Humane Society of the United States, The

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Animal protection

Lobbying Interests:
Humane treatment of all animals including wildlife, exotic (non-native) species, companion animals and farm animals.

Title:
Manager-Lobbying, Reporting, & Accounting

Contact
LRJ
Linda R. Jones
1255 23rd St., NW, Suite 450
Washington, DC 20037
(410) 987-0252
(202) 778-6126
ljones@humanesociety.org
http://www.humanesociety.org/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Melissa Tedrowe Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/3/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Jack O'Meara Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 12/20/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Megan Nicholson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/28/2019 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 29
Assembly Bill 29
Relating to: prohibiting contests for killing wild animals and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/13/2019
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 39
Assembly Bill 39
Relating to: a higher wild animal protection surcharge for the unlawful taking of deer. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/3/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 152
Assembly Bill 152
Relating to: sexual contact with an animal and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/18/2019
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 298
Assembly Bill 298
Relating to: sales of dogs and cats by pet stores and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/14/2019
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 520
Assembly Bill 520
Relating to: grievous bodily harm to or the death of an animal and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2019
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 760
Assembly Bill 760
Relating to: standards for care and shelter of animals and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2020
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 30
Senate Bill 30
Relating to: prohibiting contests for killing wild animals and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/9/2019
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 139
Senate Bill 139
Relating to: sexual contact with an animal and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 162

For
Notification Date
4/3/2019
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.
Senate Bill 469
Senate Bill 469
Relating to: grievous bodily harm to or the death of an animal and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/22/2019
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 675
Senate Bill 675
Relating to: standards for care and shelter of animals and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2020
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: Fish, Wildlife, and Parks
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife, and Parks

Notification Date
7/2/2019
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Management of Grey Wolves in Wisconsin
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Management of Grey Wolves in Wisconsin

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
12/2/2020
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.

Prohibition of direct contact with dangerous captive animals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Prohibition of direct contact with dangerous captive animals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
7/20/2020
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.

Sandhill Crane Hunting Season
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sandhill Crane Hunting Season

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
7/17/2020
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.

State of Wisconsin response to COVID-19 as it relates to animal welfare and protection
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
State of Wisconsin response to COVID-19 as it relates to animal welfare and protection

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
4/2/2020
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.

Relating to: the mutilation, disfigurement, or death of an animal and providing a penalty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to: the mutilation, disfigurement, or death of an animal and providing a penalty.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/28/2019
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.

Relating to the Sales of Dogs and Cats by Pet Stores and Providing a Penalty
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Relating to the Sales of Dogs and Cats by Pet Stores and Providing a Penalty

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/16/2019
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.

Sexual Abuse of Animals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sexual Abuse of Animals

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
3/13/2019
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.

Private possession of exotic animals
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Private possession of exotic animals

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2019
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.

Dogs who live on outdoors / on chains.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Dogs who live on outdoors / on chains.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2019
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.

Wildlife killing contests.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wildlife killing contests.

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/11/2019
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.

Depredation payments for bear hounders.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Depredation payments for bear hounders.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2019
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.

Sexual abuse of animals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sexual abuse of animals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/11/2019
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.

Wolf management.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Wolf management.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/3/2018
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.

Sexual abuse of animals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Sexual abuse of animals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/3/2018
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.

The possession of dangerous wild animals.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The possession of dangerous wild animals.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/3/2018
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2019
January - June
$10,578.39
2019
July - December
$14,770.36
2020
January - June
$13,750.95
2020
July - December
$13,307.26
Total $52,406.96
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
30.25
2019
July - December
27.00
2020
January - June
18.25
2020
July - December
8.75
Total 84.25
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
93.50
2019
July - December
144.00
2020
January - June
82.50
2020
July - December
74.25
Total 394.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: prohibiting contests for killing wild animals and providing a penalty. (FE)
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 3 %
Relating to: prohibiting contests for killing wild animals and providing a penalty. (FE)
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 3 %
Relating to: sexual contact with an animal and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
25 %
2020
July - December
Total 15 %
Relating to: sexual contact with an animal and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
15 %
2019
July - December
20 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 14 %
Relating to: sales of dogs and cats by pet stores and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: grievous bodily harm to or the death of an animal and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
Total 10 %
Relating to: grievous bodily harm to or the death of an animal and providing a penalty.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 9 %

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

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 3 %
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 4 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
10 %
2020
July - December
5 %
Total 3 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 2 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
75 %
Total 13 %

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
20 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
10 %
Total 14 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures