SI Group Client Services

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Sale of tobacco and other products

Lobbying Interests:
All issues surrounding the regulation or taxation of tobacco products

CEO Name:
Joe W. Augustus

Contact
JZ
John Zona
459 E 16th St
Jacksonville, FL 32206
(904) 353-4311
jzona@swisher.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Welch Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/29/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 1021
Assembly Bill 1021
Relating to: revising various provisions of the statutes for the purpose of making corrections and reconciling conflicts (Correction Bill).

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 239

Against
Notification Date
3/4/2022
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 1021
Assembly Bill 1021
Relating to: revising various provisions of the statutes for the purpose of making corrections and reconciling conflicts (Correction Bill).

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 239

Against
Notification Date
3/4/2022
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 1021
Assembly Bill 1021
Relating to: revising various provisions of the statutes for the purpose of making corrections and reconciling conflicts (Correction Bill).

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 239

Against
Notification Date
3/4/2022
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

Revenue: Collection of Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Collection of Taxes

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.

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

Notification Date
2/22/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023-25 State Budget
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2023-25 State Budget

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/25/2022
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.

Budget Bill Subject: Revenue
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Bill Subject: Revenue

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2020
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.

Anything related to taxation or regulation of tobacco products
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Anything related to taxation or regulation of tobacco products

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2020
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
2022
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$24,000.00
2021
July - December
$14,000.00
2022
January - June
$15,000.00
2022
July - December
$15,000.00
Total $68,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
21.00
2021
July - December
20.00
2022
January - June
15.00
2022
July - December
16.00
Total 72.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
6.00
2021
July - December
8.00
2022
January - June
4.00
2022
July - December
3.00
Total 21.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: revising various provisions of the statutes for the purpose of making corrections and reconciling conflicts (Correction Bill).
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 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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 3 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
60 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 17 %

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
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
80 %
Total 26 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
20 %
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
10 %
2021
July - December
100 %
2022
January - June
50 %
2022
July - December
20 %
Total 47 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures