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Assembly Bill 515

Relating To: Relating to: labeling food as a type of dairy product or as a dairy ingredient and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 12/10/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/10/2019

Comments
Creating a new crime is unnecessary. No one is confused by soy milk or veggie burgers. We don't need to make plant-based and cell-based meat labels punishable by jail time.
Supporting Documentation
20191210_AB518SB464Testimony.pdf

Cooperative Network Notified Date 10/8/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/8/2019

Dairy Business Association Notified Date 10/28/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/28/2019

Midwest Food Products Association Inc Notified Date 11/4/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/4/2019

Plant Based Foods Association Notified Date 10/17/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/17/2019

The Good Food Institute Notified Date 11/14/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/14/2019

Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association Notified Date 10/8/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/8/2019

Wisconsin Dairy Alliance Notified Date 11/4/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/4/2019

Wisconsin Dairy Products Association Inc Notified Date 10/17/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/17/2019

Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation Notified Date 10/15/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/15/2019

Wisconsin Farmers Union Notified Date 11/20/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/20/2019

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 10/14/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/14/2019

Comments
Opposed to bill in current form, without amendment.
Supporting Documentation
20200227_meat cheese dairy labeling memo to Legislature.pdf

Wisconsin Independent Businesses, Inc. Notified Date 10/8/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/8/2019

Wisconsin Property Taxpayers Inc Notified Date 10/17/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/17/2019

Lobbying Efforts

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
71.00
2020
January - June
101.00
2020
July - December
29.00
Total 201.00
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1.00
Cooperative Network 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1.00
2020
January - June
2.00
2020
July - December
Total 3.00
Dairy Business Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
40.00
2020
January - June
34.00
2020
July - December
14.00
Total 88.00
Plant Based Foods Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
9.00
2020
January - June
4.00
2020
July - December
Total 13.00
The Good Food Institute 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
4.00
2020
January - June
11.00
2020
July - December
1.00
Total 16.00
Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
13.00
2020
January - June
20.00
2020
July - December
14.00
Total 47.00
Wisconsin Dairy Products Association Inc 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
3.00
2020
January - June
1.00
2020
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Grocers Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
29.00
2020
July - December
Total 29.00