Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Promote interests of hunters and their rights

Lobbying Interests:
All issues surrounding hunting, DNR regulations and legislative actions, wolves, conservation, land acquisition, youth hunting, hunting fees, baiting, enforcement.

CEO Name:
Kendal Durham
Representative

Contact
JW
Jeanne Welch
16 North Carroll Street, Suite 600
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 819-0150
(608) 251-5941
jeanne@thewelchgroup.org
www.wbha.info

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Welch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
January 2011 Special Session Assembly Bill 8
Relating to: the authority of a state agency to promulgate rules interpreting the provisions of a statute enforced or administered by the agency and to implement or enforce any standard, requirement, or threshold as a term or condition of a license issued ...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 21

For
Notification Date
2/9/2011
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 24
Assembly Bill 24
Relating to: privileges under a Class A or Class B bear hunting license, and bear carcass tag and back tag requirements.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/22/2011
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 48
Assembly Bill 48
Relating to: information about land acquired with stewardship funding.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 95

For
Notification Date
5/18/2011
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 82
Assembly Bill 82
Relating to: wildlife damage abatement assistance and claim payments for damage caused by cougar.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 280

For
Notification Date
11/1/2011
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 99
Assembly Bill 99
Relating to: prohibiting the Department of Natural Resources from establishing certain restrictions on hunting antlered deer and regulating the establishment of fall open seasons for hunting deer with firearms.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/18/2011
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 104
Assembly Bill 104
Relating to: membership of the Natural Resources Board.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 149

For
Notification Date
5/18/2011
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 126
Assembly Bill 126
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for for...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/13/2011
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 202
Assembly Bill 202
Relating to: issuance of a bear license to the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2011
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 234
Assembly Bill 234
Relating to: ordinances, regulations, resolutions, or other restrictions of local governmental units that restrict hunting with a bow and arrow.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2011
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 301
Assembly Bill 301
Relating to: review by the Joint Committee on Finance of the expenditure of certain federal funds by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/11/2011
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 311
Assembly Bill 311
Relating to: creating a sporting recruitment and retention council, programs to encourage recruitment of hunters and trappers, restrictions on expenditures under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson stewardship program, reduced fees for certain first-time hun...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 168

For
Notification Date
10/11/2011
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 323
Assembly Bill 323
Relating to: placing, possessing, or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow in or on a vehicle or in or on a motorboat.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/21/2011
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 334
Assembly Bill 334
Relating to: possession of certain animals killed by vehicles.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 251

For
Notification Date
10/27/2011
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 401
Assembly Bill 401
Relating to: felony mistreatment of an animal and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/10/2012
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 406
Assembly Bill 406
Relating to: going armed with a handgun on the premises of a gas station, theft from a gas station, causing damage to a gas station, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/8/2011
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 463
Assembly Bill 463
Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activitie...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/12/2012
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 500
Assembly Bill 500
Relating to: adding kindergarten to definition of school for the purposes of the gun-free school zone law and the prohibition against weapons on school premises.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/1/2012
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 502
Assembly Bill 502
Relating to: hunting and trapping of wolves, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2012
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 71
Senate Bill 71
Relating to: creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, certification of compliance with the microstamping requirement, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/18/2011
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 72
Senate Bill 72
Relating to: privileges under a Class A or Class B bear hunting license, and bear carcass tag and back tag requirements.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 28

For
Notification Date
4/27/2011
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 75
Senate Bill 75
Relating to: prohibiting the Department of Natural Resources from establishing certain restrictions on hunting antlered deer and regulating the establishment of fall open seasons for hunting deer with firearms.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 50

For
Notification Date
5/18/2011
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 88
Senate Bill 88
Relating to: possession of dogs by certain felony offenders and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
11/1/2011
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 90
Senate Bill 90
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for for...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/13/2011
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 93
Senate Bill 93
Relating to: going armed with weapons, possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances, disorderly conduct limitations, and electric weapons.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 35

For
Notification Date
5/19/2011
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 135
Senate Bill 135
Relating to: issuance of a bear license to the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/23/2011
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 228
Senate Bill 228
Relating to: placing, possessing, or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow in or on a vehicle or in or on a motorboat.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 51

For
Notification Date
10/21/2011
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 231
Senate Bill 231
Relating to: review by the Joint Committee on Finance of the expenditure of certain federal funds by the Department of Natural Resources.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/16/2011
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 368
Senate Bill 368
Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activitie...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 118

For
Notification Date
1/12/2012
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 411
Senate Bill 411
Relating to: hunting and trapping of wolves, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and making an appropriation.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 169

For
Notification Date
2/2/2012
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

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
5/20/2011
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
Support stewardship changes in budget.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Revises Chapters NR 10, 12, and 19, relating to Establishing a wolf hunting/trapping season and regulations.
Agency Name
Natural Resources

Subject
Revises Chapters NR 10, 12, and 19, relating to Establishing a wolf hunting/trapping season and regulations.

Register Number: 676 (4/30/2012)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 12-049
For
Notification Date
10/5/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Elk reintroduction.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Elk reintroduction.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/30/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Elk reintroduction.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Elk reintroduction.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
10/30/2012
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.

Implementation of Kroll report on deer management.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of Kroll report on deer management.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/30/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Implementation of Kroll report on deer management.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of Kroll report on deer management.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
10/30/2012
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.

Implementation of policies to expand hunting in state parks.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of policies to expand hunting in state parks.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/30/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Implementation of policies to expand hunting in state parks.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implementation of policies to expand hunting in state parks.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
10/30/2012
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.

White-Tailed Deer Trustee (Dr. Kroll) report on deer management.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
White-Tailed Deer Trustee (Dr. Kroll) report on deer management.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/30/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

White-Tailed Deer Trustee (Dr. Kroll) report on deer management.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
White-Tailed Deer Trustee (Dr. Kroll) report on deer management.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
7/30/2012
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.

Opposed to the banning of baiting and feeding deer.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposed to the banning of baiting and feeding deer.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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 proposal affecting DNR governance
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposal affecting DNR governance

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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 proposal affecting management of Wisconsin's wofl pack
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposal affecting management of Wisconsin's wofl pack

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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 proposals affecting bobcat hunting or trapping
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposals affecting bobcat hunting or trapping

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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 proposals affecting the bear season, bear quotas, and bear hunting regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposals affecting the bear season, bear quotas, and bear hunting regulation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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 proposals affecting the care or treatment of hunting dogs, including puppy mill legislation and domestic violence against animals legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposals affecting the care or treatment of hunting dogs, including puppy mill legislation and domestic violence against animals legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Baiting and Feeding of Deer
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Baiting and Feeding of Deer

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

CR 07-035 Relating to bobcat trapping; requesting a sunset.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CR 07-035 Relating to bobcat trapping; requesting a sunset.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Deer Season Changes, earn-a-buck
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Deer Season Changes, earn-a-buck

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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 1699 support for 2009 "Bear Bill"
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 1699 support for 2009 "Bear Bill"

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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 3857 Felons and Hunting - AGAINST
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 3857 Felons and Hunting - AGAINST

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Opposed to the banning of baiting and feeding deer.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposed to the banning of baiting and feeding deer.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Pittman Roberstson Funds Allocation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Pittman Roberstson Funds Allocation

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Rulemaking within DNR on Stewardship Access
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Rulemaking within DNR on Stewardship Access

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Stewardship Access Rulemaking
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Stewardship Access Rulemaking

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

support for state intervention in support of USFW on wolf delisting lawsuit
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support for state intervention in support of USFW on wolf delisting lawsuit

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

support of mentored hunting legislation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support of mentored hunting legislation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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.

Youth Mentored Hunting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Youth Mentored Hunting

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
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

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$7,500.00
2011
July - December
$7,500.00
2012
January - June
$7,500.00
2012
July - December
$7,500.00
Total $30,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
96.00
2011
July - December
92.00
2012
January - June
125.00
2012
July - December
79.00
Total 392.00
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
30.00
2011
July - December
21.00
2012
January - June
47.00
2012
July - December
48.00
Total 146.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the authority of a state agency to promulgate rules interpreting the provisions of a statute enforced or administered by the agency and to implement or enforce any standard, requirement, or threshold as a term or condition of a license issued by the state agency; gubernatorial approval of proposed administrative rules; economic impact analyses of proposed rules and emergency rules; and venue in a declaratory judgment action seeking judicial review of the validity of an administrative rule and in an action in which the sole defendant is the state.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: privileges under a Class A or Class B bear hunting license, and bear carcass tag and back tag requirements.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: prohibiting the Department of Natural Resources from establishing certain restrictions on hunting antlered deer and regulating the establishment of fall open seasons for hunting deer with firearms.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: going armed with weapons, possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances, disorderly conduct limitations, and electric weapons.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: issuance of a bear license to the U.S. Army Wounded Warrior Program.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: privileges under a Class A or Class B bear hunting license, and bear carcass tag and back tag requirements.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
35 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: review by the Joint Committee on Finance of the expenditure of certain federal funds by the Department of Natural Resources.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: creating a sporting recruitment and retention council, programs to encourage recruitment of hunters and trappers, restrictions on expenditures under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson stewardship program, reduced fees for certain first-time hunting and trapping approvals, high school credit under and administration of the hunter and trapper education programs, waiving fishing license requirements for a weekend ice fishing event, and sturgeon spearing license age requirements.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
15 %
2012
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: placing, possessing, or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow in or on a vehicle or in or on a motorboat.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: placing, possessing, or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow in or on a vehicle or in or on a motorboat.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
15 %
2012
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: hunting and trapping of wolves, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: hunting and trapping of wolves, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, and making an appropriation.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
20 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
50 %
Total 12 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 7 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
10 %
2012
July - December
10 %
Total 8 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures