Robert Mayer has notable professional experience on telecommunications, budget & appropriations, tax, financial institutions & securities, and consumer issues/safety/products issues. Robert currently works full-time for State University of New York at Buffalo and has previously worked for PayPal, American Motorcyclist Association, and Navigators Global LLC (Formerly DC Navigators, LLC) .

Practice Areas

Areas of Experience

AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATION
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $20,000.00 (monthly) - $60,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to truck safety and efficiency.

National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies Appropriations Act; Homeland Security Appropriations Act; Department Defense Appropriations Act; Bulletproof Vest Partnership (BVP) Grant Program Funding; Byrne Justice Assistance Grant (Byrne-JAG) Program Funding; Mentally Ill Offender Treatment and Crime Reduction Act (MIOTCRA) Grant Program Funding; Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) Hiring Grant Funding; and restoration of law enforcement's access to surplus military equipment

General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Certification FTE levels in FY17 THUD Appropriations (HR 5394; S.2844)

UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSN
Duration : 1.7 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $420,000.00 (monthly) - $10,630,000.00 (total)
- FY 2009 Appropriations for the Department of Agriculture (House and Senate) (Rural Development Funding) FY 2009 Appropriations for the Federal Communications Commission (House and Senate) H.R. 2638, Continuing Appropriations Resolution, 2009 (House and Senate - Universal Service)

The Livingston Group (on behalf of the Investment Company Institute)
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $10,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 5485 & S. 3067, FY 2017 Financial Services Appropriations. The Security and Exchange Commission's (SEC) Proposed Rule 30e-3 would allow mutual funds to switch to digital delivery of financial reporting information.

TAX

General Electric Company
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $50,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to wind production tax credit.

General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Examining aviation funding in the context of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reauthorization and the Airport and Airway Trust Fund (AATF).

CompTIA Member Services, LLC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to tax reform, including, the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act (S.851/HR 1643), The Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act (HR 2315). and issues related to the collection of online sales tax.

UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSN
Duration : 1.7 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $420,000.00 (monthly) - $10,630,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 1023, To repeal the imposition of withholding on certain payments made to vendors by government entities H.R. 1194, Telephone Excise Tax Repeal Act of 2007 H.R. 1818, Broadband Deployment Acceleration Act of 2007 H.R. 2138, Investment in America Act of 2007 H.R. 2380, Death Tax Repeal Permanency Act of 2007 H.R. 3003, To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to provide tax incentives to encourage diversity of ownership of telecommunications businesses, and for other purposes H.R. 3056...

The Livingston Group (on behalf of the Investment Company Institute)
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $10,000.00 (total)
- Payroll deducted IRA Savers credit Policy towards 401K --contributions limits and fund consolidation Financial transaction tax
CompTIA Member Services, LLC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to the "Internet of Things" and emerging technologies.

PAYPAL INC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $73,950.00 (monthly) - $221,850.00 (total)
- General issues related to wireless and broadband access Issues regarding mobile, open Internet and net neutrality Issues related to Financial technology

UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSN
Duration : 1.7 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $420,000.00 (monthly) - $10,630,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 116, Robo Calls Off Phones (Robo COP) Act H.R. 400, Protecting Consumers through Proper Forbearance Procedures Act H.R. 522, Protection From Telemarketers Act H.R. 760, Advanced Broadband Infrastructure Bond Initiative of 2009 H.R. 1006, Secondary Metal Theft Prevention Act of 2009 (copper theft) H.R. 1019, State Video Tax Fairness Act of 2009 H.R. 1076, Internet Stopping Adults Facilitating the Exploitation of Today's Youth (SAFETY) Act of 2009 H.R. 1110, PHONE Act of 2009 (caller ID sp...
State University of New York at Buffalo
Duration : 2.5 years (2015 - 2017) active
Revenue : $2,333.00 (monthly) - $415,750.00 (total)
- Advocated on issues surrounding accreditation reform proposals

National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Children of Fallen Heroes Scholarship Act

CompTIA Member Services, LLC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Workforce training issues and issues related to STEM education and computer science programs.
State University of New York at Buffalo
Duration : 2.5 years (2015 - 2017) active
Revenue : $2,333.00 (monthly) - $415,750.00 (total)
- Met with members of Congress and their staffs regarding funding for federal agencies that support scientific research.
State University of New York at Buffalo
Duration : 2.5 years (2015 - 2017) active
Revenue : $2,333.00 (monthly) - $415,750.00 (total)
- Advocated for additional NIH funding in the federal budget
UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSN
Duration : 1.7 years (2008 - 2009) inactive
Revenue : $420,000.00 (monthly) - $10,630,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 3126, Consumer Financial Protection Agency Act of 2009

The Livingston Group (on behalf of the Investment Company Institute)
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $10,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 5485 & S. 3067, FY 2017 Financial Services Appropriations Bill, SEC regulation regarding electronic delivery of shareholder reports. Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (P.L. 111-517) implementation and funding issues regarding the Financial Stability Oversight Council. SIFI (Systemically Important Financial Institutions) designation for asset managers. Regulatory activities of the CFPB, particularly the practice of using enforcement orders to establish policy inste...
General Electric Company
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $50,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to Export-Import Bank Reauthorization and trade agreements. Investment corporation reauthorization. Nuclear exports.

General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Export Import Bank Reauthorization

CompTIA Member Services, LLC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to the Trans Pacific Partnership and trade.

PAYPAL INC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $73,950.00 (monthly) - $221,850.00 (total)
- Issues related to small business trade and reducing barriers to trade through Transatlantic Trade & Investment Partnership (TTIP), TransPacific Partnership (TPP), Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), Customs Re authorization Legislation, Trade in Services Agreement and trade facilities agreement; Issues related to cross border trade in digital goods and services, including policies related to intermediary liability, localization requirements, cross border data flows and payments.
American Motorcyclist Association
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $91,667.00 (monthly) - $275,000.00 (total)
- Zero Casualty Program in the NHTSA being promoted in cities across the country.

PAYPAL INC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $73,950.00 (monthly) - $221,850.00 (total)
- Issues related to the Telephone Consumer Protection Act General issues related to comprehensive privacy legislation General issues related to updating the Electronic Computer Privacy Act General issues related to data breach notification General issues related to mobile privacy General issues related to Internet competition and access for all General issues relating to consumer protection, consumer rights and consumer products
General Electric Company
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $50,000.00 (total)
- Pipeline technology issues

American Motorcyclist Association
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $91,667.00 (monthly) - $275,000.00 (total)
- Resource Management Plans that limits motorized access to public lands managed by the U.S. Forest Service and the Bureau of Land Management. HR1735 Forest Access in Rural Communities of 2015 and HR 1838 Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act. H.R.5129 call the "GO Act" streamlines applications to use public lands. S 3049, Oregon Mountains-Desert Peaks Conservation Act includes mountains in New Mexico in the National Wilderness Protection System. U.S. Pike and San Isabel Nat...
General Electric Company
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $50,000.00 (total)
- Aviation certifications and safety issues. FAA Reauthorization.

General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Aviation safety and security, including implementation of Department of Homeland Security (DHS)/Transportation Security Administration (TSA) foreign repair station rules; implementation of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Modernization and Reform Bill of 2012 (PL112-095); promoting aviation competitiveness; Implementation of the Small Airplane Revitalization Act of 2013 (PL 113-53); and issues related to reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank of the United States; FAA aircraft cer...

SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $30,000.00 (total)
- FAA reauthorization; TSA security issues; Passenger Facility Charge (PFC); regulatory rulemakings; SPP - Security Partnership Program; baggage and explosive detection systems funding; passenger processing issues related to airport security

City of El Paso
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $20,000.00 (total)
- HR 5766 and FAA Reauthorization. FAA Extension Act. Passenger facility charges and small community air service.
CompTIA Member Services, LLC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Cyber security, privacy, data breach issues, and Internet of Things.

PAYPAL INC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $73,950.00 (monthly) - $221,850.00 (total)
- Issues related to cybersecurity Issues related to the reformation of statutes such as ECPA, FISA, CFAA and the Wiretap Act Issues related to cybercrime
General Electric Company
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $50,000.00 (total)
- FY2017 National Defense Authorization Act

National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Department of Defense 1033 Program; Lifesaving Gear for Police Act; Protecting Lives Using Surplus Equipment Act; National Defense Authorization Act

City of El Paso
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $20,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to military installation support, Base Realignment and Closure, support for service members transitioning from military to civilian life, support for William Beaumont Army Medical Center.

Black Hall Aerospace, Inc
Duration : (Registration) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- FY15 Defense Authorization and Appropriation Legislation - Aviation - Helicopter maintenance, training and logistics support.
American Motorcyclist Association
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $91,667.00 (monthly) - $275,000.00 (total)
- S 1684, Volunteer Organization Protection Act, provides liability protections to volunteer nonprofit organizations for harm caused by an act of omission for a volunteer on behalf of the organization.
American Motorcyclist Association
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $91,667.00 (monthly) - $275,000.00 (total)
- EPA changing the Renewable Fuel Standard that forces E15(15% Ethanol) on to the market and changing the Renewable Volume Obligation which dramtically reduces the amount of EO (pure gasoline)from the market. HR704 Reform Renewable Fuel Standard. HR703 Repeal the Renewable Fuels Requirements. H.R.5180, the Food and Fuel Consumption Act of 2016 caps at 9.7% ethanol production to alleviate the ethanol blend wall caused by the renewable fuel policy.
American Motorcyclist Association
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $91,667.00 (monthly) - $275,000.00 (total)
- The EPA enacted regulations affecting racing motorcycles which had been specifically exempted by the Clean Air Act. The intent of Congress was affirmed through committee statements and there was inadequate notice of the regulatory change. Legislation was introduced Recognizing the Protection of Motorsports Act of 2016 (RPM Act, H.R. 4715 and S. 2659). EPA withdrew the regulation.
American Motorcyclist Association
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $91,667.00 (monthly) - $275,000.00 (total)
- Infrastructure issues that are being developed on the highway such in technology recognition of motorcycles which has small or light image. HR910, Vehicle to Vehicle Safety Technology. H.R. 5780 and S 3381 called the National Historic Vehicle Registry Act provides for a federal registry that recorods historic vehicles.
PAYPAL INC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $73,950.00 (monthly) - $221,850.00 (total)
- Issues pertaining to mobile payment innovation Issues related to International ACH transactions Issues related to the underserved, under-banked & unbanked communities Issues related to business lending and access to capital, online and marketplace lending Issues related to remittances & money transfers Issues related to consumer credit Issues related to prepaid accounts and digital wallets
AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATION
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $20,000.00 (monthly) - $60,000.00 (total)
- Fuel, biodiesel and greenhouse gas issues related to the industry. Renewable Fuel Standard. Implementation of Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. General energy policy and legislative vehicles.

General Electric Company
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $50,000.00 (total)
- Combined heat and power and other distributed generation issues. S. 2012 Energy Policy Modernization Act. H.R. 8, North American Energy Security & Infrastructure Act. Digital power plant technology. Smart grid. Advanced nuclear technology provisions
Puerto Rico Statehood Council
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $26,667.00 (monthly) - $80,000.00 (total)
- H.R. 5278 - PROMESA

City of El Paso
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $20,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to economic development, including attracting private sector business to the metro areas; H.R. 684 Marketplace Fairness Act
General Electric Company
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $16,667.00 (monthly) - $50,000.00 (total)
- Cyber security legislation and regulation.

General Aviation Manufacturers Association
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Implementation of Department of Homeland Security (DHS)Transportation Security Administration (TSA) foreign repair station rules.
CompTIA Member Services, LLC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to STEM education.

The Livingston Group (on behalf of the Investment Company Institute)
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $3,333.00 (monthly) - $10,000.00 (total)
- 401K Fee Disclosure Department of Laobr's proposed rule defining "fiduciary duty" for retirement advice and services

UWC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- Legislation being developed to reform the Longhshore Act and the relationship between federal programs and state workers' compensation
AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATION
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $20,000.00 (monthly) - $60,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to surface transportation reauthorization, Federal Safety Oversight and hours of service. FAST Act (PL 114-94)

City of El Paso
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $20,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to transit, including Rapid Transit funding, transit tax credits, TIGER funding, FAST Act (PL 114-94), HR 5766-21st Century SCASDP Act (Small Community Air Service Development Program). FAA Reauthorization issues.
SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $10,000.00 (monthly) - $30,000.00 (total)
- Flood protection issues related to airport infrastructure

City of El Paso
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $6,667.00 (monthly) - $20,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to municipal government, including tax reform (federal tax exemption for municipal bond), Community Development Block Grant program, Energy efficiency -Energy Savings and Industrial Competitiveness Act, Housing and Urban Development Grant Program, urban parks.
Puerto Rico Statehood Council
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $26,667.00 (monthly) - $80,000.00 (total)
- H.R.727 - Puerto Rico Statehood Admission Process Act
AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATION
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $20,000.00 (monthly) - $60,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to truck safety, energy, fuel standards, and distracted driving.F4A Federal Preemption.
CompTIA Member Services, LLC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Workforce training issues, cyber security issues, and tax reform
National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Public Employee Pension Transparency Act and the Equal Treatment of Public Servants Act
CompTIA Member Services, LLC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to immigration reform and skilled workforce.
National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Extradition of cop-killers and violent felons from Cuba
CompTIA Member Services, LLC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Issues related to patent reform.
National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $13,333.00 (monthly) - $40,000.00 (total)
- Drivers Privacy Protect Act; Transfer of Military Equipment to Law Enforcement Agencies; Comprehensive Justice and Mental Health Act; Body-Worn Camera Policies; Mental Health and Safe Communities Act; Thin Blue Line Act; Federal Support for State and Local Law Enforcement; Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act; Criminal Justice Reform; Public Safety Officers Benefits Program; PSOB Improvement Act; Encryption; Blue Lives Matter Act; Back the Blue Act; Justice for All Reauthorization; Rapid DNA...
UWC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- Workers' Compensation relationship to Medicare and Medicaid
UWC
Duration : 0.2 years (2016 - 2016) inactive
Revenue : $0.00 (monthly) - $0.00 (total)
- Unemployment tax and benefit legislation introduced and in development

Top Expertise

  • TELECOMMUNICATIONS
  • BUDGET & APPROPRIATIONS
  • TAX
  • FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS & SECURITIES
  • CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS

Employers

Current

  • State University of New York at Buffalo

Past

  • AMERICAN TRUCKING ASSOCIATION
  • American Motorcyclist Association
  • Black Hall Aerospace, Inc
  • City of El Paso
  • CompTIA Member Services, LLC
  • General Aviation Manufacturers Association
  • General Electric Company
  • National Association of Police Organizations, Inc.
  • PAYPAL INC
  • Puerto Rico Statehood Council
  • SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
  • The Livingston Group (on behalf of the Investment Company Institute)
  • UNITED STATES TELECOM ASSN
  • UWC