Wisconsin Veterinary Medical Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Veterinary medicine.

Lobbying Interests:
animal health and welfare raw milk the practice of veterinary medicine

CEO Name:
Kim Brown Pokorny
Executive Director

Contact
KBP
Kim Brown Pokorny
4610 S. Biltmore Lane Suite 107
Madison, WI 53718
(608) 257-3665
(608) 257-8989
kpokorny@wvma.org
http://www.wvma.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Ronald W Kuehn Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Jordan Lamb Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Kimberly Brown Pokorny Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 3/4/2015 Withdrawn On N/A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
4/14/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 163
Assembly Bill 163
Relating to: elimination of the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Department of Financial Institutions; elimination of the Educational Approval Board; creation of the Department of Financial Institutions and Professional Standards; tra...

Bill Text and History

None
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 697
Assembly Bill 697
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk and unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/14/2016
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.
Assembly Bill 769
Assembly Bill 769
Relating to: powers and duties of the Veterinary Examining Board and Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 179

For
Notification Date
1/26/2016
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.
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
4/14/2015
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.
Senate Bill 119
Senate Bill 119
Relating to: elimination of the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Department of Financial Institutions; elimination of the Educational Approval Board; creation of the Department of Financial Institutions and Professional Standards; tra...

Bill Text and History

None
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 681
Senate Bill 681
Relating to: powers and duties of the Veterinary Examining Board and Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/2/2016
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.
Senate Bill 721
Senate Bill 721
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk and unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/15/2016
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

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

Notification Date
4/14/2015
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.

Comments
Move VEB to DATCP

Safety and Professional Services: Program Transfers
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Safety and Professional Services: Program Transfers

Notification Date
4/14/2015
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.

Comments
Move VEB to DATCP

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017-19 State Budget Bill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
2017-19 State Budget Bill

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
10/25/2016
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.

Personal Property Tax Exemptions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Personal Property Tax Exemptions

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/13/2016
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.

Development of legislation related to veterinarian wellness programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of legislation related to veterinarian wellness programs

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
6/29/2016
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.

Legislation related to the authority afforded to the Veterinary Examining Board related to licensure and enforcement of license violations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation related to the authority afforded to the Veterinary Examining Board related to licensure and enforcement of license violations.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/21/2016
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.

Budget topic: Veterinary Examining Board
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget topic: Veterinary Examining Board

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/23/2014
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.

Veterinary Examining Board Clearing House Rule 13-031
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Veterinary Examining Board Clearing House Rule 13-031

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/23/2014
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.

Veterinary Examining Board Clearing House Rule 13-032
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Veterinary Examining Board Clearing House Rule 13-032

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
12/23/2014
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.

Development of legislation related to the sale of raw milk in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development of legislation related to the sale of raw milk in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/23/2014
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$12,303.19
2015
July - December
$7,898.04
2016
January - June
$5,235.72
2016
July - December
$3,739.98
Total $29,176.92
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
22.80
2015
July - December
12.85
2016
January - June
9.30
2016
July - December
2.70
Total 47.65
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
33.85
2015
July - December
25.60
2016
January - June
15.85
2016
July - December
13.80
Total 89.10

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: including orders pertaining to household pets in certain restraining orders and injunctions.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: elimination of the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Department of Financial Institutions; elimination of the Educational Approval Board; creation of the Department of Financial Institutions and Professional Standards; transfer of the Veterinary Examining Board to the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and making appropriations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: including orders pertaining to household pets in certain restraining orders and injunctions.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: elimination of the Department of Safety and Professional Services and the Department of Financial Institutions; elimination of the Educational Approval Board; creation of the Department of Financial Institutions and Professional Standards; transfer of the Veterinary Examining Board to the Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; and making appropriations. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk and unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: the sale of unpasteurized milk and unpasteurized milk products and an exemption from requirements for certain dairy farms. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: powers and duties of the Veterinary Examining Board and Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: powers and duties of the Veterinary Examining Board and Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
25 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
30 %
2015
July - December
50 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 26 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
30 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 12 %

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
20 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 8 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
50 %
Total 10 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
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
50 %
Total 6 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures