SMART (Sheet Metal Air Rail Transportation)

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Protect the interest of membership, as they may appear. Railroad workers and retired railroad workers, Sheet Metal workers and retired sheet metal workers.

Lobbying Interests:
Transportation issues, taxation, public safety, worker safety, campaign finance, voting laws, passenger and freight rail, prevailing wages, right to work laws, minimum wage.

Title:
State Legislative Director

Contact
AH
Andy Hauck
7 N Pinckney Street, Ste LL-25
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 695-6116
smarttd.wislb@yahoo.com
http://wisconsin.utu.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
William Andy Hauck Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/4/2020 Withdrawn On N/A
Rick Hauser Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/4/2020 Withdrawn On 4/20/2022

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 5
Assembly Bill 5
Relating to: facilitating and prioritizing COVID-19 vaccine distribution.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/22/2021
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
Following CDC recommendations for administration of the vaccine is essential. Don't allow politics and money to allocate these important resources. Keep politics out of these life saving priorities.
Assembly Bill 248
Assembly Bill 248
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/19/2021
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.
Comments
Persons are not allowed to cross interstates unless provisions are made for safe passage because of the speed of traffic, There is frankly no difference with the railroads. Remember, train crews must live with the poor judgement of the trespasser.
Assembly Bill 395
Assembly Bill 395
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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 614
Assembly Bill 614
Relating to: bargaining over wages, hours, and conditions of employment for public employees. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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 Joint Resolution 15
Assembly Joint Resolution 15
Relating to: declaring March 7, 2021 to March 14, 2021, as Women in Construction week and celebrating the wide reaching contributions of women in construction.

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 52
Assembly Joint Resolution 52
Relating to: expressing support for the federal Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/19/2021
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.
Senate Bill 334
Senate Bill 334
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/10/2021
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.
Comments
Persons are not allowed to cross interstates unless provisions are made for safe passage because of the speed of traffic, There is frankly no difference with the railroads. Remember, train crews must live with the poor judgement of the trespasser.
Senate Bill 389
Senate Bill 389
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
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.
Senate Bill 712
Senate Bill 712
Relating to: grant related to the Verso Paper Mill in the city of Wisconsin Rapids and loan guarantee related to the Park Falls Pulp and Paper Mill in the city of Park Falls. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/29/2021
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 Joint Resolution 90
Senate Joint Resolution 90
Relating to: recognizing the importance of oil and natural gas pipelines for Wisconsin and its economy.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/21/2022
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

Appointment of Craig Thompson to Secretary of DOT
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Appointment of Craig Thompson to Secretary of DOT

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/27/2021
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.

Truck length
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Truck length

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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Amtrak
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Amtrak

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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Railroad security Proposals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to Railroad security Proposals

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.

Trespassing on Railroad Property
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Trespassing on Railroad Property

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.

Appointment by the Governor of a new Railroad Commissioner for the State of Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Appointment by the Governor of a new Railroad Commissioner for the State of Wisconsin

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.

State Authority for Railroad Police
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State Authority for Railroad Police

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.

Railroad Crew shuttles
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Railroad Crew shuttles

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.

FRA Certified Inspectors withing DOT
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
FRA Certified Inspectors withing DOT

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.

Inspectors with OCR
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Inspectors with OCR

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.

Legislation regarding Blocked Railroad crossings
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation regarding Blocked Railroad crossings

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.

Inspectors in DOT
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Inspectors in DOT

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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$9,241.62
2021
July - December
$7,840.96
2022
January - June
$2,884.00
Total $19,966.58
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
65.00
2021
July - December
78.00
2022
January - June
18.00
Total 161.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
186.00
2021
July - December
138.00
2022
January - June
62.00
Total 386.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 21 %
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
25 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.
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 1 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

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
65 %
2021
July - December
55 %
2022
January - June
80 %
2022
July - December
Total 63 %

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
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 5 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures