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Senate Bill 355

Relating To: Relating to: raising the legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and nicotine and tobacco products, providing a legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of vapor products, and providing a penalty. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
7-Eleven, Inc Notified Date 3/3/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/3/2022

Altria Client Services LLC Notified Date 6/1/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/1/2021

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) Notified Date 9/8/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/8/2021

Supporting Documentation
20210908_SB355 ACS CAN opposition.pdf

American Heart Association Notified Date 6/25/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/25/2021

Comments
AHA supports the bill as amended by senate amendment 2.
American Lung Association, dba American Lung Association in Wisconsin Notified Date 7/1/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/1/2021

Association of Wisconsin School Administrators Notified Date 9/9/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/9/2021

Badger State Sheriffs' Association Notified Date 6/11/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/11/2021

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin Notified Date 6/30/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/30/2021

Comments
Children's WI supports the bill as amended in the Senate Committee to include and define electronic smoking device which will keep more of these dangerous products out of the hands of youth and make it easier to enforce.
City of Milwaukee Notified Date 2/22/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2022

DCI Group AZ L.L.C. Notified Date 5/27/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/27/2021

JUUL Labs, Inc. Notified Date 6/3/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/3/2021

Kwik Trip Inc. Notified Date 9/1/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/1/2021

Medical College of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/18/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/18/2022

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 9/8/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/8/2021

RAI Services Company (formerly Reynolds American Inc.) Notified Date 9/7/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/7/2021

Southeastern Wisconsin Schools Alliance Notified Date 1/10/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/10/2022

SSM Health Notified Date 9/21/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/21/2021

Comments
As amended by SA2.
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians Notified Date 12/21/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/21/2021

Wisconsin Association of Distributors Inc Notified Date 9/6/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/6/2021

Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards Notified Date 9/7/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/7/2021

Wisconsin Association of School Boards Inc Notified Date 9/9/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/9/2021

Comments
The WASB supports SB 355. We also encourage lawmakers to consider broadening the definition of “vapor product” to include such things as non-nicotine vaping liquid sold separately from the devices, as well as parts, components, and accessories.
Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials Notified Date 9/9/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/9/2021

Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators Notified Date 9/9/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/9/2021

Wisconsin Association of School Nurses Notified Date 1/11/2022 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/11/2022

Wisconsin Association of School Personnel Administrators Notified Date 9/9/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/9/2021

Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WIAAP) Notified Date 9/9/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/9/2021

Comments
WIAAP supports increasing the minimum sales age to purchase tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, to 21 years of age. The newly broadened definition suits our earlier concern and we now support the proposal.
Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association Inc Notified Date 8/19/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/19/2021

Wisconsin Council for Administrators of Special Services Notified Date 9/9/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/9/2021

Wisconsin Grocers Association Notified Date 5/26/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
5/26/2021

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Notified Date 9/8/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/8/2021

Wisconsin Medical Society Notified Date 9/27/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/27/2021

Comments
The Society supports this proposal as amended by the Senate Judiciary committee.
Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association Notified Date 8/30/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
8/30/2021

Wisconsin Public Health Association Notified Date 9/7/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/7/2021

Wisconsin Retired Educators Association Notified Date 9/13/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/13/2021

Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association Notified Date 6/11/2021 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/11/2021

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
140.00
2021
July - December
369.00
2022
January - June
170.00
2022
July - December
Total 679.00
7-Eleven, Inc 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2.00
2022
July - December
Total 2.00
Altria Client Services LLC 2021
January - June
54.00
2021
July - December
120.00
2022
January - June
54.00
2022
July - December
Total 228.00
American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network (ACS CAN) 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
3.00
2022
January - June
4.00
2022
July - December
Total 7.00
American Heart Association 2021
January - June
64.00
2021
July - December
38.00
2022
January - June
7.00
2022
July - December
Total 109.00
American Lung Association, dba American Lung Association in Wisconsin 2021
January - June
10.00
2021
July - December
23.00
2022
January - June
27.00
2022
July - December
Total 60.00
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
49.00
2022
January - June
32.00
2022
July - December
Total 81.00
DCI Group AZ L.L.C. 2021
January - June
12.00
2021
July - December
20.00
2022
January - June
7.00
2022
July - December
Total 39.00
JUUL Labs, Inc. 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
43.00
2022
January - June
16.00
2022
July - December
Total 59.00
Kwik Trip Inc. 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
17.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 17.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
6.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6.00
SSM Health 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2.00
2022
January - June
1.00
2022
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
12.00
2022
July - December
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Association of Distributors Inc 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
7.00
2022
January - June
5.00
2022
July - December
Total 12.00
Wisconsin Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (WIAAP) 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Petroleum Marketers & Convenience Store Association 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
36.00
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 36.00
Wisconsin Retired Educators Association 2021
January - June
2021
July - December
3.00
2022
January - June
3.00
2022
July - December
Total 6.00