American Chemistry Council

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Advocacy for chemical/plastics issues state legislation and regulation.

Lobbying Interests:
Any legislation which addresses Wisconsin's recycling law and recycling funding issues; manufacturer's responsibility; any plastic-specific legislation, DNR issues, chemical issues, plastics issues.

CEO Name:
Chris Jahn
Director, Midwest State Government Affairs & Grassroots

Contact
MB
Marcus Branstad
107 E 5th Street, Suite 201
Des Moines, IA 50309
(515) 471-1957
(515) 243-0342
marcus_brandstad@americanchemistry.com
http://www.americanchemistry.com/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Steven Conway Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/29/2020 Withdrawn On N/A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 131
Assembly Bill 131
Relating to: prohibiting the sale and use of coal tar-based sealants and high PAH sealant products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/8/2021
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 140
Assembly Bill 140
Relating to: expanding the clean sweep program to include collection of certain fire fighting foams and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/8/2021
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 152
Senate Bill 152
Relating to: prohibiting the sale and use of coal tar-based sealants and high PAH sealant products. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/4/2021
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 156
Senate Bill 156
Relating to: expanding the clean sweep program to include collection of certain fire fighting foams and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/4/2021
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 894
Senate Bill 894
Relating to: peer review of administrative rules, comments to proposed statements of scope, and review of proposed groundwater enforcement standards. (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

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

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.

Natural Resources: Environmental Management
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Environmental Management

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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Numerical standards to minimize the concentration of polluting substances in groundwater
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Numerical standards to minimize the concentration of polluting substances in groundwater

SS 090_19
None
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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.

Regulating fire fighting foam that contains certain contaminants
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Regulating fire fighting foam that contains certain contaminants

SS 015_20
None
Notification Date
1/20/2021
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.

Surface water quality criteria and analytical methods for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) including PFOS, PFOA, and any other PFAS for the purpose of protecting public health, and the procedures in the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination S...
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Surface water quality criteria and analytical methods for poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) including PFOS, PFOA, and any other PFAS for the purpose of protecting public health, and the procedures in the Wisconsin Pollutant Discharge Elimination S...

SS 091_19
None
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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 promulgation of new drinking water maximum contaminant levels for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) including Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
The promulgation of new drinking water maximum contaminant levels for Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) including Perfluorooctanesulfonic acid (PFOS) and Perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA)

SS 089_19
None
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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.

Commercial building code
Agency Name
Department of Safety and Professional Services (SPS)

Subject
Commercial building code

SS 149_20
None
Notification Date
2/1/2021
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

LRB 0225 relating to clean sweep legislation of AFFF foam
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0225 relating to clean sweep legislation of AFFF foam

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/1/2021
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.

proposed legislation related to voluntary clean sweep of firefighting foam including proper disposal and treatment
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposed legislation related to voluntary clean sweep of firefighting foam including proper disposal and treatment

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2021
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.

The cycle 11 chemicals submitted by DNR to DHS for developing numeric standards including the report and final determination by DHS
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The cycle 11 chemicals submitted by DNR to DHS for developing numeric standards including the report and final determination by DHS

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2021
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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal related to public groundwater standards for chemicals including but not limited to PFOA and PFOS, Proposed rules from DHS and/or DNR related to groundwater standard for chemicals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal related to public groundwater standards for chemicals including but not limited to PFOA and PFOS, Proposed rules from DHS and/or DNR related to groundwater standard for chemicals.

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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal related to Open competition for plastic pipes for state and municipal construction.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal related to Open competition for plastic pipes for state and municipal construction.

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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to commercial or residential building codes related to energy conservation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to commercial or residential building codes related to energy conservation

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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to plastic recycling.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to plastic recycling.

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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to the regulation of flame retardants in consumer products.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to the regulation of flame retardants in consumer 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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to rail competition.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to rail competition.

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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to energy conservation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to energy conservation

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.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to the use of drones over manufacturing facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to the use of drones over manufacturing facilities.

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.

development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to open competition opportunites for plastic pipe products
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to open competition opportunites for plastic pipe 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.

responsible firefighting foam management
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
responsible firefighting foam management

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.

Department of Natural Resources rule related to firefighting foam WA-06-20E
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Department of Natural Resources rule related to firefighting foam WA-06-20E

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

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
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$25,000.00
2021
July - December
$25,000.00
2022
January - June
$25,000.00
Total $75,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
25.25
2021
July - December
3.50
2022
January - June
2.00
Total 30.75
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
44.30
2021
July - December
44.75
2022
January - June
33.25
Total 122.30

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: expanding the clean sweep program to include collection of certain fire fighting foams 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: expanding the clean sweep program to include collection of certain fire fighting foams 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 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 11 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
5 %
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
Total 16 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
40 %
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
Total 24 %
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 %

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
20 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
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 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures