Altria Client Services LLC

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Tobacco-related issues for Altria Client Services LLC and its Affiliates -- Philip Morris USA Inc., John Middleton Co., U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co.,Helix Innovations LL, and NJOY,LLC.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting the manufacturer, processing, packaging, distribution, sales, use and taxation of tobacco products. Tobacco-related issues for Altria Client Services LLC and its Affiliates -- Philip Morris USA Inc., John Middleton Co., U.S. Smokeless Tobacco Co.,Helix Innovations LL, and NJOY,LLC.

CEO Name:
Billy Gifford

Contact
GA
Garth Alston
1415 L Street, Suite 1150
Sacramento, CA 95814
(608) 251-0195
garth.r.alston@altria.com
http://www.altria.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Garth Alston Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/15/2022 Withdrawn On N/A
Tyler Foti Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/20/2022 Withdrawn On 1/20/2023
Steven M Foti Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/20/2022 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter Kammer Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/12/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Nels A Rude Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/12/2023 Withdrawn On N/A
Mike Kuglitsch Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 7/17/2023 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 273
Assembly Bill 273
Relating to: Department of Revenue enforcement and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
9/5/2023
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.
Comments
neutral
Senate Bill 268
Senate Bill 268
Relating to: Department of Revenue enforcement and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2023 Wisconsin Act 73

Other
Notification Date
9/5/2023
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.
Comments
neutral
Senate Bill 835
Senate Bill 835
Relating to: remote sellers of cigars and pipe tobacco. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/30/2024
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.
Comments
neutral

Budget Bill Subjects

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

Health Services: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Health Services: Departmentwide

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

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

Notification Date
2/22/2023
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

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

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2022
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.

Licensing, regulation and enforcement of tobacco sales
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Licensing, regulation and enforcement of tobacco sales

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2022
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.

Legal age of purchase for tobacco products
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legal age of purchase for tobacco products

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/13/2022
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$95,047.50
2023
July - December
$96,851.04
Total $191,898.54
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
9.00
2023
July - December
51.50
Total 60.50
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
45.75
2023
July - December
99.30
Total 145.05

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: Department of Revenue enforcement and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: Department of Revenue enforcement and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
54%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 39%

Budget Bill Subjects

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
25%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 7%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
26%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 19%

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
25%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
30%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures