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Assembly Bill 3

Relating To: Relating to: restrictions on the use and sale of fertilizer containing phosphorus and other turf fertilizer and providing a penalty.
Bill Text and History
2009 Wisconsin Act 9
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Alliance of Wisconsin Retailers, LLC Notified Date 2/9/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/9/2009

CropLife America (formerly American Crop Protection Association) Notified Date 2/11/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/11/2009

Dane County Notified Date 1/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/27/2009

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 2/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/19/2009

Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians Notified Date 2/21/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/21/2009

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/6/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/6/2009

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/4/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
6/3/2009

For
Report Date
3/4/2009

Metropolitan Builders Association of Greater Milwaukee Notified Date 2/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/27/2009

Comments
restrictions on the use and sale of fertilizer containing phosphorus and other turf fertilizer and providing a penalty
Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 2/5/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/5/2009

Midwest Hardware Association Inc Notified Date 2/10/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/10/2009

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Notified Date 1/29/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2009

Nature Conservancy - Wisconsin Chapter, The Notified Date 4/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/27/2009

River Alliance of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/6/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/6/2009

Scotts Miracle - Gro Company Notified Date 2/12/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/12/2009

Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter Notified Date 2/2/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/2/2009

Comments
The Clean Lakes bill (AB 3) would restrict the use and sale of phosphorus and other turf fertilizer. This bill is needed to reduce runoff that leads to degradation of Wisconsin’s aquatic habitats.
St Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/21/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/21/2009

Wisconsin Agribusiness Council Notified Date 1/22/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/22/2009

Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Inc Notified Date 1/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/28/2009

Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc Notified Date 1/29/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/29/2009

Wisconsin Builders Association Notified Date 1/19/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/19/2009

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 1/22/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/22/2009

Wisconsin Environment, Inc. Notified Date 5/5/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/5/2009

Comments
Wisconsin Environment supports restricting phosphorus in fertilizer to prevent algae blooms and further degradation of waterways.
Wisconsin Environmental Decade Inc Notified Date 1/22/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/22/2009

Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association Notified Date 1/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/28/2009

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 1/23/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2009

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 1/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/28/2009

Wisconsin Nurses Association Notified Date 2/5/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/5/2009

Wisconsin Realtors Association Notified Date 2/9/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/9/2009

Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 2/16/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/16/2009

Comments
Protects water quality and fish and wildlife habitat important to anglers

Lobbying Efforts

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2009
January - June
311.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 311.00
Alliance of Wisconsin Retailers, LLC 2009
January - June
40.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 40.00
CropLife America (formerly American Crop Protection Association) 2009
January - June
1.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1.00
Dane County 2009
January - June
39.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 39.00
Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians 2009
January - June
11.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 11.00
Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District 2009
January - June
15.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 15.00
Nature Conservancy - Wisconsin Chapter, The 2009
January - June
5.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 5.00
River Alliance of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
10.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 10.00
Scotts Miracle - Gro Company 2009
January - June
36.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 36.00
Sierra Club - John Muir Chapter 2009
January - June
18.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 18.00
St Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin 2009
January - June
28.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 28.00
Wisconsin Agribusiness Council 2009
January - June
21.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 21.00
Wisconsin Association of Lakes Inc 2009
January - June
25.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 25.00
Wisconsin Environment, Inc. 2009
January - June
39.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 39.00
Wisconsin Environmental Decade Inc 2009
January - June
11.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 11.00
Wisconsin Land and Water Conservation Association 2009
January - June
12.00
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 12.00