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Assembly Bill 177

Relating To: Relating to: limiting the foods that may be purchased under FoodShare; requiring a report on the cost to implement and comply with the food limitations; requiring review, updating, and publication of the list of authorized foods; providing an exemption from rule-making procedures; and making an appropriation. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Community Advocates, Inc. Notified Date 5/15/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/15/2015

End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin: the Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence Notified Date 6/26/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/26/2015

Feeding Wisconsin Notified Date 4/29/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/29/2015

Supporting Documentation
20150429_AB 177 Position Paper.pdf

Hunger Task Force Notified Date 4/23/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/23/2015

Supporting Documentation
20150423_AB177_4_23_15.pdf

Kwik Trip Inc Notified Date 4/23/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/23/2015

Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc Notified Date 4/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/24/2015

Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin Notified Date 5/4/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/4/2015

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McCain Foods USA Inc. Notified Date 5/7/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/7/2015

Midwest Food Processors Association Inc Notified Date 4/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/24/2015

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 5/19/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/19/2015

PepsiCo, Inc. Notified Date 4/23/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/23/2015

The Kraft Heinz Company Notified Date 4/24/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/24/2015

Wisconsin Agri-Business Association Notified Date 5/5/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/5/2015

Wisconsin Alliance for Women's Health, Inc. Notified Date 4/29/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/29/2015

Wisconsin Beverage Association Notified Date 4/27/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/27/2015

Wisconsin Catholic Conference Notified Date 4/30/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/30/2015

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Notified Date 4/29/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/29/2015

Wisconsin Community Action Program Association Notified Date 4/29/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/29/2015

Wisconsin Council of Churches Notified Date 5/5/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/5/2015

Comments
This bill treats applicants for nutrition assistance unfairly and would be a costly, ineffective and inefficient way to try to provide nutritious food to people who need it.
Supporting Documentation
20150505_WCC-AB177.pdf

Wisconsin Council on Children and Families Notified Date 4/28/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/28/2015

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 4/23/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/23/2015

Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association Notified Date 4/28/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/28/2015

Wisconsin Pork Association Notified Date 5/1/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/1/2015

Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association Notified Date 5/1/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/1/2015

Wisconsin Primary Health Care Association (WPHCA) Notified Date 6/5/2015 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
6/5/2015

Lobbying Efforts

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2015
January - June
530.00
2015
July - December
166.00
2016
January - June
43.00
2016
July - December
1.00
Total 740.00
Community Advocates, Inc. 2015
January - June
26.00
2015
July - December
26.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 52.00
Feeding Wisconsin 2015
January - June
7.00
2015
July - December
2.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 9.00
Hunger Task Force 2015
January - June
6.00
2015
July - December
3.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 9.00
Kwik Trip Inc 2015
January - June
36.00
2015
July - December
5.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 41.00
Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin 2015
January - June
16.00
2015
July - December
9.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 25.00
McCain Foods USA Inc. 2015
January - June
7.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 7.00
Midwest Food Processors Association Inc 2015
January - June
92.00
2015
July - December
50.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 142.00
PepsiCo, Inc. 2015
January - June
25.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
1.00
2016
July - December
Total 26.00
The Kraft Heinz Company 2015
January - June
19.00
2015
July - December
10.00
2016
January - June
4.00
2016
July - December
1.00
Total 34.00
Wisconsin Agri-Business Association 2015
January - June
2.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Beverage Association 2015
January - June
136.00
2015
July - December
60.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 196.00
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association 2015
January - June
4.00
2015
July - December
1.00
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Community Action Program Association 2015
January - June
22.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 22.00
Wisconsin Grocers Association 2015
January - June
111.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
38.00
2016
July - December
Total 149.00
Wisconsin Pork Association 2015
January - June
4.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Potato and Vegetable Growers Association 2015
January - June
17.00
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 17.00