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Assembly Bill 516

Relating To: Relating to: labeling a food product as a type of milk 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

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 its current form.
Supporting Documentation
20200227_meat cheese dairy labeling memo to Legislature.pdf

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 10/14/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/14/2019

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

Wisconsin Motor Carriers Association Notified Date 12/9/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/9/2019

Comments
Tranel-Prohibiting labeling a product as milk unless product meets statutory definition of milk. Requires approval of 10 out of 15 states listed in the bill passing the same requirements to be enacted in WI. Companion bill SB 466 Marklein.
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
103.00
2020
January - June
101.00
2020
July - December
29.00
Total 233.00
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
4.00
2020
January - June
1.00
2020
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Grocers Association 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
16.00
2020
January - June
29.00
2020
July - December
Total 61.00