Wisconsin Commercial Deer & Elk Farmers Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
An association of Wisconsin Elk and Deer farmers, including suppliers and related agricultural interests.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas of administrative or legislative policy which affect the ownership, management or operation of a Wisconsin deer or elk farm. All areas of taxation rules and laws of the DATCP and the DNR. All areas of State Government affecting CWD (Chronic Wasting Disease).

CEO Name:
Joel Espe
Legislative Lobbyist

Contact
GRG
Gary R Goyke
130 Lakewood Blvd
Madison, WI 53704
(608) 237-8108
(608) 255-3301
gnregoyke@mailbag.com
www.wcdefa.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gary R Goyke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2009 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 12
Assembly Bill 12
Relating to: a meat processing facility investment income and franchise tax credit, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/20/2009
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 279
Assembly Bill 279
Relating to: registration of livestock premises.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
4/20/2010
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 167
Senate Bill 167
Relating to: the minimum age for hunting and for possessing a firearm, restrictions on hunting and on possessing a firearm while hunting, establishing a hunting mentorship program, and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 39

For
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 424
Senate Bill 424
Relating to: regulating certain sport shooting ranges.

Bill Text and History

2009 Wisconsin Act 371

For
Notification Date
1/11/2010
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Any administrative rule proposed by the Department of Agriculture relating to the eradication of CWD.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any administrative rule proposed by the Department of Agriculture relating to the eradication of CWD.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Any administrative rule proposed by the Department of Agriculture relating to the operation or ownership of a commercial servid farm.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any administrative rule proposed by the Department of Agriculture relating to the operation or ownership of a commercial servid farm.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Any proposed changes by the DNR or DATCP to the statutes governimg the subject of "captive wildlife".
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposed changes by the DNR or DATCP to the statutes governimg the subject of "captive wildlife".

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2009
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2009
January - June
$3,770.00
2009
July - December
$3,075.00
2010
January - June
$4,050.00
2010
July - December
$2,475.00
Total $13,370.00
Total Hours Communicating 2009
January - June
24.00
2009
July - December
13.00
2010
January - June
17.00
2010
July - December
11.00
Total 65.00
Total Hours Other 2009
January - June
33.00
2009
July - December
25.00
2010
January - June
23.00
2010
July - December
27.00
Total 108.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: a meat processing facility investment income and franchise tax credit, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
5 %
2009
July - December
5 %
2010
January - June
10 %
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 6 %
Relating to: the minimum age for hunting and for possessing a firearm, restrictions on hunting and on possessing a firearm while hunting, establishing a hunting mentorship program, and granting rule-making authority.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
10 %
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: regulating certain sport shooting ranges.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
10 %
2010
January - June
25 %
2010
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: registration of livestock premises.
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 7 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
20 %
2009
July - December
30 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 18 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
20 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
20 %
2010
July - December
25 %
Total 21 %
2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
2009
January - June
20 %
2009
July - December
20 %
2010
January - June
15 %
2010
July - December
15 %
Total 18 %

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
5 %
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
20 %
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
20 %
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
5 %
2010
July - December
5 %
Total 9 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures