United Sportsmen of Wisconsin, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
To promote and foster the wise use and conservation of WI natural game resources. (Shooting Sports Hunters. Fishermen. Trappers. Gun Owners)

Lobbying Interests:
Issues affecting hunting, fishing, trapping, gun rights, conservation; to include but not limited to statutory and administrative rules.

Title:
President

Contact
DH
Dean Hamilton
P.O. Box 413
Waunakee, WI 53597-0413
(608) 843-9271
(608) 849-9270
unitedsportsmenwi@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Scott Meyer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 9/20/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 69
Assembly Bill 69
Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 94

For
Notification Date
12/1/2011
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.
Comments
Castle bill to prohibit liabilities using firearms in self defense
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
1/18/2012
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 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
12/1/2011
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.
Comments
Oversight of Pittman Robertson expenditures
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
12/1/2011
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.
Comments
sporting heritage to include fee structure advisory board and simplification of regulation
Assembly Bill 426
Assembly Bill 426
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

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 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 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
1/31/2012
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 258
Senate Bill 258
Relating to: credit cards issued to underage customers, higher education institutions and the marketing of credit cards, financial literacy requirements for higher education students, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-mak...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/1/2011
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.
Comments
Allows unloaded weapons in a vehicle atv or boat
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
3/2/2012
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.
Senate Bill 488
Senate Bill 488
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/20/2012
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
July - December
$11,356.46
2012
January - June
$10,370.51
2012
July - December
$15,000.00
Total $36,726.97
Total Hours Communicating 2011
July - December
83.00
2012
January - June
83.50
2012
July - December
0.00
Total 166.50
Total Hours Other 2011
July - December
123.50
2012
January - June
29.50
2012
July - December
179.00
Total 332.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
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
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
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 activities in or near navigable waters; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.
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 12 %
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 activities in or near navigable waters; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
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 8 %
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
25 %
2012
January - June
25 %
2012
July - December
Total 16 %
Relating to: regulation of ferrous metallic mining and related activities, procedures for obtaining approvals from the Department of Natural Resources for the construction of utility facilities, making an appropriation, and providing penalties.
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 3 %
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 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
25 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %

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

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
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 36 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures