Wisconsin Trout Unlimited, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Trout Unlimited works from coast to coast to protect, reconnect, restore and sustain trout and salmon habitat on behalf of today's anglers and coming generations of sportsmen and women who value the connection between healthy, intact habitat and angling opportunity.

Lobbying Interests:
fisheries, habitat, wetlands, watersheds, license & stamp fees

Title:
National TU Trustee

Contact
HK
Henry Koltz
2600 North Mayfair Rd., Suite 1000
Milwaukee, WI 53226
(608) 210-3305
brandon@capgroupwi.com
http://www.tu.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Brandon Scholz Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 12/29/2020 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 85
Assembly Bill 85
Relating to: a general permit for hydrologic restoration projects and creating a hydrologic restoration and management advisory council.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/12/2021
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 248
Assembly Bill 248
Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/26/2021
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 505
Assembly Bill 505
Relating to: aquatic plant management plans and permit exemptions.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/10/2022
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 673
Assembly Bill 673
Relating to: stocking brook trout in Lake Michigan.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/10/2022
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 693
Assembly Bill 693
Relating to: amounts obligated under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program for water infrastructure projects in the state park system. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/1/2022
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 852
Assembly Bill 852
Relating to: the sale, transfer, or conversion of property acquired with certain grants under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/1/2022
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
Willing to look at an amendment that would improve the bill.
Assembly Bill 905
Assembly Bill 905
Relating to: financial assistance limits for dam removal. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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 91
Senate Bill 91
Relating to: a general permit for hydrologic restoration projects and creating a hydrologic restoration and management advisory council.

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 77

For
Notification Date
4/12/2021
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 494
Senate Bill 494
Relating to: aquatic plant management plans and permit exemptions.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
8/18/2021
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
Concern over the broad definition of a private pond.
Senate Bill 612
Senate Bill 612
Relating to: stocking brook trout in Lake Michigan.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/19/2021
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 618
Senate Bill 618
Relating to: requiring the repeal of hunting, trapping, and fishing administrative rules in conjunction with promulgation of new rules. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/19/2021
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 664
Senate Bill 664
Relating to: amounts obligated under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program for water infrastructure projects in the state park system. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2021 Wisconsin Act 173

For
Notification Date
11/18/2021
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 802
Senate Bill 802
Relating to: the sale, transfer, or conversion of property acquired with certain grants under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/10/2022
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 839
Senate Bill 839
Relating to: financial assistance limits for dam removal. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2022
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
4/14/2021
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
Dam Removal

Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Parks
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Fish, Wildlife and Parks

Notification Date
4/12/2021
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: Forestry
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Forestry

Notification Date
4/12/2021
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

PFAS
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
PFAS

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/19/2021
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.

Stamp Fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Stamp Fees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/15/2021
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.

DNR Stewardship Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR Stewardship Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
4/12/2021
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.

DNR Stewardship Program
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
DNR Stewardship Program

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/15/2021
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.

lifetime fishing license
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
lifetime fishing license

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/28/2020
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.

stamp fees
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
stamp fees

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/28/2020
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.

Support LRB 3915 regarding funding county conservation efforts
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Support LRB 3915 regarding funding county conservation efforts

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/28/2020
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.

LRB 4901/1 Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program and granting bonding authority. Support.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4901/1 Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program and granting bonding authority. Support.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/28/2020
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.

LRB 4190 Rep. Loudenbeck the ending date of the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program and granting bonding authority
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB 4190 Rep. Loudenbeck the ending date of the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program and granting bonding authority

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/28/2020
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.

LRB-5099 Memo Child Fishing License (Shankland, Katrina) A fishing license for a child with a disability.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
LRB-5099 Memo Child Fishing License (Shankland, Katrina) A fishing license for a child with a disability.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
12/28/2020
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$20,000.00
2021
July - December
$0.00
2022
January - June
$0.00
Total $20,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
10.00
2021
July - December
3.25
2022
January - June
8.75
Total 22.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
77.50
2021
July - December
33.50
2022
January - June
24.25
Total 135.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: pedestrians crossing railroads.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 1 %
Relating to: a general permit for hydrologic restoration projects and creating a hydrologic restoration and management advisory council.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
4 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: a general permit for hydrologic restoration projects and creating a hydrologic restoration and management advisory council.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
4 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: requiring the repeal of hunting, trapping, and fishing administrative rules in conjunction with promulgation of new rules. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
5 %
2022
January - June
5 %
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: stocking brook trout in Lake Michigan.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: stocking brook trout in Lake Michigan.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the sale, transfer, or conversion of property acquired with certain grants under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: amounts obligated under the Warren Knowles-Gaylord Nelson Stewardship 2000 Program for water infrastructure projects in the state park system. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
15 %
2022
January - June
15 %
2022
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: aquatic plant management plans and permit exemptions.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: aquatic plant management plans and permit exemptions.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
20 %
2022
January - June
20 %
2022
July - December
Total 9 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 6 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
25 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 14 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
45 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 25 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
3 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
4 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures