American Kratom Assocation

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
On behalf of the growing numbers of Kratom users, including doctors, lawyers, teachers and law enforcement officers, The American Kratom Association, as a Virginia registered non-profit works to help protect their ability to use Kratom for the purposes of improved health and well being.

Lobbying Interests:
issues related to legalization, use, marketing and manufacturing of Kratom

CEO Name:
Peter Candland
Executive Director

Contact
PC
Peter Candland
5501 Merchants View Sq #202
Haymarket, VA 20169
(804) 552-1252
pete.candland@americankratom.org
https://www.americankratom.org/

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
AJ Wilson Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/20/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Daniel Romportl Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/20/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Gregory Hubbard Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 1/20/2021 Withdrawn On N/A
Peter Welch Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/22/2022 Withdrawn On N/A
Robert Welch Exclusive Duties No Authorized On 2/22/2022 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 599
Assembly Bill 599
Relating to: regulating kratom products, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/25/2021
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.

Budget Bill Subjects

General Provisions
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
General Provisions

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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.

Justice
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Justice

Notification Date
2/24/2021
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

Issues related to the legalization of Kratom use and possession
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Issues related to the legalization of Kratom use and possession

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/20/2021
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.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$30,000.00
2021
July - December
$36,000.00
2022
January - June
$35,000.00
Total $101,000.00
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
13.00
2021
July - December
43.50
2022
January - June
46.50
Total 103.00
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
37.50
2021
July - December
57.95
2022
January - June
81.50
Total 176.95

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: regulating kratom products, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
80 %
2022
January - June
30 %
2022
July - December
Total 43 %

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

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
80 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
50 %
2022
July - December
Total 37 %

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
10 %
2021
July - December
10 %
2022
January - June
10 %
2022
July - December
Total 10 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures