Wal-Mart

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Retail sales, real estate, and business issues.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting the retail industry

CEO Name:
C. Douglas McMillon
Senior Vice President

Contact
GD
Gerard Dehrmann
708 SW 8th Street
Bentonville, AR 72716
(479) 204-8618
(479) 204-9812
gerard.dehrmann@walmart.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Lisa B Nelson Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Randall J Pirlot Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 306
Assembly Bill 306
Relating to: tracking the sale of pseudoephedrine products.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 98

For
Notification Date
5/18/2017
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 359
Assembly Bill 359
Relating to: regulating the sale of prescription drugs and other merchandise below cost. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/9/2017
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 386
Assembly Bill 386
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/20/2017
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 387
Assembly Bill 387
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/20/2017
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 680
Assembly Bill 680
Relating to: pharmacists and pharmacy students administering vaccines.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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 944
Assembly Bill 944
Relating to: a sales and use tax rebate for certain dependent children, a sales tax holiday in August 2018, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
3/20/2018
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 237
Senate Bill 237
Relating to: tracking the sale of pseudoephedrine products.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/18/2017
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 263
Senate Bill 263
Relating to: regulating the sale of prescription drugs and other merchandise below cost. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/9/2017
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: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/6/2017
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 292
Senate Bill 292
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/6/2017
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 576
Senate Bill 576
Relating to: pharmacists and pharmacy students administering vaccines.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2018
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

Revenue: Tax Administration
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Tax Administration

Notification Date
5/18/2017
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
5/18/2017
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.

Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Shared Revenue and Tax Relief: Local Revenue Options

Notification Date
5/18/2017
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
6/20/2017
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

Sales tax holidays
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sales tax holidays

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2017
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.

Matters relating to tax code changes including corporate tax laws, personal property tax laws, or changes to state law on tax assessments
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to tax code changes including corporate tax laws, personal property tax laws, or changes to state law on tax assessments

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2017
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 relating to retail sales including grocery and pharmacy sales
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation relating to retail sales including grocery and pharmacy sales

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2017
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.

Matters relating to Wisconsin's workers compensation laws
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters relating to Wisconsin's workers compensation laws

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2017
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.

Changes to the Unfair Sales Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to the Unfair Sales Act

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/6/2017
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

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$44,452.61
2017
July - December
$49,319.98
2018
January - June
$46,478.07
2018
July - December
$33,178.28
Total $173,428.94
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
92.60
2017
July - December
46.00
2018
January - June
25.50
2018
July - December
5.75
Total 169.85
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
332.75
2017
July - December
218.75
2018
January - June
162.75
2018
July - December
92.75
Total 807.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
27 %
Total 11 %
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: regulating the sale of prescription drugs and other merchandise below cost. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
25 %
2017
July - December
15 %
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
12 %
Total 19 %
Relating to: regulating the sale of prescription drugs and other merchandise below cost. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
25 %
2017
July - December
25 %
2018
January - June
25 %
2018
July - December
12 %
Total 24 %
Relating to: property tax assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
20 %
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
27 %
Total 11 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
10 %
2017
July - December
25 %
2018
January - June
30 %
2018
July - December
7 %
Total 18 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
15 %
Total 2 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures