Humane Society of the United States, The

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Animal protection

Lobbying Interests:
Animal protection, wildlife, companion animals.

Title:
Manager-Lobbying, Reporting, & Accounting

Contact
LRJ
Linda R. Jones
1255 23rd St., NW, Suite 450
Washington, DC 20037
(410) 987-0252
(202) 778-6126
ljones@humanesociety.org
http://www.humanesociety.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Melissa Tedrowe Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/2/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Catherine McDermott Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/19/2014 Withdrawn On 7/21/2015
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/19/2014 Withdrawn On 7/21/2015
Jack O'Meara Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 9/28/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Debra L Leahy Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/2/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 141
Assembly Bill 141
Relating to: including orders pertaining to household pets in certain restraining orders and injunctions.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/15/2015
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 308
Assembly Bill 308
Relating to: providing an exemption from civil liability for forcibly entering a vehicle under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 103

For
Notification Date
8/18/2015
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 333
Assembly Bill 333
Relating to: the possession of certain wild animals and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2015
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 433
Assembly Bill 433
Relating to: interfering with hunting, fishing, and trapping and providing criminal penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/23/2015
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 487
Assembly Bill 487
Relating to: animals believed to have been involved in crimes against animals, when a stray or abandoned animal may be considered unclaimed, and a court order relating to an animal taken into or held in custody. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/10/2015
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 97
Senate Bill 97
Relating to: including orders pertaining to household pets in certain restraining orders and injunctions.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 253

For
Notification Date
4/15/2015
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 230
Senate Bill 230
Relating to: providing an exemption from civil liability for forcibly entering a vehicle under certain circumstances.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/16/2015
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 241
Senate Bill 241
Relating to: the possession of certain wild animals and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/2/2015
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 361
Senate Bill 361
Relating to: prohibiting the use of certain trapping devices in state parks.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/10/2015
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 362
Senate Bill 362
Relating to: prohibiting hunting in state parks. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/30/2015
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 450
Senate Bill 450
Relating to: animals believed to have been involved in crimes against animals, when a stray or abandoned animal may be considered unclaimed, and a court order relating to an animal taken into or held in custody. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 233

For
Notification Date
12/14/2015
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

University of Wisconsin System: Delete Current Law Related to the UW System
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
University of Wisconsin System: Delete Current Law Related to the UW System

Notification Date
4/15/2015
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

Chronic Wasting Disease.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chronic Wasting Disease.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/14/2016
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.

Chronic Wasting Disease
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chronic Wasting Disease

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/14/2016
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 2812 - a proposal prohibiting the keeping of certain wild animals and providing a penalty for doing so.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 2812 - a proposal prohibiting the keeping of certain wild animals and providing a penalty for doing so.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
8/6/2015
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.

Possession of dogs by certain felony offenders.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Possession of dogs by certain felony offenders.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/5/2015
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.

Recording or photographing at an animal agriculture facility without the consent of the owner.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Recording or photographing at an animal agriculture facility without the consent of the owner.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/4/2015
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.

The private possession of certain dangerous wild animals in Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The private possession of certain dangerous wild animals in Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/19/2015
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

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$25,674.97
2015
July - December
$30,435.11
2016
January - June
$12,473.05
2016
July - December
$202.80
Total $68,785.94
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
60.25
2015
July - December
47.75
2016
January - June
46.25
2016
July - December
0.90
Total 155.15
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
376.10
2015
July - December
275.75
2016
January - June
175.50
2016
July - December
8.75
Total 836.10

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the possession of certain wild animals and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
25 %
2016
January - June
90 %
2016
July - December
Total 28 %
Relating to: the possession of certain wild animals and providing a penalty. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
75 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 25 %

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

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
40 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 18 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
40 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
98 %
Total 19 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
2 %
Total < 1%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
15 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 7 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures