Dairy Business Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Dairy industry.

Lobbying Interests:
Agricultural legislation.

CEO Name:
Jerry Meissner
Director of Government Affairs

Contact
JH
John Holevoet
22 N. Carroll Street, Suite 101
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 358-3941
jholevoet@widba.com
http://www.widba.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Laurie Fischer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On 10/14/2016
William J McCoshen Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Angela James Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On N/A
Anna J Wildeman Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On 7/30/2015
John Paul Holevoet Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 21
Assembly Bill 21
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2015 legislature.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/13/2015
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 105
Assembly Bill 105
Relating to: groundwater management, approval of high capacity wells, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/5/2015
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.
Assembly Bill 113
Assembly Bill 113
Relating to: operating implements of husbandry and agricultural commercial motor vehicles on highways and transporting implements of husbandry by trailer on highways. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 15

For
Notification Date
4/5/2015
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.
Comments
This IoH trailer legislation addresses some of the most basic problems with the current law.
Assembly Bill 251
Assembly Bill 251
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2016
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 343
Assembly Bill 343
Relating to: issuance of motor vehicle operator's licenses and identification cards by the Department of Transportation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/24/2015
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 450
Assembly Bill 450
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit immigration status inquiries and reports to, and cooperation with, other units of government about the presence of illegal aliens, authorizing certain elective officeholders...

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 477
Assembly Bill 477
Relating to: approvals for high capacity wells, designation of sensitive resource areas, providing exemptions from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
12/21/2015
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 518
Assembly Bill 518
Relating to: lines transporting manure within highway rights-of-way and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/21/2015
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 539
Assembly Bill 539
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2015
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 582
Assembly Bill 582
Relating to: government actions affecting rights to real property; the regulation of shoreland zoning; the substitution of hearing examiners in contested cases; and the property tax treatment of unoccupied property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 391

For
Notification Date
2/19/2016
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 600
Assembly Bill 600
Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2016
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 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
1/18/2016
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 723
Assembly Bill 723
Relating to: regulating the production and use of photo identification cards by local units of government. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
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.
Assembly Bill 735
Assembly Bill 735
Relating to: the review of water quality standards and variances to water quality standards by the Department of Natural Resources and exempting certain actions of the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Administration from the requiremen...

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.
Assembly Bill 822
Assembly Bill 822
Relating to: income limits and award limits for contaminated well grants. (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.
Assembly Bill 874
Assembly Bill 874
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2016
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 21
Senate Bill 21
Relating to: state finances and appropriations, constituting the executive budget act of the 2015 legislature.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 55

None
Notification Date
2/13/2015
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 72
Senate Bill 72
Relating to: groundwater management, approval of high capacity wells, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/13/2015
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 83
Senate Bill 83
Relating to: operating implements of husbandry and agricultural commercial motor vehicles on highways and transporting implements of husbandry by trailer on highways. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/5/2015
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.
Comments
This IoH trailer legislation addresses some of the most basic problems with the current law.
Senate Bill 168
Senate Bill 168
Relating to: various changes regarding administrative rules and rule-making procedures; time limits for emergency rules; and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/26/2015
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 239
Senate Bill 239
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/26/2015
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 258
Senate Bill 258
Relating to: issuance of motor vehicle operator's licenses and identification cards by the Department of Transportation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/22/2015
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 291
Senate Bill 291
Relating to: approvals for high capacity wells, designation of sensitive resource areas, providing exemptions from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/26/2015
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 369
Senate Bill 369
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit immigration status inquiries and reports to, and cooperation with, other units of government about the presence of illegal aliens, authorizing certain elective officeholders...

Bill Text and History

Against
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 390
Senate Bill 390
Relating to: lines transporting manure within highway rights-of-way and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 231

None
Notification Date
12/21/2015
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 405
Senate Bill 405
Relating to: collateral source payments.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2015
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 459
Senate Bill 459
Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 387

For
Notification Date
2/19/2016
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 464
Senate Bill 464
Relating to: government actions affecting rights to real property; the regulation of shoreland zoning; the substitution of hearing examiners in contested cases; and the property tax treatment of unoccupied property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/19/2016
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 474
Senate Bill 474
Relating to: grants to support donation of farm and food products to food banks and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/21/2015
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 533
Senate Bill 533
Relating to: regulating the production and use of photo identification cards by local units of government. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 374

Against
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 567
Senate Bill 567
Relating to: the review of water quality standards and variances to water quality standards by the Department of Natural Resources and exempting certain actions of the Department of Natural Resources and the Department of Administration from the requiremen...

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 205

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
3/13/2015
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.

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/13/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/13/2015
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.

Transportation: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/13/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Runoff management and nonpoint source performance standards and concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) rule revisions to incorporate by reference those performance standards
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Runoff management and nonpoint source performance standards and concentrated animal feeding operation (CAFO) rule revisions to incorporate by reference those performance standards

SS 064_16
None
Notification Date
7/22/2016
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Potential Modifications to Animal Unit Calculations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Potential Modifications to Animal Unit Calculations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
10/5/2015
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.

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
7/30/2015
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.

Legislation that would change the way in which a drainage district could be taken over by a municipality and alters the rules for reinstatement or dissolution of drainage districts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation that would change the way in which a drainage district could be taken over by a municipality and alters the rules for reinstatement or dissolution of drainage districts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
6/24/2015
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.

LRB-1158 - a proposal that would limit foods that can be purchased under FoodShare.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1158 - a proposal that would limit foods that can be purchased under FoodShare.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

ATCP 51 - Livestock Facility Siting Law
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ATCP 51 - Livestock Facility Siting Law

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
4/5/2015
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.

LRB-1006 - A proposal to offer temporary licenses to noncitizens.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-1006 - A proposal to offer temporary licenses to noncitizens.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/20/2015
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.

Centralized Ag Lien Filing System - Commenting on proposals to create such a system and how such a system would best function.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Centralized Ag Lien Filing System - Commenting on proposals to create such a system and how such a system would best function.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/11/2015
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.

ATCP 65 - a proposed new rule that would combine and amend language currently found in ATCP 60 (Dairy Farms) & ATCP 80 (Dairy Plants)
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
ATCP 65 - a proposed new rule that would combine and amend language currently found in ATCP 60 (Dairy Farms) & ATCP 80 (Dairy Plants)

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/11/2015
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.

Emergency Revision of ATCP 100 - Revision would temporarily halt assessments for Ag Producer Security Fund unless fund drops below statutorily mandated minimums.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Emergency Revision of ATCP 100 - Revision would temporarily halt assessments for Ag Producer Security Fund unless fund drops below statutorily mandated minimums.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/11/2015
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.

LRB 15-1446 - Replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 15-1446 - Replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/11/2015
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.

Agricultural tourism promotion / civil liability
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Agricultural tourism promotion / civil liability

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

GMO Food labeling
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
GMO Food labeling

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

High Capacity Wells
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
High Capacity Wells

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Nutrient Reduction Strategies/Phosphorus Trading
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Nutrient Reduction Strategies/Phosphorus Trading

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Implements of husbandry
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implements of husbandry

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Tort Reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Tort Reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

NR 243 Animal Feeding operations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
NR 243 Animal Feeding operations

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Local road funding and agriculture's use of local roads
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Local road funding and agriculture's use of local roads

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Air permits for dairy farms.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Air permits for dairy farms.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Foreign ownership of land in state budget or separate legislation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Foreign ownership of land in state budget or separate legislation.

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.

Animal Welfare
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Animal Welfare

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Stray Voltage
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Stray Voltage

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Purchase power agreements for on farm digesters.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Purchase power agreements for on farm digesters.

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.

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
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.

Oppose the sale of raw milk
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Oppose the sale of raw milk

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Possible increase in fees for permits issued under NR 243.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Possible increase in fees for permits issued under NR 243.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/7/2015
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.

Implements of husbandry
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Implements of husbandry

Action Intended To Affect
legislative matter

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.

High capacity wells
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
High capacity wells

Action Intended To Affect
legislative matter and/or administrative 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.

Transportation and application of manure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Transportation and application of manure

Action Intended To Affect
legislative matter or administrative 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.

Proposed Amendment of ATCP 55 relating to drug residues in meat
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Proposed Amendment of ATCP 55 relating to drug residues in meat

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.

Chapter 90 - Wisconsin Fence Law - Provided feedback regarding the possibility of amending Chapter 90's rules on sharing the expense of maintain a fence.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Chapter 90 - Wisconsin Fence Law - Provided feedback regarding the possibility of amending Chapter 90's rules on sharing the expense of maintain a fence.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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
$72,616.59
2015
July - December
$106,428.00
2016
January - June
$113,681.40
2016
July - December
$39,976.11
Total $332,702.10
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
69.45
2015
July - December
90.25
2016
January - June
81.40
2016
July - December
16.80
Total 257.90
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
545.25
2015
July - December
367.75
2016
January - June
360.60
2016
July - December
226.50
Total 1500.10

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: operating implements of husbandry and agricultural commercial motor vehicles on highways and transporting implements of husbandry by trailer on highways. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: operating implements of husbandry and agricultural commercial motor vehicles on highways and transporting implements of husbandry by trailer on highways. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: issuance of motor vehicle operator's licenses and identification cards by the Department of Transportation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: lines transporting manure within highway rights-of-way and providing a penalty. (FE)
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 %
Relating to: approvals for high capacity wells, designation of sensitive resource areas, providing exemptions from emergency rule procedures, and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
30 %
2016
January - June
5 %
2016
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
8 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: replacement, reconstruction, and transfer of an approved high capacity well. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
12 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: prohibiting local ordinances, resolutions, and policies that prohibit immigration status inquiries and reports to, and cooperation with, other units of government about the presence of illegal aliens, authorizing certain elective officeholders to commence an enforcement action, and providing a reduction in shared revenue payments. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
14 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: regulating the production and use of photo identification cards by local units of government. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
14 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

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
35 %
Total 5 %

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
3 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
15 %
Total 6 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
11 %
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 6 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
57 %
2015
July - December
30 %
2016
January - June
22 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 35 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
5 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
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 %
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
5 %
Total < 1%
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
7 %
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
15 %
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
18 %
Total 17 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures