Wisconsin Dairy Products Association Inc

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trade association representing Wisconsin's dairy industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Primarily focused on dairy-related issues, such as milk volume premiums, laboratory certification program, dairy fees, dairy plant rules, Standards of Identity for dairy products, producer security, landspreading (NR 214), miscellanous farm related issues and any biennial budget items pertaining to dairy. Also may become involved in phosphorus discharge rules and chloride discharge.

CEO Name:
Brad Legreid
Executive Director

Contact
BL
Brad Legreid
8383 Greenway Blvd
Middleton, WI 53562
(608) 836-3336
(608) 836-3334
info@wdpa.net

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Brad Legreid Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/12/2013 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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

Against
Notification Date
8/22/2013
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 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
2/21/2014
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 Bill 744
Assembly Bill 744
Relating to: licenses for new dairy plants, food warehouses, food processing plants, retail food establishments, and meat establishments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 302

Other
Notification Date
2/21/2014
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 Bill 745
Assembly Bill 745
Relating to: milk procurement fees.

Bill Text and History

2013 Wisconsin Act 303

Other
Notification Date
2/21/2014
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.
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

Against
Notification Date
8/8/2013
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 489
Senate Bill 489
Relating to: adulterated, misbranded, and insanitary food.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/22/2014
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
Monitoring legislative action on SB 489.
Senate Bill 547
Senate Bill 547
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

2013 Wisconsin Act 378

Other
Notification Date
2/21/2014
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.
Senate Bill 602
Senate Bill 602
Relating to: milk procurement fees.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/21/2014
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.
Senate Bill 603
Senate Bill 603
Relating to: licenses for new dairy plants, food warehouses, food processing plants, retail food establishments, and meat establishments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/21/2014
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
3/22/2013
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.

Natural Resources: Environmental Quality
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Environmental Quality

Notification Date
3/22/2013
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

Legislative review of butter/margarine laws.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislative review of butter/margarine laws.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/31/2014
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.

Monitor and discuss with DATCP proposed sampling procedures for dairy plants.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor and discuss with DATCP proposed sampling procedures for dairy plants.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/5/2014
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.

Monitor and discuss any proposed changes to ATCP 60.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor and discuss any proposed changes to ATCP 60.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
8/26/2014
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.

Monitor activity and possible changes to the Agricultural Producer Security Fund.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor activity and possible changes to the Agricultural Producer Security Fund.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
8/26/2014
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 consolidation of DATCP and DHS inspection services.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed consolidation of DATCP and DHS inspection services.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/16/2014
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.

Continue to monitor DATCP's Agricultural Producer Security program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Continue to monitor DATCP's Agricultural Producer Security program.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/4/2013
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.

Monitor activities pertaining to the proposed merger of DSPS with DATCP.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor activities pertaining to the proposed merger of DSPS with DATCP.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
10/4/2013
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.

Work with DATCP to ensure a successful dairy processor grant program.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Work with DATCP to ensure a successful dairy processor grant program.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
10/4/2013
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.

Monitor any possible changes to ATCP 60, 80, 82.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor any possible changes to ATCP 60, 80, 82.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
9/30/2013
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.

Monitor any action taken by the Assembly Cmte. on Consumer Protection relating to ATCP 82 and 83.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor any action taken by the Assembly Cmte. on Consumer Protection relating to ATCP 82 and 83.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
8/8/2013
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.

Monitor any action taken by the Assembly Cmte. on Consumer Protection relating to ATCP 77, 80 and 81.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor any action taken by the Assembly Cmte. on Consumer Protection relating to ATCP 77, 80 and 81.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/26/2013
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.

Monitor any action taken by the Assembly Cmte. on Consumer Protection relating to ATCP 69, 71 and 85.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor any action taken by the Assembly Cmte. on Consumer Protection relating to ATCP 69, 71 and 85.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/19/2013
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.

Monitor any new discussions or proposals pertaining to fluid raw milk sales in WI.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor any new discussions or proposals pertaining to fluid raw milk sales in WI.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/13/2013
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
$6,398.93
2013
July - December
$7,280.83
2014
January - June
$4,673.54
2014
July - December
$4,135.38
Total $22,488.68
Total Hours Communicating 2013
January - June
22.50
2013
July - December
13.00
2014
January - June
5.75
2014
July - December
10.75
Total 52.00
Total Hours Other 2013
January - June
50.00
2013
July - December
69.50
2014
January - June
44.75
2014
July - December
34.75
Total 199.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

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
77 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 25 %
Relating to: adulterated, misbranded, and insanitary food.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
4 %
2014
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: licenses for new dairy plants, food warehouses, food processing plants, retail food establishments, and meat establishments. (FE)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
13 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: milk procurement fees.
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
13 %
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
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)
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
19 %
2014
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
47 %
2013
July - December
2 %
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 14 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

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
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
12 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total 3 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
35 %
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
13 %
2014
July - December
12 %
Total 15 %
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%
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
3 %
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%
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
5 %
2014
January - June
15 %
2014
July - December
Total 5 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
9 %
2014
January - June
20 %
2014
July - December
11 %
Total 9 %
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
2014
July - December
Total
2013
January - June
2013
July - December
2014
January - June
3 %
2014
July - December
8 %
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
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
16 %
Total 3 %
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
22 %
Total 4 %
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
26 %
Total 5 %

Minor Efforts

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

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

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures