Wisconsin Game Preserve Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WGPA is a business association comprised of game bird breeders, sport shooting facilities and vendors who provide services and products used by the industry.

Lobbying Interests:
The Wisconsin Game Preserve Association will be active in all legislative and administrative areas of our state government that affect the ownership, operation or management of our businesses . We continue to work closely with the DATCP in the areas of animal health disease and rural economic development. We honor the sporting heritage of our state and add to to the alternative agricultural economy.

CEO Name:
Tim Zindl
Legislative Director

Contact
GRG
Gary R. Goyke
754 Williamson Street
Madison, Wi 53703
(608) 237-8121
(608) 255-3301
gary.goyke@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gary R Goyke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 4/2/2015 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 579
Assembly Bill 579
Relating to: the sale, purchase, or possession of wild game bird feathers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/1/2016
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 631
Assembly Bill 631
Relating to: the maximum height of pole traps.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/2/2016
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.
Comments
Even though AB 631 was held back for possible amendment, the Association will support it's major concepts at a advocacy day on April 4th and carry the related issues into conversations in the months ahead.
Senate Bill 241
Senate Bill 241
Relating to: the possession of certain wild animals and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/27/2015
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
The legislative leadership of the organization will consult with our members and national partners and determine a final position statement. Research for the present.
Senate Bill 435
Senate Bill 435
Relating to: the sale, purchase, or possession of wild game bird feathers.

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 248

For
Notification Date
1/1/2016
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
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: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

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.

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

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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Work on new legislation relating to a transfer of regulatory matters regarding Quail from DNR to DATCP.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Work on new legislation relating to a transfer of regulatory matters regarding Quail from DNR to DATCP.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/2/2016
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.

Begin dialogue with DATCP regarding future efforts to combat Avian Influenza. Support Department's efforts to eradicate and control outbreaks.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Begin dialogue with DATCP regarding future efforts to combat Avian Influenza. Support Department's efforts to eradicate and control outbreaks.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/2/2016
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.

Plan and promote youth and family sporting heritage opportunities throughout Wisconsin. Work with DNR and other organizations.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Plan and promote youth and family sporting heritage opportunities throughout Wisconsin. Work with DNR and other organizations.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/2/2016
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.

Commence dialouge with DNR on Pittman Robertson funding, wildlife management development relating to the Wisconsin Pheasant industry.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Commence dialouge with DNR on Pittman Robertson funding, wildlife management development relating to the Wisconsin Pheasant industry.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/2/2016
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.

The Association will present an economic impact report on the industry's value to the overall Wisconsin economy. The report also documents opinions of survey respondents on issues affecting local agriculture and issues of debate in the Legislature.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Association will present an economic impact report on the industry's value to the overall Wisconsin economy. The report also documents opinions of survey respondents on issues affecting local agriculture and issues of debate in the Legislature.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/2/2016
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$2,150.00
2015
July - December
$1,850.00
2016
January - June
$2,400.00
2016
July - December
$4,700.00
Total $11,100.00
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
12.00
2015
July - December
20.00
2016
January - June
17.00
2016
July - December
21.00
Total 70.00
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
15.00
2015
July - December
31.00
2016
January - June
29.00
2016
July - December
34.00
Total 109.00

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
5 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the sale, purchase, or possession of wild game bird feathers.
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 %
Relating to: the sale, purchase, or possession of wild game bird feathers.
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 %
Relating to: the maximum height of pole traps.
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
20 %
Total 11 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
10 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 13 %
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
10 %
Total 8 %
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 2 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
60 %
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
20 %
Total 23 %

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
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
2016
July - December
10 %
Total 6 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
10 %
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
10 %
2016
July - December
20 %
Total 9 %
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
10 %
Total 3 %

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
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 2 %

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
2015
July - December
25 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 7 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures