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LOBBYIST EMPLOYERS - PROFESSIONAL / TRADE Jan - Mar 97   Apr - Jun 97  1997 Total
AirConditioning & Refrigeration Contractors Association $7,000  $3,000  $10,000 
American Advertising Federation  $0  $0  $0 
American Forest & Paper Association $11,000  $13,899  $24,899 
American Institute of Architects, California Council, The $26,187  $23,598  $49,785 
American Planning Association, California Chapter $7,367  $14,442  $21,809 
American Research Bureau $4,517  $4,537  $9,054 
American Road and Transportation Builders Association $0  $0  $0 
American Society of Appraisers $1,280  $2,627  $3,907 
American Society of Farm Managers and Rural Appraisers $355  $692  $1,047 
American Society of Mechanical Engineers $600  $600  $1,200 
Andersen Consulting, LLP $9,210  $9,010  $18,220 
Apparel Action Association $30,492  $0  $30,492 
Arthur Andersen LLP $14,197  $15,799  $29,996 
Asphalt Pavement Association $6,000  $8,127  $14,127 
Associated Builders and Contractors of San Diego $1,741  $3,078  $4,819 
Associated General Contractors of California $14,148  $23,750  $37,898 
Associated General Contractors - San Diego $1,688  $563  $2,251 
Association of Engineering Geologists, Sacramento Section $420  $662  $1,082 
Association of Engineering Geologists,  San Francisco Section $1,140  $1,425  $2,565 
Association of Engineering Geologists, Southern California Section $1,440  $1,800  $3,240 
Association of Progressive Rental Organizations (Cal-APRO) $2,326  $0  $2,326 
Association of Reporter Training Schools $5,400  $3,600  $9,000 
Automotive Service Councils $8,134  $8,232  $16,366 
Automotive Trade Organizations  $9,725  $9,453  $19,178 
Barbers and Cosmetologist Legislative Alliance $4,186  $7,500  $11,686 
Bechtel Group, Inc. $5,834  $25,000  $30,834 
Boston Reed Company, The $700  $2,100  $2,800 
Building Industry Credit Association $2,273  $5,458  $7,731 
California Academy of Physician Assistants $8,053  $2,000  $10,053 
California Association for Counseling and Development $4,278  $3,463  $7,741 
California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors $1,635  $1,635  $3,270 
California Association of Collectors $18,771  $15,123  $33,894 
California Association of Community Managers $3,341  $9,263  $12,604 
California Association of Harbor Masters and Port Captains $776  $819  $1,595 
California Association of Health Plans $109,715  $98,895  $208,610 
California Association of Independent Insurance Adjusters $0  $1,037  $1,037 
California Association of Licensed Investigators $10,853  $10,495  $21,348 
California Association of Residential Care Homes $4,724  $16,457  $21,181 
California Association of Services for Children $2,166  $10,560  $12,726 
California Association of Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors National Association $15,713  $15,000  $30,713 
California Association of State Hearing Reporters $3,750  $3,750  $7,500 
California Association of State Hospital Parent Councils for the Retarded CASH/PCR $1,133  $2,178  $3,311 
California Association of Temporary and Staffing Services $6,900  $7,271  $14,171 
California Autobody Association $6,012  $6,002  $12,014 
California Bail Agents Association $12,379  $12,452  $24,831 
California Beer & Beverage Distributors $23,963  $26,435  $50,398 
California Building Industry Association  $194,744  $186,127  $380,871 
California Cable Television Association $246,646  $591,536  $838,182 
California Catholic Conference $5,303  $5,303  $10,606 
California Certifying Board for Medical Assistants $5,000  $0  $5,000 
California Check Cashers Association $14,348  $8,668  $23,016 
California Concrete Contractors Association $5,500  $5,250  $10,750 
California Contract Security Guard Association $210  $25,105  $25,315 
California Cosmetology Coalition $0  $0  $0 
California Council of Goodwill Industries $0  $0  $0 
California Council/American Society of Landscape Architects $14,278  $7,000  $21,278 
California Court Reporters Association $21,884  $11,695  $33,579 
California Electric Sign Association/California Sign Users Council $6,000  $10,987  $16,987 
California Escrow Association $7,635  $7,300  $14,935 
California Federation of Interpreters $5,901  $7,356  $13,257 
California Foundation for Independent Living Centers (CFILC) $0  $5,650  $5,650 
California Harness Horse Breeders Association (CHHBA) $0  $0  $0 
California Institute for Professional Investigators $0  $0  $0 
California Land Surveyor Association $6,666  $9,112  $15,778 
California Landscape Contractors Association $11,096  $5,500  $16,596 
California Legislative Conference of the Plumbing, Heating and Piping Industry $100  $27,000  $27,100 
California Legislative Conference on Interior Design $15,096  $0  $15,096 
California Legislative Council of Professional Engineers $2,272  $3,683  $5,955 
California Licensed Foresters Association  $6,966  $6,879  $13,845 
California Marine Parks and Harbors Association $373  $1,250  $1,623 
California Medical Association, Inc. $365,658  $301,187  $666,845 
California Mortuary Alliance $3,134  $3,213  $6,347 
California Motor Car Dealers Association $153,971  $123,056  $277,027 
California Nevada Soft Drink Association $26,428  $22,957  $49,385 
California Park & Recreation Society $8,547  $8,201  $16,748 
California Probate Referee Association  $5,539  $5,345  $10,884 
California Rental Association $6,670  $4,558  $11,228 
California Society of Association Executives $4,950  $4,950  $9,900 
California Society of Certified Public Accountants $115,011  $82,264  $197,275 
California Society of Enrolled Agents $6,000  $3,000  $9,000 
California Society of Professional Engineers $0  $0  $0 
California Solar Energy Industries Association $4,300  $7,500  $11,800 
California Spa and Pool Industry Education Council $46,849  $44,342  $91,191 
California State Foster Parent Association $3,750  $3,750  $7,500 
California State Government Relations Subcommittee of the Appraisal Institute $4,718  $7,184  $11,902 
Californians for Compensation Reform $24,000  $12,000  $36,000 
Coalition for Project Delivery $15,505  $9,375  $24,880 
Coalition to Actively Treat and Educate for Recovery $3,235  $3,000  $6,235 
Coast to Coast Risk Management $0  $124  $124 
Cole Vision Corporation $12,692  $650  $13,342 
Collateral Loan & Secondhand Dealers Association $10,747  $14,729  $25,476 
Community Residential Care Association of California $150  $150  $300 
Construction Industry Legislative Council $400  $7,000  $7,400 
Consulting Engineers and Land Surveyors of California $15,510  $41,842  $57,352 
Coopers & Lybrand LLP $14,197  $15,799  $29,996 
Council for Marketing and Opinion Research $515  $1,726  $2,241 
Deloitte & Touche, LLP $14,197  $15,799  $29,996 
Deposition Reporters Association of California $7,913  $8,187  $16,100 
Driving School Association of California $9,221  $7,000  $16,221 
Eco-Ads, Inc. $8,000  $0  $8,000 
Educational Field Studies, Inc. $0  $0  $0 
Electrical Contractors of California $65,115  $50,442  $115,557 
Ernst & Young, LLP $14,197  $15,799  $29,996 
Escrow Institute of California  $4,250  $4,500  $8,750 
Fluor Daniel, Inc.  $0  $820  $820 
Gordian Group, Inc., The $0  $0  $0 
Guardsmark, Inc. $0  $0  $0 
Hispanic Contractors Association $0  $0  $0 
Honeywell Inc. $12,000  $2,000  $14,000 
Independent Energy Producers $38,166  $48,299  $86,465 
Informal Consortium of California EAPA Chapters $0  $0  $0 
Institute of Governmental Advocates $2,194  $6,621  $8,815 
Interment Association of California  $9,403  $12,915  $22,318 
International Association for Financial Planning $6,221  $6,192  $12,413 
International Franchise Association (IFA) $3,053  $1,820  $4,873 
Investment Program Association $2,000  $0  $2,000 
Just Our Basics California (JOBS) $0  $0  $0 
KPMG Peat Marwick LLP $14,197  $15,799  $29,996 
Libby Engineers, Inc. $10,000  $6,125  $16,125 
Los Angeles County Lifeguards Association $0  $0  $0 
Lumber Association of California & Nevada $0  $910  $910 
Mandated Cost Systems $2,231  $1,883  $4,114 
Manning, Selvage & Lee Public Relations $208  $207  $415 
Marina Recreation Association  $1,198  $1,259  $2,457 
McPherson & Associates  $0  $0  $0 
Medical Management International, Inc. (DBA) VETSMART $0  $0  $0 
Minorities in Law Enforcement (MILE) $0  $500  $500 
Molina Medical Centers $16,262  $35,189  $51,451 
Multistate Associates on behalf of Experian $0  $7,710  $7,710 
Multistate Associates Inc. on behalf of Metromail (Formerly R.R. Donnelly) $7,051  $4,904  $11,955 
Municipal Resource Consultants $19,000  $15,000  $34,000 
National Association of Independent Fee Appraisers  $360  $739  $1,099 
National Society of Fundraising Executives of Greater Los Angeles Chapter $0  $0  $0 
National Society of Real Estate Appraisers  $40  $82  $122 
Northern California Asphalt Producers Association $3,000  $3,000  $6,000 
Pacific Water Quality Association, Inc. $4,500  $4,500  $9,000 
Painting & Decorating Contractors of California, Inc. $515  $515  $1,030 
Parallel Products $0  $12,000  $12,000 
Pest Control Operators of California  $12,000  $12,000  $24,000 
PIHRA - Professionals in Human Resources Association $6,985  $4,807  $11,792 
Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association $0  $0  $0 
Plastic Recycling Corporation of California  $15,118  $17,428  $32,546 
Plumbing Manufacturers Institute $3,000  $1,000  $4,000 
Price Waterhouse LLP $14,197  $15,799  $29,996 
Retired Officers Association, Northern California Region, The $0  $0  $0 
Roofing Contractors Association of California $400  $400  $800 
San Francisco Bar Pilots Association $19,544  $19,510  $39,054 
Society of California Accountants  $7,050  $7,050  $14,100 
Society of Critical Care Medicine $2,518  $609  $3,127 
Southern California Contractors Association  $2,095  $3,120  $5,215 
Southern California Mechanical Contractors Association $0  $0  $0 
Specialty Advertising Association of California $900  $900  $1,800 
Sports & Arms Show Producers of America $7,000  $5,000  $12,000 
State Association of County Auditors $3,952  $4,500  $8,452 
Steel Recycling Institute c/o Multistate Associates, Inc. $10,667  $0  $10,667 
Tenneco Packaging $7,922  $7,922  $7,922 
U.S. English Inc. $1,063  $11,931  $12,994 
Union of American Physicians & Dentists (UAPD) $19,633  $63,177  $82,810 
United Nurses Association of California $14,952  $7,476  $22,428 
Western Mobilehome Parkowners Association $26,177  $42,288  $68,465 
Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of California $54,169  $54,201  $108,370 
TOTAL $2,337,850  $2,654,924  $4,992,774 
 


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