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Assembly Bill 56

Relating To: actions against sport shooting range owners or operators, against gun or sportsman's clubs, and against manufacturers, importers, trade associations, or dealers of firearms, firearm components, or firearm ammunition.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin Notified Date 7/29/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/29/2005

Milwaukee Public Schools Notified Date 3/10/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/10/2005

National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action Notified Date 6/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/9/2005

WAVE Educational Fund Notified Date 2/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/16/2005

Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers Notified Date 2/15/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/15/2005

Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association Notified Date 3/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/8/2005

Wisconsin Gun Owners, Inc. Notified Date 2/22/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2005

Wisconsin Insurance Alliance Notified Date 2/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/3/2005

Wisconsin Pyrotechnic Arts Guild Inc. Notified Date 3/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/20/2005

Comments
Would this Legislation be extended to the manufacturing and sale of fireworks as well? If gun manufacturing is exempt from certain plaintiff litigation why not other regulated classes of explosives.
Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association Notified Date 4/18/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/18/2005

Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 2/15/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/15/2005

Comments
Support this bill because it will reduce the potential for nuisance lawsuits against hunting and shooting clubs in Wisconsin

Lobbying Efforts

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2005
January - June
376.00
2005
July - December
2.00
2006
January - June
2.00
2006
July - December
Total 380.00
National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action 2005
January - June
16.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 16.00
WAVE Educational Fund 2005
January - June
3.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Academy of Trial Lawyers 2005
January - June
5.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Gun Owners, Inc. 2005
January - June
352.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 352.00
Wisconsin Pyrotechnic Arts Guild Inc. 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2.00
2006
July - December
Total 2.00