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Senate Bill 347

Relating To: Relating to: captive wildlife in facilities holding a U.S. Department of Agriculture exhibitor license. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Animal Wellness Action Notified Date 6/24/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/24/2021

Humane Society of the United States, The Notified Date 5/21/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/21/2021

League of Humane Voters-Wisconsin Notified Date 5/19/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/19/2021

Roadside Zoo News Notified Date 7/21/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/21/2021

Comments
The regulation of native wildlife should remain firmly vested in the agencies within Wisconsin. Removing state regulatory oversight at USDA licensed facilities would be detrimental to the health and safety of the residents and wildlife in the state.
https://www.roadsidezoonews.org/post/wisconsin-roadside-zoo-bill-weakens-exotic-animal-regulations
Sierra Club - Wisconsin Notified Date 6/9/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
6/9/2021

Comments
The responsibility for captive native Wisconsin wildlife should remain with the Wisconsin agencies accountable to public health concerns and most familiar with the potential biological and ecological implications of captive wildlife operations.
Supporting Documentation
20210609_Sierra Club comments on SB347.pdf

Timbavati Wildlife Park Notified Date 5/25/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/25/2021

UnChain Wisconsin Notified Date 5/27/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/27/2021

Wisconsin Companion Animal Network Notified Date 5/19/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/19/2021

Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies, Inc Notified Date 5/19/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/19/2021

Wisconsin Puppy Mill Project, Inc Notified Date 5/27/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/27/2021

Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 6/30/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
6/30/2021

Lobbying Efforts

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2021
January - June
77.00
2021
July - December
53.00
2022
January - June
25.00
2022
July - December
Total 155.00
Humane Society of the United States, The 2021
January - June
19.00
2021
July - December
18.00
2022
January - June
7.00
2022
July - December
Total 44.00
Sierra Club - Wisconsin 2021
January - June
2.00
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2.00
Timbavati Wildlife Park 2021
January - June
56.00
2021
July - December
35.00
2022
January - June
18.00
2022
July - December
Total 109.00