Cigar Association of America Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Industry trade association of cigar manufacturers, importers, and suppliers.

Lobbying Interests:
Issues affecting cigars and pipe tobacco.

CEO Name:
Craig Williamson
Vice President - State Relations

Contact
CSN
Chris S Newbry
1310 G Street, NW, Suite 680
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 223-8204 x3
dcotter@cigarassociation.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Thomas E Moore Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 1/4/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/2/2021
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

OTP taxation and regulation, including product placement and ingredients
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
OTP taxation and regulation, including product placement and ingredients

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/11/2021
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.

Tobacco taxation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tobacco taxation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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.

Retail product placement
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Retail product placement

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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.

Cigar ingredients
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Cigar ingredients

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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.

Legal smoking age
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legal smoking age

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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.

LRB-1230 re: sale of vapor products to minors
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1230 re: sale of vapor products to minors

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/31/2020
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
$21,288.00
2021
July - December
$0.00
2022
January - June
$27,837.00
2022
July - December
$26,200.00
Total $75,325.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
8.00
2021
July - December
6.50
2022
January - June
2.00
2022
July - December
1.00
Total 17.50
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
9.00
2021
July - December
13.50
2022
January - June
11.00
2022
July - December
16.00
Total 49.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

No legislative bills/resolutions found.

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
40 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

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
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
15 %
Total 10 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
15 %
Total 10 %

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
30 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
10 %
Total 12 %

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
30 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
60 %
Total 29 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures