Wisconsin Farmers Union

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Agriculture, rural, healthcare, and alternative energy.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting agriculture, including farming, land use planning, property taxes, the environment, water quality and health insurance. Also, we expect to focus on transportation, the UW system and campaign finance reform.

CEO Name:
Tom Quinn
Government Relations Director

Contact
KS
Kara Slaughter
16 N Carroll St Ste 810
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 514-4541
(715) 723-7011
kslaughter@wisconsinfarmersunion.com
http://www.wisconsinfarmersunion.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Scott Karel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/5/2012 Withdrawn On 8/5/2014
Kara O'Connor Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/5/2012 Withdrawn On N/A
Zachary B Herrnstadt Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/7/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
David M WrightRacette Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 8/7/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 39
Assembly Bill 39
Relating to: powers and duties of an electric transmission company and certificates of public convenience and necessity and permits for certain electric generating facilities and high-voltage transmission lines.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/4/2013
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.
Comments
Wisconsin Farmers Union opposes those portions of the bill that limit advance notice to municipalities and citizens regarding transmission line projects.
Assembly Bill 148
Assembly Bill 148
Relating to: legislative consideration of nonfiscal policy items in the biennial budget bill. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/15/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 182
Assembly Bill 182
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/3/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 185
Assembly Bill 185
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/24/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 225
Assembly Bill 225
Relating to: various changes in the campaign finance laws; exemption of certain electors from the requirement to present proof of identification when voting in an election; identifying documentation to establish proof of residency for voter registration; r...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/18/2013
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.
Comments
Wisconsin Farmers Union opposes the provisions in the bill that: 1) increase campaign contribution limits; and 2) extend the window of time during which a registered lobbyist may make campaign contributions.
Assembly Bill 257
Assembly Bill 257
Relating to: exemption from civil liability for electric service providers.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/3/2013
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.
Supporting Documentation
20130703_015833_Voltage Memo.pdf

Assembly Bill 287
Assembly Bill 287
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/12/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 485
Assembly Bill 485
Relating to: the sale of eggs.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 245

For
Notification Date
12/18/2013
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.
Assembly Bill 574
Assembly Bill 574
Relating to: designation of agricultural enterprise areas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/13/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 648
Assembly Bill 648
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/10/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 679
Assembly Bill 679
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/30/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 680
Assembly Bill 680
Relating to: adaptive management plans for reducing discharges of phosphorus and total suspended solids to the waters of the state and a statewide variance to the water quality standard for phosphorus for certain dischargers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/30/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 750
Assembly Bill 750
Relating to: preemption of local ordinances that require employees of a local governmental unit, employees of a contractor of a local governmental unit, or employees who perform work funded by a local governmental unit to be paid at a minimum wage rate spe...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/25/2014
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.
Comments
Wisconsin Farmers Union supports the principle of local control. WFU also adopted the following minimum wage policy in 2014: "WFU supports an increase in the minimum wage, such that all individuals receive a living wage."
Assembly Bill 816
Assembly Bill 816
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining and preservation of marketable nonmetallic mineral deposits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/4/2014
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.
Assembly Bill 842
Assembly Bill 842
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/10/2014
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 50
Assembly Joint Resolution 50
Relating to: an advisory referendum on an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2014
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 79
Assembly Joint Resolution 79
Relating to: requiring a supermajority for passage of tax increase legislation (first consideration).

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/18/2014
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 80
Assembly Joint Resolution 80
Relating to: providing for an advisory referendum on the question of adopting a nonpartisan system for redistricting.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/21/2014
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.
Assembly Joint Resolution 81
Assembly Joint Resolution 81
Relating to: application to Congress under the provisions of Article V of the Constitution of the United States for a convention for proposing amendments relating to a balanced budget.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/25/2014
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.
Senate Bill 35
Senate Bill 35
Relating to: powers and duties of an electric transmission company and certificates of public convenience and necessity and permits for certain electric generating facilities and high-voltage transmission lines.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 10

Other
Notification Date
3/4/2013
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.
Comments
Wisconsin Farmers Union opposes those portions of the bill that limit advance notice to municipalities and citizens regarding transmission line projects.
Senate Bill 98
Senate Bill 98
Relating to: reporting of information by nonresident registrants under the campaign finance law.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/27/2013
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.
Senate Bill 138
Senate Bill 138
Relating to: notice requirements for zoning actions related to frac sand mining. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2013
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.
Senate Bill 139
Senate Bill 139
Relating to: disclosure of contracts for frac sand mining on neighboring properties.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/6/2013
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.
Senate Bill 140
Senate Bill 140
Relating to: county authority relating to exploration for a type of industrial sand. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2013
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.
Senate Bill 163
Senate Bill 163
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2013
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.
Senate Bill 236
Senate Bill 236
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/9/2013
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.
Senate Bill 302
Senate Bill 302
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
9/24/2013
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.
Supporting Documentation
20130924_055555_Wisconsin Farmers Union memo on SB 302 - High-Capacity Wells.pdf

Senate Bill 349
Senate Bill 349
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining; local regulation of air quality; local regulation of water quality; local regulation of the use of explosives in mining, quarrying, and related activities; highway use contracts by local governments; and...

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/24/2013
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.
Supporting Documentation
20131024_060652_Two-page summary of The Economic Benefits and Costs of Frac Sand study.pdf

Senate Bill 435
Senate Bill 435
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/30/2013
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.
Senate Bill 437
Senate Bill 437
Relating to: designation of agricultural enterprise areas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 352

For
Notification Date
1/13/2014
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.
Senate Bill 509
Senate Bill 509
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 377

For
Notification Date
3/10/2014
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.
Senate Bill 632
Senate Bill 632
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining and preservation of marketable nonmetallic mineral deposits. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/4/2014
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.
Senate Bill 654
Senate Bill 654
Relating to: disclosure of political activity.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/11/2014
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.
Senate Bill 655
Senate Bill 655
Relating to: various changes in the campaign finance and lobbying laws.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 153

Against
Notification Date
3/11/2014
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.
Senate Joint Resolution 68
Senate Joint Resolution 68
Relating to: an advisory referendum on an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/18/2014
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.
Supporting Documentation
20140218_113633_2014 WFU Special Order of Business - Campaign Finance Reform.pdf

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/27/2013
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.

Comments
Support Agriculture Development and Diversification program, Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Program, and the Grazing Lands Conservation Initiative.

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

Notification Date
6/19/2014
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Drug residues in animals for human food, and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Drug residues in animals for human food, and affecting small business.

Register Number: 694 (11/1/2013)
For
Notification Date
2/18/2014
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.

Supporting Documentation
20140218_122511_2014 WFU Policy on Antibiotics in Animal Agriculture.pdf

Egg grading, handling, packaging, labeling, and retail sales.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Egg grading, handling, packaging, labeling, and retail sales.

Register Number: 690 (7/1/2013)
For
Notification Date
6/19/2014
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.

Livestock premises registration, plant inspection and pest control, agricultural enterprise areas, dairy farms, food processing plants, dairy plants and egg grading, handling, and labeling.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Livestock premises registration, plant inspection and pest control, agricultural enterprise areas, dairy farms, food processing plants, dairy plants and egg grading, handling, and labeling.

Register Number: 686 (3/1/2013)
For
Notification Date
9/24/2013
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.

Comments
WFU supports DATCP rulemaking on egg grading and licensing, and encourages rule changes that would make it easier for farmers to direct market eggs at farmers markets.
Assessment of agricultural property.
Agency Name
Revenue

Subject
Assessment of agricultural property.

Register Number: 691 (8/1/2013)
Other
Notification Date
1/30/2014
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

composition of Joint Finance Committee
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
composition of Joint Finance Committee

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/4/2014
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.

Proposed revisions to Chapter ATCP 60 regarding the inspection of dairy farms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed revisions to Chapter ATCP 60 regarding the inspection of dairy farms

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/4/2014
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.

Concerns regarding the transportation of agricultural commodities by rail
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Concerns regarding the transportation of agricultural commodities by rail

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/7/2014
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.

support funding for rural schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support funding for rural schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/31/2014
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.

support for rural broadband service.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
support for rural broadband service.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/22/2014
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.

Comments
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funding for the Farm to School program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
funding for the Farm to School program.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/22/2014
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.

tax credits for bioenergy
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
tax credits for bioenergy

Action Intended To Affect
bill

Notification Date
6/19/2014
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.

property, income, and sales tax rates
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
property, income, and sales tax rates

Action Intended To Affect
bill

Notification Date
6/19/2014
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.

ATCP 51, relating to livestock facility siting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ATCP 51, relating to livestock facility siting

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
6/19/2014
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.

LRB-3894/1, Creating the Wisconsin Private Secure Retirement Board and Plan
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3894/1, Creating the Wisconsin Private Secure Retirement Board and Plan

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/18/2014
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.

changes to state law related to ownership of farmland by foreign corporations or individuals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
changes to state law related to ownership of farmland by foreign corporations or individuals

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/5/2014
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.

Student loan forgiveness for teachers who teach in rural schools
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Student loan forgiveness for teachers who teach in rural schools

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2014
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.

subrogation of insurance claims against agritourism establishments
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
subrogation of insurance claims against agritourism establishments

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/5/2014
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.

LRB-3146/1 and LRB-3408/1 Relating to: Regulatory Certainty Act, preempting local control over Nonmetalic (Sand) Mining Operations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-3146/1 and LRB-3408/1 Relating to: Regulatory Certainty Act, preempting local control over Nonmetalic (Sand) Mining Operations.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/17/2013
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.

Supporting Documentation
20131017_125124_2013-10-17 WFU opposition to LRB-3146 and LRB-3408.pdf


Asset Recovery rules for Medicaid long-term care program. WFU supports LRB 3076, authored by Senator Lazich, to revise changes that were made in the biennial budget related to treatment of farm assets.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Asset Recovery rules for Medicaid long-term care program. WFU supports LRB 3076, authored by Senator Lazich, to revise changes that were made in the biennial budget related to treatment of farm assets.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
9/24/2013
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.

Bill to limit utilities' liability for stray voltage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Bill to limit utilities' liability for stray voltage

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/6/2013
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.

Support legalization of farmer-to-consumer sales of raw milk
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support legalization of farmer-to-consumer sales of raw milk

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/27/2013
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.

Support easing of regulations on producer-to-consumer sales of fresh eggs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support easing of regulations on producer-to-consumer sales of fresh eggs

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/27/2013
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.

Support Cottage Food Legislation ("Cookie Bill") to allow individuals to sell non-hazardous baked goods prepared in home kitchens
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support Cottage Food Legislation ("Cookie Bill") to allow individuals to sell non-hazardous baked goods prepared in home kitchens

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/27/2013
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.

ATCP Chapter 97 Public warehouse keepers ATCP Chapter 99 Grain dealers and grain warehouse keepers ATCP Chapter 100 Milk contractors ATCP Chapter 101 Vegetable contractors ATCP Chapter 104 Leaf tobacco, buying and selling
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ATCP Chapter 97 Public warehouse keepers ATCP Chapter 99 Grain dealers and grain warehouse keepers ATCP Chapter 100 Milk contractors ATCP Chapter 101 Vegetable contractors ATCP Chapter 104 Leaf tobacco, buying and selling

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/5/2013
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.

ATCP 49 draft rule, relating to farmland preservation planning
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ATCP 49 draft rule, relating to farmland preservation planning

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
3/4/2013
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.

Budget Bill - funding for agriculture programs, K-12 education, income tax reform, broadband funding, farmland preservation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Bill - funding for agriculture programs, K-12 education, income tax reform, broadband funding, farmland preservation

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/4/2013
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2013
January - June
$14,122.40
2013
July - December
$9,839.18
2014
January - June
$19,794.94
2014
July - December
$33,509.32
Total $77,265.84
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
126.75
2013
July - December
40.25
2014
January - June
41.33
2014
July - December
87.75
Total 296.08
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
257.75
2013
July - December
223.25
2014
January - June
302.15
2014
July - December
959.25
Total 1742.40

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: powers and duties of an electric transmission company and certificates of public convenience and necessity and permits for certain electric generating facilities and high-voltage transmission lines.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2 %
2014
July - December
4 %
Total 3 %
Relating to: powers and duties of an electric transmission company and certificates of public convenience and necessity and permits for certain electric generating facilities and high-voltage transmission lines.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: notice requirements for zoning actions related to frac sand mining. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: disclosure of contracts for frac sand mining on neighboring properties.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: county authority relating to exploration for a type of industrial sand. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: legislative and congressional redistricting. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
8 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: exemption from civil liability for electric service providers.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
10 %
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the sale of eggs.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: an advisory referendum on an amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: various changes in the campaign finance laws; exemption of certain electors from the requirement to present proof of identification when voting in an election; identifying documentation to establish proof of residency for voter registration; recording the type of identifying document provided as proof of residence; limiting the times for voting by absentee ballot in person; the method of reporting election returns by municipalities; fees for election recounts; the method of recounting votes cast with automatic tabulating equipment; residency of election officials; recall petition requirements; the procedure for recounting ballots when electors voting in person are required to sign the poll list and fail to do so; challenging an elector's registration during recount proceedings; witness addresses on absentee ballot certificates; nominees submitted by the Government Accountability Board candidate committee; securing ballot containers; party representation for election officials serving at polling places; and scheduling of referendums. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from rules and licensing and permitting requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the sale of homemade baked goods and homemade canned goods.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
8 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: high capacity well approvals. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
25 %
Total 18 %
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining; local regulation of air quality; local regulation of water quality; local regulation of the use of explosives in mining, quarrying, and related activities; highway use contracts by local governments; and local regulation of borrow sites and material disposal sites for transportation projects of the Department of Transportation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
25 %
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways and providing a penalty. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: local regulation of nonmetallic mining and preservation of marketable nonmetallic mineral deposits. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
10 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
45 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 8 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
1 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2 %
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
4 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 1 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
1 %
Total 1 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
1 %
Total < 1%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
2 %
Total 1 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
3 %
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
3 %
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
4 %
Total 2 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
10 %
Total 5 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
25 %
Total 13 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

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