Walmart Inc.

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

Contact
NI
Nicholas Infante
702 SW 8th Street
Bentonville, AR 72716
(517) 488-4896
nicholas.infante@walmart.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 2
Assembly Bill 2
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 50
Assembly Bill 50
Relating to: felony theft of property and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 127
Assembly Bill 127
Relating to: the face-to-face requirement for retail sales of alcohol beverages and remote orders for the sale of alcohol beverages to be delivered or picked up on retail licensed premises. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 176
Assembly Bill 176
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/12/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 258
Assembly Bill 258
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 928
Assembly Bill 928
Relating to: theft crimes and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/18/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 2
Senate Bill 2
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 25
Senate Bill 25
Relating to: felony theft of property and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/21/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 130
Senate Bill 130
Relating to: the face-to-face requirement for retail sales of alcohol beverages and remote orders for the sale of alcohol beverages to be delivered or picked up on retail licensed premises. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/28/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 211
Senate Bill 211
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/12/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 226
Senate Bill 226
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 701
Senate Bill 701
Relating to: theft crimes and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/18/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 888
Senate Bill 888
Relating to: eliminating minimum markup requirements and the prohibition on sales below cost. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/25/2024
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Walmart has historically supported repealing the minimum markup on gasoline as well as exempting general merchandise and prescription drugs from the Unfair Sales Act

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Test and Treat, Pep, Prep
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Test and Treat, Pep, Prep

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
5/4/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
Creation of legislation giving pharmacists prescribing authority in certain limited instances

Matters related to retail theft prevention
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to retail theft prevention

Notification Date
1/31/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Alcohol sales including bills relating to delivery, or the three-tier system
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Alcohol sales including bills relating to delivery, or the three-tier system

Notification Date
1/31/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Electric Vehicle Infrastructure
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Notification Date
1/31/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

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

Notification Date
1/31/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Matters related to telehealth, scope of practice laws and pharmacy regulation
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Matters related to telehealth, scope of practice laws and pharmacy regulation

Notification Date
1/31/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Changes to the Unfair Sales Act
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Changes to the Unfair Sales Act

Notification Date
1/31/2023
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$44,349.63
2023
July - December
$34,710.07
Total $79,059.70
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
37.25
2023
July - December
17.50
Total 54.75
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
130.00
2023
July - December
84.00
Total 214.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
4%
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: felony theft of property and providing a penalty.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
6%
2023
July - December
4%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
Relating to: eliminating the personal property tax. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
7%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%
Relating to: permitting pharmacists to prescribe certain contraceptives, extending the time limit for emergency rule procedures, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: felony theft of property and providing a penalty.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
4%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: the face-to-face requirement for retail sales of alcohol beverages and remote orders for the sale of alcohol beverages to be delivered or picked up on retail licensed premises. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
4%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: authorizing community solar programs and granting rule-making authority. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
4%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: theft crimes and providing a penalty.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
4%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
Relating to: the face-to-face requirement for retail sales of alcohol beverages and remote orders for the sale of alcohol beverages to be delivered or picked up on retail licensed premises. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
7%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%

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

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
7%
2023
July - December
5%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
9%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 6%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
10%
2023
July - December
10%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 10%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
14%
2023
July - December
9%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
18%
2023
July - December
11%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 15%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
9%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
6%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 4%

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
15%
2023
July - December
19%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 17%

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures