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
702 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Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Andrew Engel Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/26/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Randall J Pirlot Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/26/2018 Withdrawn On N/A
Lisa B Nelson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/26/2018 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 156
Assembly Bill 156
Relating to: regulating the sale of prescription drugs below cost. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/27/2019
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 251
Assembly Bill 251
Relating to: requiring marketplace providers to collect and remit sales tax from third parties and reducing individual income tax rates based on the collection of sales and use tax from out-of-state retailers and marketplace providers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 10

For
Notification Date
6/7/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 251
Assembly Bill 251
Relating to: requiring marketplace providers to collect and remit sales tax from third parties and reducing individual income tax rates based on the collection of sales and use tax from out-of-state retailers and marketplace providers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2019 Wisconsin Act 10

For
Notification Date
6/7/2019
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.
Assembly Bill 422
Assembly Bill 422
Relating to: raising the legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and nicotine and tobacco products, providing a legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of vapor products, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 870
Assembly Bill 870
Relating to: consumer access to personal data processed by a controller and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/11/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 871
Assembly Bill 871
Relating to: deletion of consumer personal data by controllers and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/11/2020
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.
Assembly Bill 872
Assembly Bill 872
Relating to: restricting controllers from using consumer personal data and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
2/11/2020
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 22
Senate Bill 22
Relating to: regulating the sale of prescription drugs below cost. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/27/2019
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 95
Senate Bill 95
Relating to: cost-sharing assistance for property tax assessments.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/29/2020
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 96
Senate Bill 96
Relating to: actions for excessive property tax assessments.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
1/29/2020
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 97
Senate Bill 97
Relating to: the submission of information for commercial property tax assessments.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/29/2020
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 130
Senate Bill 130
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property and assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
3/29/2019
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 243
Senate Bill 243
Relating to: requiring marketplace providers to collect and remit sales tax from third parties and reducing individual income tax rates based on the collection of sales and use tax from out-of-state retailers and marketplace providers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/29/2019
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 364
Senate Bill 364
Relating to: raising the legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and nicotine and tobacco products, providing a legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of vapor products, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/28/2020
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

Revenue: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Revenue: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/29/2019
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.

Transportation: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Departmentwide

Notification Date
3/29/2019
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

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
12/21/2018
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.

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
12/21/2018
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.

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
12/21/2018
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.

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
12/21/2018
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.

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
12/21/2018
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
$36,846.50
2019
July - December
$35,654.72
2020
January - June
$33,813.11
2020
July - December
$31,671.44
Total $137,985.77
Total Hours Communicating 2019
January - June
48.50
2019
July - December
42.50
2020
January - June
14.50
2020
July - December
6.75
Total 112.25
Total Hours Other 2019
January - June
194.50
2019
July - December
118.75
2020
January - June
99.35
2020
July - December
72.75
Total 485.35

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: requiring marketplace providers to collect and remit sales tax from third parties and reducing individual income tax rates based on the collection of sales and use tax from out-of-state retailers and marketplace providers. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: regulating the sale of prescription drugs below cost. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: requiring marketplace providers to collect and remit sales tax from third parties and reducing individual income tax rates based on the collection of sales and use tax from out-of-state retailers and marketplace providers. (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 4 %
Relating to: regulating the sale of prescription drugs below cost. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
10 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: property tax assessments regarding leased property and assessments based on comparable sales and market segments. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
20 %
2019
July - December
30 %
2020
January - June
20 %
2020
July - December
Total 20 %
Relating to: raising the legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of cigarettes and nicotine and tobacco products, providing a legal age for sale, purchase, and possession of vapor products, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
7 %
2020
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: actions for excessive property tax assessments.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the submission of information for commercial property tax assessments.
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
15 %
2020
July - December
Total 3 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2 %
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 4 %

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
5 %
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
34 %
Total 7 %
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
10 %
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
4 %
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
3 %
Total 7 %

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
5 %
2019
July - December
15 %
2020
January - June
8 %
2020
July - December
15 %
Total 10 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
2019
January - June
5 %
2019
July - December
5 %
2020
January - June
5 %
2020
July - December
44 %
Total 10 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures