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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Brad Legreid Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/5/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 637
Assembly Bill 637
Relating to: control of nonpoint source water pollution in certain areas with carbonate bedrock and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2016
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 645
Assembly Bill 645
Relating to: dairy plant and food processing plant licensing requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/11/2016
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 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

None
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.
Senate Bill 512
Senate Bill 512
Relating to: dairy plant and food processing plant licensing requirements and granting rule-making authority.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 242

None
Notification Date
1/11/2016
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

None
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.
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
3/2/2015
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.

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

Notification Date
3/2/2015
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.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

Dairy plants, and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)
Subject
Dairy plants, and affecting small business.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 694 (11/1/2013)
None
Notification Date
2/18/2015
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.

Comments
Interact with DATCP as they combine ATCP 60 and 80 into ATCP 65.
Dairy processor grants.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)
Subject
Dairy processor grants.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 695 (11/15/2013)
For
Notification Date
2/18/2015
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.

Milk haulers and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)
Subject
Milk haulers and affecting small business.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 690 (7/1/2013)
None
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.

Partial collection of milk from bulk tanks on dairy farms and affecting small business.
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)
Subject
Partial collection of milk from bulk tanks on dairy farms and affecting small business.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 690 (7/1/2013)
None
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.

Revises Chapters ATCP 70 and 71, relating to food warehouses. SS 099-14
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)
Subject
Revises Chapters ATCP 70 and 71, relating to food warehouses. SS 099-14
Scope Statement
Register Number: 706 (10/15/2014)
None
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

DOT is considering a new permit for the transport of fluid milk products. They have indicated that they may include this in the next biennial budget.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DOT is considering a new permit for the transport of fluid milk products. They have indicated that they may include this in the next biennial budget.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
7/15/2016
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.

Monitor DATCP proposal to change fee structure for pasteurizer systems testing.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor DATCP proposal to change fee structure for pasteurizer systems testing.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/23/2016
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.

Actively monitor any possible legislation pertaining to raw milk.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Actively monitor any possible legislation pertaining to raw milk.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

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.

Monitor proposed changes to the DNR's phosphorous regulations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Monitor proposed changes to the DNR's phosphorous regulations.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
6/1/2015
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.

Raw Milk
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Raw Milk

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

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.

Interact with DATCP on manufacturing practices involving whey.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Interact with DATCP on manufacturing practices involving whey.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/18/2015
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.

Interact with DATCP as they propose possible new rules pertaining to dairy plant sampling.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Interact with DATCP as they propose possible new rules pertaining to dairy plant sampling.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/18/2015
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.

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
2/5/2015
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.

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
2/5/2015
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.

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
2/5/2015
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.

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
2/5/2015
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.

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
2/5/2015
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$5,317.72
2015
July - December
$5,327.06
2016
January - June
$6,254.18
2016
July - December
$4,150.35
Total $21,049.31
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
5.75
2015
July - December
5.50
2016
January - June
7.00
2016
July - December
2.50
Total 20.75
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
50.50
2015
July - December
50.50
2016
January - June
56.75
2016
July - December
40.00
Total 197.75

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: control of nonpoint source water pollution in certain areas with carbonate bedrock 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
2016
January - June
1 %
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
7 %
2016
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: dairy plant and food processing plant licensing requirements and granting rule-making authority.
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
11 %
2016
July - December
Total 3 %
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
15 %
2016
July - December
Total 5 %
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 requirement to promulgate rules relating to the statewide water quality variance for phosphorus. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
18 %
2016
July - December
Total 5 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
29 %
2015
July - December
2 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
19 %
Total 11 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
24 %
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
16 %
2016
July - December
Total 15 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total < 1%
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
7 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
4 %
Total 3 %

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
5 %
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
5 %
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
7 %
2015
July - December
7 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
11 %
2015
July - December
3 %
2016
January - June
19 %
2016
July - December
39 %
Total 17 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
19 %
2015
July - December
16 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 9 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
18 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
18 %
Total 11 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
29 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
1 %
Total 8 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
3 %
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
19 %
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures