Whitetails of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Association of Wisconsin Deer Farmers and Shooting Preserves.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas of administrative, tax, regulatory, and legislative policy which affect the ownership, management, or operation of a Wisconsin Deer Farm.

CEO Name:
Shannon Thiex

Contact
JW
Jeanne Welch
16 North Carroll Street, Suite 600
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 819-0150
jeanne@thewelchgroup.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Robert Welch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/28/2014 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 14
Assembly Bill 14
Relating to: the regulation of raffles. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 6

For
Notification Date
1/29/2015
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 247
Assembly Bill 247
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/3/2015
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 411
Assembly Bill 411
Relating to: eliminating age requirements for participating in the hunting mentorship program and hunting devices authorized to be used under the hunting mentorship program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/16/2015
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

For
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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 8
Senate Bill 8
Relating to: the regulation of raffles. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/29/2015
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 159
Senate Bill 159
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/18/2015
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.
Senate Bill 301
Senate Bill 301
Relating to: eliminating age requirements for participating in the hunting mentorship program and hunting devices authorized to be used under the hunting mentorship program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/12/2015
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 338
Senate Bill 338
Relating to: interfering with hunting, fishing, and trapping and providing criminal penalties.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 346

For
Notification Date
12/8/2015
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

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

Notification Date
5/11/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
5/11/2015
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.

Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife, and Recreation
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife, and Recreation

Notification Date
5/11/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
5/11/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Revises Chapters ATCP 10 and 12, relating to animal disease and movement; animal markets, dealers, and truckers. SS 111-14
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Revises Chapters ATCP 10 and 12, relating to animal disease and movement; animal markets, dealers, and truckers. SS 111-14

Register Number: 706 (11/1/2014)
For
Notification Date
2/17/2015
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.

Captive deer farm fence regulations
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Captive deer farm fence regulations

SS 101_15
For
Notification Date
1/13/2016
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Any proposals dealing with sales tax on farm-raised deer.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposals dealing with sales tax on farm-raised deer.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/16/2015
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.

Budget Bill Subject: Revenue
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Bill Subject: Revenue

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
2/16/2015
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.

Support the reappointment of Cathy Stepp as Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support the reappointment of Cathy Stepp as Secretary of the Department of Natural Resources.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/3/2015
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.

Any proposal regarding captive wildlife.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposal regarding captive wildlife.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2014
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.

Any proposal dealing with CWD.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposal dealing with CWD.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2014
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 Subject: DATCP
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Bill Subject: DATCP

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2014
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 Subject: Natural Resources
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Budget Bill Subject: Natural Resources

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/28/2014
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
$6,000.00
2015
July - December
$4,000.00
2016
January - June
$6,000.00
2016
July - December
$6,000.00
Total $22,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
28.00
2015
July - December
17.00
2016
January - June
29.00
2016
July - December
13.00
Total 87.00
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
14.00
2015
July - December
7.00
2016
January - June
19.00
2016
July - December
2.00
Total 42.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: interfering with hunting, fishing, and trapping and providing criminal penalties.
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 2 %
Relating to: interfering with hunting, fishing, and trapping and providing criminal penalties.
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 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
70 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 22 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
20 %
Total 8 %

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
10 %
2015
July - December
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
10 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 6 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
30 %
2016
January - June
60 %
2016
July - December
60 %
Total 35 %

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
10 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
20 %
2016
July - December
20 %
Total 17 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures