Scotts Miracle - Gro Company

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
World leader in branded lawn and garden products and services.

Lobbying Interests:
All legislative and regulatory issues impacting lawn and garden products and services as well as business issues that may impact our company and its employees.

CEO Name:
Jim Hagedorn
Manager - Government Affairs

Contact
SP
Stephanie Pizzoferrato
14111 Scottslawn Road
Marysville, OH 43041
(937) 578-5492
(937) 578-5771
Stephanie.Pizzoferrato@Scotts.com
www.scotts.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Amy Winters Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/22/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 165
Assembly Bill 165
Relating to: the display of turf fertilizer containing phosphorus.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/3/2011
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.
For
Notification Date
6/3/2011
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
The Bill as amended will allow for the retail display of starter fertilizer which is needed in establishing new grass seed. Starter fertilizer is allowed under the law, but currently retailers can't display it; this will not weaken the law.
For
Notification Date
6/3/2011
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
http://ethics.state.wi.us/PositionFileUploads/20111017_164641_Lawn%20Fertilizer%20Display%20Ban%20Q%20and%20A%20-%20Assembly%20Bill%20165%20(2).pdf

Budget Bill Subjects

Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
5/17/2011
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

AB 165 Update - Supporting Document 2
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
AB 165 Update - Supporting Document 2

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/18/2011
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.

AB 165 Update - Supporting Documents
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
AB 165 Update - Supporting Documents

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
10/18/2011
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.

Legislation pertaining to the sale and display of starter fertilizer
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation pertaining to the sale and display of starter fertilizer

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
3/17/2011
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
$12,000.00
2011
July - December
$12,000.00
2012
January - June
$6,000.00
2012
July - December
$840.00
Total $30,840.00
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
38.00
2011
July - December
21.50
2012
January - June
25.50
2012
July - December
3.25
Total 88.25
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
68.00
2011
July - December
62.50
2012
January - June
50.00
2012
July - December
2.50
Total 183.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the display of turf fertilizer containing phosphorus.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
80 %
2011
July - December
100 %
2012
January - June
100 %
2012
July - December
Total 90 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
20 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 8 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
100 %
Total 2 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures