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/9/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
3/17/2021
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.

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

Notification Date
3/17/2021
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Commercial lines modernization
Agency Name
Office of the Commissioner of Insurance (Ins)

Subject
Commercial lines modernization

SS 056_20
None
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Agent licensing requirements
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agent licensing requirements

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/23/2022
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.

LRB-5800 Relating to various changes to the worker's compensation law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-5800 Relating to various changes to the worker's compensation law.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/31/2022
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.

LRB-5841 relating to various changes to Workers Compensation law.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-5841 relating to various changes to Workers Compensation law.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Commercial lines insurance coverages
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Commercial lines insurance coverages

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/17/2021
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.

Insurance coverage for damages caused by civil commotion and rioting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Insurance coverage for damages caused by civil commotion and rioting

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
3/17/2021
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.

Adopting certain standards and procedures for recommending annuity products to consumers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Adopting certain standards and procedures for recommending annuity products to consumers

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/25/2021
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.

The regulation of Worker's Compensation insurance.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The regulation of Worker's Compensation insurance.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2021
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.

The regulation of Commercial Lines insurance and certain coverages.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The regulation of Commercial Lines insurance and certain coverages.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2021
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.

Anti-rebating laws and regulations for value-added products or services related to coverage by insurers and producers.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Anti-rebating laws and regulations for value-added products or services related to coverage by insurers and producers.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/13/2021
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.

Requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requirements related to insurance data cybersecurity.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/12/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$42,000.00
2021
July - December
$36,000.00
2022
January - June
$42,000.00
Total $120,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
20.25
2021
July - December
21.00
2022
January - June
7.00
Total 48.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
83.50
2021
July - December
44.50
2022
January - June
39.00
Total 167.00

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
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
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
5 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
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
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
20 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 8 %
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
20 %
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: regulating scrap dealer purchases of catalytic converters. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
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
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
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
5 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: regulating scrap dealer purchases of catalytic converters. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
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
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
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
5 %
2022
January - June
5 %
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
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
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
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
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
5 %
2022
July - December
Total < 1%
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
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
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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 %

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
5 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

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
35 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
40 %
2022
July - December
Total 32 %

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
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures