Eye of Truth
Lobbyist Report for Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

Insurance and related financial products and services

1455 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Suite 680 Washington, DC 20004

USA

Lobbying on the following issues:

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS RETIREMENT MEDICARE/MEDICAID LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE INSURANCE HEALTH ISSUES

S. 2155 (115th Congress): Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Implementation). ISSUE: Insurance Capital Standards.

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H.R.1 (115th Congress)- An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018. ISSUES: General tax issues and technical corrections related to the business of insurance, taxation of life insurer reserves, deferred acquisition costs, and dividend received deductions. H.R.2181 (115th Congress)- Insurance Company Tax Modernization and Parity Act of 2017. ISSUE: Taxation of life insurers. Current law tax exclusion for employer provided benefits. S. 172/H.R. 1398 - Health Insurance Tax Relief Act. ISSUE: Health insurance tax (HIT). S. 1005 (115th Congress) - Modernization of Derivatives Act. ISSUE: Debt instruments held by insurance companies. S. 460 / H.R. 1043 - Employer Participation in Repayment Act. ISSUE: Expansion of employer provided education assistance available under IRC section 127.

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Customer data protection - to provide customers with federal, uniform national standards on consumer data disclosures and other privacy rights.

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Development of Securities & Exchange Commission best interest standard of care. H.R.1994 - Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act. ISSUE: Retirement Security, guaranteed lifetime income.

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General oral and eye health issues under Medicare and Medicaid programs.

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Proposals to create or expand federal paid family and medical leave programs or incentives. H.R. 5/S. S. 788 - Equality Act

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Disability income insurance options for employers and employees.

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H.R. 3590 (111th Congress) - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. H.R. 4872 (111th Congress) - Health Care Education Reconciliation Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. Current law tax exclusion for employer-provided benefits. S. 172/H.R. 1398 - Health Insurance Tax Relief Act. ISSUE: Health insurance tax (HIT). Enrollment issues for consumers purchasing dental plans through the federal health insurance marketplace platform.

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Lobbyists:

RENFREW, JONATHAN
GOLDBERG, RACHEL
Haines, Laura Donovan
BALDWIN, TEALANIE

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Interel Holdings, SA/NV
Country :
BELGIUM
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE MEDICARE/MEDICAID HEALTH ISSUES INSURANCE CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS RETIREMENT FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES

Proposals to create or expand federal paid family and medical leave programs or incentives.

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H.R.1: An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018. ISSUES:General tax issues and technical corrections related to the business of insurance, taxation of life insurer reserves, deferred acquisition costs, and dividend received deductions. H.R.2181: Insurance Company Tax Modernization and Parity Act of 2017. ISSUE: Taxation of life insurers. Current law tax exclusion for employer provided benefits. H.R.4894: Harmful Tax Prevention Act. ISSUE: Health insurer tax moratorium, issues specific to dental insurance. S. 1005: Modernization of Derivatives Act. ISSUE: Debt instruments held by insurance companies.

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General oral and eye health issues under Medicare and Medicaid programs.

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H.R. 3590 (111th Congress) - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. H.R. 4872 (111th Congress) - Health Care Education Reconciliation Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. Current law tax exclusion for employer-provided benefits. H.R.4894: Harmful Tax Prevention Act. ISSUE: Health insurance tax (HIT). H.R.1606: Dentist and Optometric Care Access Act. ISSUE: oral health pricing. Enrollment issues for consumers purchasing dental plans through the federal health insurance marketplace platform.

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Disability income insurance options for employers and employees.

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Data breach notification standards.

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Development of Securities & Exchange Commission best interest standard of care. S.2526/H.R.5282: The Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act (RESA). ISSUE: Retirement Security, guaranteed lifetime income.

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S. 2155: Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Implementation). ISSUE: Insurance Capital Standards.

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Lobbyists:

RENFREW, JONATHAN
GOLDBERG, RACHEL
Haines, Laura Donovan

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
Grupo Villar Mir, S.A.U (showing ownership percentage in Ferroglobe PLC)
Country :
SPAIN
Contribution :
$0
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Foreign Entity Name :
Ferroglobe PLC (showing ownership percentage in Globe Metallurgical, Inc.)
Country :
UNITED KINGDOM
Contribution :
$0
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Lobbying on the following issues:

CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE INSURANCE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE HEALTH ISSUES MEDICARE/MEDICAID RETIREMENT

Customer data protection - to provide customers with federal, uniform national standards on consumer data disclosures and other privacy rights.

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Proposals to create or expand federal paid family and medical leave programs or incentives. H.R. 1185/S. 1185 - Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act Sinema-Cassidy Family and Medical Leave proposal

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Disability income insurance options for employers and employees.

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S. 2155 (115th Congress): Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Implementation). ISSUE: Insurance Capital Standards.

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H.R.1 (115th Congress)- An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018. ISSUES: General tax issues and technical corrections related to the business of insurance, taxation of life insurer reserves, deferred acquisition costs, and dividend received deductions. Current law tax exclusion for employer provided benefits. S. 172/H.R. 1398 - Health Insurance Tax Relief Act. ISSUE: Health insurance tax (HIT). S. 460 / H.R. 1043 - Employer Participation in Repayment Act. ISSUE: Expansion of employer provided education assistance available under IRC section 127. S. 1431 - Retirement Security and Savings Act. ISSUE: Student debt repayments S.2352 - Retirement Security Preservation Act of 2019 H.R. 1865 - Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020. ISSUE: Health Insurance Tax

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H.R. 3590 (111th Congress) - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. H.R. 4872 (111th Congress) - Health Care Education Reconciliation Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. Current law tax exclusion for employer-provided benefits. S. 172/H.R. 1398 - Health Insurance Tax Relief Act. ISSUE: Health insurance tax (HIT). Enrollment issues for consumers purchasing dental plans through the federal health insurance marketplace platform. S. 1895 - Lower Health Care Costs Act. ISSUE: Dental/vision specific issues H.R. 1384/S. 1129 - Medicare for All Act. ISSUE: oral and eye health, benefit, and administration issues. H.R.3 - Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019. ISSUE: oral and eye health, benefit, and administration issues. H.R. 1865 - Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020. ISSUE: Health Insurance Tax

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H.R. 1384/S. 1129 - Medicare for All Act. ISSUE: oral and eye health, benefit, and administration issues. H.R.3 - Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019. ISSUE: oral and eye health, benefit, and administration issues.

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Securities & Exchange Commission proposed regulation on best interest standard of care, and similar regulations developing within the Department of Labor. H.R.1994 - Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act. ISSUE: Retirement Security, guaranteed lifetime income. H.R. 1007/S.972 - Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act. ISSUE: Retirement Security, guaranteed lifetime income. H.R. 1865 - Further Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2020. ISSUE: Retirement security, guaranteed lifetime income

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Lobbyists:

RENFREW, JONATHAN
GOLDBERG, RACHEL
Haines, Laura Donovan
BALDWIN, TEALANIE

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
Sanofi-Aventis SA
Country :

Contribution :
$0
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Lobbying on the following issues:

TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES INSURANCE RETIREMENT MEDICARE/MEDICAID CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS HEALTH ISSUES

H.R.1 (115th Congress)- An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018. ISSUES: General tax issues and technical corrections related to the business of insurance, taxation of life insurer reserves, deferred acquisition costs, and dividend received deductions. Current law tax exclusion for employer provided benefits. S. 172/H.R. 1398 - Health Insurance Tax Relief Act. ISSUE: Health insurance tax (HIT). S. 460 / H.R. 1043 - Employer Participation in Repayment Act. ISSUE: Expansion of employer provided education assistance available under IRC section 127. S. 1431 - Retirement Security and Savings Act. ISSUE: Student debt repayments S.2352 - Retirement Security Preservation Act of 2019

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Proposals to create or expand federal paid family and medical leave programs or incentives. H.R. 1185/S. 1185 - Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act H.R. 5/S. S. 788 - Equality Act Sinema-Cassidy Family and Medical Leave proposal

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S. 2155 (115th Congress): Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Implementation). ISSUE: Insurance Capital Standards.

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Disability income insurance options for employers and employees.

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Securities & Exchange Commission proposed regulation on best interest standard of care, and similar regulations developing within the Department of Labor. H.R.1994 - Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act. ISSUE: Retirement Security, guaranteed lifetime income. H.R. 1007/S.972 - Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act. ISSUE: Retirement Security, guaranteed lifetime income.

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H.R. 1384/S. 1129 - Medicare for All Act. ISSUE: oral and eye health, benefit, and administration issues. H.R.3 - Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019. ISSUE: oral and eye health, benefit, and administration issues.

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Customer data protection - to provide customers with federal, uniform national standards on consumer data disclosures and other privacy rights.

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H.R. 3590 (111th Congress) - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. H.R. 4872 (111th Congress) - Health Care Education Reconciliation Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. Current law tax exclusion for employer-provided benefits. S. 172/H.R. 1398 - Health Insurance Tax Relief Act. ISSUE: Health insurance tax (HIT). Enrollment issues for consumers purchasing dental plans through the federal health insurance marketplace platform. S. 1895 - Lower Health Care Costs Act. ISSUE: Dental/vision specific issues H.R. 1384/S. 1129 - Medicare for All Act. ISSUE: oral and eye health, benefit, and administration issues. H.R.3 - Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019. ISSUE: oral and eye health, benefit, and administration issues.

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Lobbyists:

RENFREW, JONATHAN
GOLDBERG, RACHEL
Haines, Laura Donovan
BALDWIN, TEALANIE

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Stella-Jones Inc.
Country :
CANADA
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE RETIREMENT TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE MEDICARE/MEDICAID INSURANCE FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES HEALTH ISSUES

Customer data protection - to provide customers with federal, uniform national standards on consumer data disclosures and other privacy rights.

-

Proposals to create or expand federal paid family and medical leave programs or incentives. H.R. 1185/S. 1185 - Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act H.R. 5/S. S. 788 - Equality Act

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Securities & Exchange Commission proposed regulation on best interest standard of care, and similar regulations developing within the Department of Labor. H.R.1994 - Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act. ISSUE: Retirement Security, guaranteed lifetime income. H.R. 1007/S.972 - Retirement Enhancement and Savings Act. ISSUE: Retirement Security, guaranteed lifetime income.

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H.R.1 (115th Congress)- An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018. ISSUES: General tax issues and technical corrections related to the business of insurance, taxation of life insurer reserves, deferred acquisition costs, and dividend received deductions. Current law tax exclusion for employer provided benefits. S. 172/H.R. 1398 - Health Insurance Tax Relief Act. ISSUE: Health insurance tax (HIT). S. 460 / H.R. 1043 - Employer Participation in Repayment Act. ISSUE: Expansion of employer provided education assistance available under IRC section 127. S. 1431 - Retirement Security and Savings Act. ISSUE: Student debt repayments

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General oral and eye health issues under Medicare and Medicaid programs.

-

Disability income insurance options for employers and employees.

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S. 2155 (115th Congress): Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Implementation). ISSUE: Insurance Capital Standards.

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H.R. 3590 (111th Congress) - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. H.R. 4872 (111th Congress) - Health Care Education Reconciliation Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. Current law tax exclusion for employer-provided benefits. S. 172/H.R. 1398 - Health Insurance Tax Relief Act. ISSUE: Health insurance tax (HIT). Enrollment issues for consumers purchasing dental plans through the federal health insurance marketplace platform. S. 1895 - Lower Health Care Costs Act. ISSUE: Dental/vision specific issues

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Lobbyists:

RENFREW, JONATHAN
GOLDBERG, RACHEL
Haines, Laura Donovan
BALDWIN, TEALANIE



Lobbying on the following issues:

FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS/INVESTMENTS/SECURITIES RETIREMENT INSURANCE MEDICARE/MEDICAID LABOR ISSUES/ANTITRUST/WORKPLACE CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS HEALTH ISSUES TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

S. 2155 (115th Congress): Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Implementation). ISSUE: Insurance Capital Standards.

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S. 1431 - Retirement Security and Savings Act. ISSUE: Student debt repayment

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H.R. 748 - Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). ISSUE: Insurance premiums and benefits, small business assistance H.R. 6201 - Family First Coronavirus Response Act. ISSUE: Paid sick and family medical leave

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H.R.3 - Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019. ISSUE: oral and eye health, benefit, and administration issues.

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Proposals to create or expand federal paid family and medical leave programs or incentives. H.R. 1185/S. 1185 - Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act S.2976/H.R.5294 - Advancing Support for Working Families Act H.R. 6201 - Family First Coronavirus Response Act. ISSUE: Paid sick and family medical leave

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Customer data protection - to provide customers with federal, uniform national standards on consumer data disclosures and other privacy rights.

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H.R. 3590 (111th Congress) - Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. H.R. 4872 (111th Congress) - Health Care Education Reconciliation Act (Implementation). ISSUE: General issues related to dental benefits. Current law tax exclusion for employer-provided benefits. Enrollment issues for consumers purchasing dental plans through the federal health insurance marketplace platform. S. 1895 - Lower Health Care Costs Act. ISSUE: Dental/vision specific issues H.R.3 - Lower Drug Costs Now Act of 2019. ISSUE: oral and eye health, benefit, and administration issues. H.R. 748 - Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act). ISSUE: Insurance premiums and benefits, small business assistance

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H.R.1 (115th Congress)- An Act to provide for reconciliation pursuant to titles II and V of the concurrent resolution on the budget for fiscal year 2018. ISSUES: General tax issues and technical corrections related to the business of insurance, taxation of life insurer reserves, deferred acquisition costs, and dividend received deductions. Current law tax exclusion for employer provided benefits. S. 460 / H.R. 1043 - Employer Participation in Repayment Act. ISSUE: Expansion of employer provided education assistance available under IRC section 127. S. 1431 - Retirement Security and Savings Act. ISSUE: Student debt repayments H.R. 6201 - Family First Coronavirus Response Act. ISSUE: Paid sick and family medical leave

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Lobbyists:

RENFREW, JONATHAN
Haines, Laura Donovan
BALDWIN, TEALANIE

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
FCA Holdco BV
Country :
UNITED KINGDOM
Contribution :
$0



Money Spent:

Amount Client Government Entities

$660,000

Apr 22, 2019

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

SENATE
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$630,000

Jan 22, 2019

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

SENATE
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$610,000

Jan 17, 2020

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

SENATE
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$540,000

Oct 21, 2019

THIRD QUARTER REPORT

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

SENATE
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$480,000

Jul 22, 2019

SECOND QUARTER REPORT

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

SENATE
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$470,000

Apr 20, 2020

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

Guardian Life Insurance Company of America

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES