Whitetails of Wisconsin

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Association of Wisconsin Deer Farmers and Shooting Preserves.

Lobbying Interests:
All areas of administrative, tax, regulatory, and legislative policy which affect the ownership, management, or operation of a Wisconsin Deer Farm.

CEO Name:
Richard Vojtik

Contact
JW
Jeanne Welch
16 North Carroll Street, Suite 600
Madison, WI 53703
(608) 819-0150
jeanne@thewelchgroup.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 534
Assembly Bill 534
Relating to: chronic wasting disease testing and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/17/2019
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 535
Assembly Bill 535
Relating to: deer carcass disposal sites, chronic wasting disease education, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/17/2019
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 474
Senate Bill 474
Relating to: chronic wasting disease testing and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/17/2019
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 477
Senate Bill 477
Relating to: deer carcass disposal sites, chronic wasting disease education, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/17/2019
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

Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Dept of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection

Notification Date
3/7/2019
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.

General Fund Taxes: Sales and Excise Taxes
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Fund Taxes: Sales and Excise Taxes

Notification Date
3/30/2019
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 Parks
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife, and Parks

Notification Date
3/7/2019
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

Animal disease and movement; animal markets, dealers and truckers
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Animal disease and movement; animal markets, dealers and truckers

SS 021_17
Against
Notification Date
2/3/2019
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.

Animal diseases and movement
Agency Name
Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (ATCP)

Subject
Animal diseases and movement

SS 049_18
Against
Notification Date
2/3/2019
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
Concerned with fencing and movement regulations for captive cervids.
Deer carcass transportation, deer farm fencing and chronic wasting disease
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)

Subject
Deer carcass transportation, deer farm fencing and chronic wasting disease

SS 048_18
Against
Notification Date
2/3/2019
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
Concerned with fencing requirements for captive cervids.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Any proposal regarding captive wildlife.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposal regarding captive wildlife.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/12/2018
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.

Any proposal dealing with CWD.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Any proposal dealing with CWD.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/12/2018
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$6,000.00
2019
July - December
$6,000.00
2020
January - June
$6,000.00
2020
July - December
$6,000.00
Total $24,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
45.00
2019
July - December
15.00
2020
January - June
13.00
2020
July - December
2.00
Total 75.00
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
18.00
2019
July - December
7.50
2020
January - June
6.00
2020
July - December
3.00
Total 34.50

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: chronic wasting disease testing and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: deer carcass disposal sites, chronic wasting disease education, and making an appropriation. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 12 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 12 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 5 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 7 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
40 %
2020
January - June
40 %
2020
July - December
40 %
Total 23 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
40 %
2020
July - December
40 %
Total 17 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
20 %
Total 14 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures