Wal-Mart Stores Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Retail sales, real estate and business issues.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters related to retail sales or consumer goods.

CEO Name:
Lee Scott
Vice President, Public Affairs

Contact
MS
Maggie Sans
702 SW 8th St.
Bentonville, AR 72716-0215
(479) 204-8119

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Lisa B Nelson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
William J McCoshen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Tony Langenohl Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Shawn Pfaff Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/10/2009 Withdrawn On N/A
Morris Andrews Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/12/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 29
Assembly Bill 29
Relating to: the sale of consumer goods containing radio frequency identification tags.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/8/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 75
Assembly Bill 75
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2009 legislature.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 28

None
Notification Date
3/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 241
Assembly Bill 241
Relating to: retail theft, proof of ownership for flea market sales, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/5/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 287
Assembly Bill 287
Relating to: increasing the tax on fermented malt beverages to fund law enforcement grants and alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 299
Assembly Bill 299
Relating to: products containing mercury and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/26/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 482
Assembly Bill 482
Relating to: the minimum sale price of prescription drugs.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Joint Resolution 55
Assembly Joint Resolution 55
Relating to: secret ballot for employee representation elections (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
9/16/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 20
Senate Bill 20
Relating to: authorizing the circuit court to order a person who engages in discrimination in employment to pay compensatory and punitive damages and a surcharge and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 20

Against
Notification Date
6/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 62
Senate Bill 62
Relating to: state finances and appropriations and making diverse other changes in the statutes.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 2

None
Notification Date
3/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 107
Senate Bill 107
Relating to: the sale, disposal, collection, and recycling of electronic devices, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 50

None
Notification Date
6/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 271
Senate Bill 271
Relating to: prohibiting the manufacture and sale at wholesale of certain baby bottles and cups for children that contain bisphenol A, creating labeling requirements, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 145

None
Notification Date
11/3/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Revenue: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

Notification Date
6/23/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Retailer discount provision

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

LRB 0924
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 0924

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 2114
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2114

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB 2221
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2221

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Minimum mark up or Unfair Sales Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Minimum mark up or Unfair Sales Act

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
5/6/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Eliminate the minimum markup on prescription drugs.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Eliminate the minimum markup on prescription drugs.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/25/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Combined reporting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Combined reporting

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/18/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

LRB0754/1 RFID CHIPS
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB0754/1 RFID CHIPS

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
2/12/2009
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Relating to the minimum price of merchandise sold at wholesale or retail, prohibiting anticompetitive pricing and pricing that injures competition, and granting rule-making authority.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the minimum price of merchandise sold at wholesale or retail, prohibiting anticompetitive pricing and pricing that injures competition, and granting rule-making authority.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/29/2008
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$49,423.23
2009
July - December
$35,472.43
2010
January - June
$44,323.64
2010
July - December
$313.72
Total $129,533.01
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
30.25
2009
July - December
68.75
2010
January - June
87.75
2010
July - December
0.00
Total 186.75
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
177.75
2009
July - December
204.20
2010
January - June
305.00
2010
July - December
11.00
Total 697.95

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: authorizing the circuit court to order a person who engages in discrimination in employment to pay compensatory and punitive damages and a surcharge and making an appropriation.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the sale of consumer goods containing radio frequency identification tags.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
7 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: state finances and appropriations and making diverse other changes in the statutes.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the sale, disposal, collection, and recycling of electronic devices, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: increasing the tax on fermented malt beverages to fund law enforcement grants and alcohol and drug abuse treatment and prevention programs, granting rule-making authority, and making appropriations.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: retail theft, proof of ownership for flea market sales, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: prohibiting the manufacture and sale at wholesale of certain baby bottles and cups for children that contain bisphenol A, creating labeling requirements, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the minimum sale price of prescription drugs.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
65 %
2010
January - June
75 %
2010
July - December
Total 53 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
65 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 15 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
Total 8 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
100 %
Total 1 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures