Monsanto Company

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Manufacture and sale of agricultural and non-agricultural pesticides and biotechnology products.

Lobbying Interests:
We are interested in all legislative and regulatory issues impacting agricultural biotechnology, agricultural seed, and agricultural crop protection products.

CEO Name:
Hugh Grant
Regional Director

Contact
DT
Dave Tierney
3302 SE Convenience Blvd
Ankeny, IA 50021
(515) 965-3093
dave.tierney@monsanto.com
http://www.monsanto.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Amy Winters Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/11/2012 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 541
Assembly Bill 541
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for equipment used in a fertilizer blending, feed milling, or grain drying operation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/12/2013
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 648
Assembly Bill 648
Relating to: operation of agricultural vehicles on highways and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/23/2014
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 31
Senate Bill 31
Relating to: creating a local freight bridge program, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/8/2013
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 448
Senate Bill 448
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for equipment used in a fertilizer blending, feed milling, or grain drying operation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 324

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
1/23/2014
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/21/2013
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Agricultural Chemical Clean-up Program (ACCP) fees and funding
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agricultural Chemical Clean-up Program (ACCP) fees and funding

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/1/2013
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
$9,050.00
2013
July - December
$300.00
2014
January - June
$16,000.00
2014
July - December
$200.00
Total $25,550.00
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
15.75
2013
July - December
0.25
2014
January - June
13.50
2014
July - December
0.00
Total 29.50
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
29.00
2013
July - December
1.50
2014
January - June
30.75
2014
July - December
0.25
Total 61.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: creating a local freight bridge program, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
5 %
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for equipment used in a fertilizer blending, feed milling, or grain drying operation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the sales and use tax exemption for equipment used in a fertilizer blending, feed milling, or grain drying operation. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
20 %
2014
January - June
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
25 %
2014
January - June
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
25 %
2014
January - June
90 %
2014
July - December
Total 44 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
95 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 47 %

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
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
10 %
2014
January - June
5 %
2014
July - December
100 %
Total 3 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures