Wisconsin Game Preserve Association

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
WGPA is a business association comprised of game bird breeders, sport shooting facilities, owners, managers and specialty vendors who provide services and products used by the industry as part of Wisconsin's sport and hunting heritage.

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
130 Lakewood Blvd.
Madison, Wi 53704
(608) 249-8118
gary.goyke@gmail.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gary R Goyke Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/23/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Scott Goetzka Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/25/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 123
Assembly Bill 123
Relating to: the information technology block grant program, the broadband expansion grant program, waiving certain fees and appraisals, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/24/2017
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 461
Assembly Bill 461
Relating to: hunting approvals issued to certain terminally ill individuals. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 182

For
Notification Date
8/27/2017
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 464
Assembly Bill 464
Relating to: the maximum height of pole traps.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 169

For
Notification Date
8/8/2017
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 820
Assembly Bill 820
Relating to: the standard of proof required to effect a temporary or permanent closure of a sport shooting range based on an unsafe condition.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 179

For
Notification Date
1/10/2018
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.
Comments
The WGPA supports AB 820. The bill is the result of some constitutient based concerns and merits attention and solution. The Association was not involved in the drafting but supports the final product of those local discussions.
Senate Bill 49
Senate Bill 49
Relating to: the information technology block grant program, the broadband expansion grant program, waiving certain fees and appraisals, and making appropriations. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/23/2017
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 are releasing a 2017 economic impact survey on March 28th. Access to broadband emerged as a critical need for our bird breeding and sport operations statewide.
Senate Bill 376
Senate Bill 376
Relating to: the maximum height of pole traps.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/9/2017
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 691
Senate Bill 691
Relating to: the standard of proof required to effect a temporary or permanent closure of a sport shooting range based on an unsafe condition.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/3/2018
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

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

Notification Date
8/10/2017
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
WGPA supports efforts to broaden and clarify current statutory definitions of who qualifies for mitigation/support from the DNR Wildlife Damage Program.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

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
1/23/2017
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.

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
1/23/2017
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.

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
1/23/2017
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.

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
1/23/2017
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.

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
1/23/2017
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
$2,350.00
2017
July - December
$2,730.00
2018
January - June
$2,800.00
2018
July - December
$2,350.00
Total $10,230.00
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
36.00
2017
July - December
27.00
2018
January - June
32.00
2018
July - December
17.00
Total 112.00
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
54.00
2017
July - December
52.00
2018
January - June
46.00
2018
July - December
28.00
Total 180.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the information technology block grant program, the broadband expansion grant program, waiving certain fees and appraisals, and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the information technology block grant program, the broadband expansion grant program, waiving certain fees and appraisals, and making appropriations. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 2 %
Relating to: the standard of proof required to effect a temporary or permanent closure of a sport shooting range based on an unsafe condition.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
5 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: the maximum height of pole traps.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 6 %
Relating to: the maximum height of pole traps.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
70 %
2018
January - June
45 %
2018
July - December
5 %
Total 32 %
Relating to: the standard of proof required to effect a temporary or permanent closure of a sport shooting range based on an unsafe condition.
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
5 %
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

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
20 %
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
10 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 9 %
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
10 %
Total 7 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 8 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
15 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 8 %
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
30 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 12 %

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
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
10 %
Total 3 %

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
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures