Earth Island Institute/Hempstead Project HEART

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Earth Island Institute/Hempstead Project HEART are a non-profit organization that serves the public and we are sustained by the public.

Lobbying Interests:
We are planning to lobby and advocate for the legalization of Industrial Hemp as a way to create economic development for the agriculture industry in Wisconsin. We plan to work with lawmakers and influence the passage of hemp legislation.

Title:
Campaign Manager

Contact
MG
Marcus Grignon
401 South Fisk Street
Green Bay, WI 54303
(920) 562-9518
GrignoM@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Marcus Grignon Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/23/2016 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 147
Assembly Bill 147
Relating to: industrial hemp, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
8/1/2017
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 183
Assembly Bill 183
Relating to: growing and processing industrial hemp, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/1/2017
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.
Comments
We support the amendment to AB183.
Assembly Bill 284
Assembly Bill 284
Relating to: creating a program for reimbursing the higher education debt of small farm operators, creating an individual income tax deduction for certain amounts received from such a program, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and pr...

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/31/2018
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 119
Senate Bill 119
Relating to: growing and processing industrial hemp, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 100

For
Notification Date
8/1/2017
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

The Emergency Rules being drafted by DATCP for the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program from ACT100.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The Emergency Rules being drafted by DATCP for the Industrial Hemp Pilot Program from ACT100.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/31/2018
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.

Supporting Documentation
20180131_HPH DATCP Priorities .docx


The legalization of Industrial Hemp for research purposes. This includes authorization for the Department of Agriculture to issue license to cultivate Industrial Hemp and allowing institutions of higher education to conduct research.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The legalization of Industrial Hemp for research purposes. This includes authorization for the Department of Agriculture to issue license to cultivate Industrial Hemp and allowing institutions of higher education to conduct research.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/17/2017
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.

Supporting Documentation
20170117_Wisconsin Hemp Industry one pager for lawmakers.docx


Total Lobbying Effort

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$5,039.75
2017
July - December
$10,726.24
2018
January - June
$3,169.68
2018
July - December
$0.00
Total $18,935.67
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
34.25
2017
July - December
13.10
2018
January - June
1.50
2018
July - December
0.00
Total 48.85
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
45.50
2017
July - December
244.15
2018
January - June
59.00
2018
July - December
0.00
Total 348.65

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: growing and processing industrial hemp, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
35 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 24 %
Relating to: growing and processing industrial hemp, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
35 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 26 %
Relating to: industrial hemp, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
50 %
2017
July - December
30 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 29 %
Relating to: creating a program for reimbursing the higher education debt of small farm operators, creating an individual income tax deduction for certain amounts received from such a program, granting rule-making authority, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

No budget bill subjects found.

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
30 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 6 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
90 %
2018
July - December
Total 14 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

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
2018
July - December
100 %
Total < 1%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures