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Senate Bill 403

Relating To: carrying a concealed weapon, possessing or transporting a firearm under certain circumstances, background checks for handgun purchases, photographic identification cards for retired law enforcement officers, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, providing an exemption from rule-making authority, and providing penalties.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
All Saints Healthcare Notified Date 10/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/1/2005

None
Report Date
10/28/2005

American Family Insurance Group Notified Date 11/23/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Association of State Prosecutors Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/1/2005

Aurora Health Care Inc Notified Date 10/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/27/2005

Beverly Healthcare Notified Date 11/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/2/2005

Against
Report Date
11/9/2005

Childrens Health System Inc Notified Date 10/31/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/2/2005

Against
Report Date
10/31/2005

City of Madison Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/1/2005

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 10/31/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/31/2005

Columbia-St. Marys Inc Notified Date 12/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/1/2005

Community Alliance of Providers of Wisconsin (CAPOW) Notified Date 12/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/1/2005

Covenant Healthcare System Inc Notified Date 10/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/1/2005

None
Report Date
10/28/2005

Dane County Notified Date 11/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/28/2005

Dean Health System Inc Notified Date 12/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
12/1/2005

Comments
Seeking exemption of health care facilities.
Extendicare Health Services Inc Notified Date 11/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/2/2005

Against
Report Date
11/9/2005

Family Research Forum Notified Date 11/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/30/2006

Comments
Originally registered in favor of the bill but the bill has become so watered down am now in opposition
For
Report Date
11/2/2005

FiveStar Quality Care Inc Notified Date 11/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/2/2005

Against
Report Date
11/9/2005

Interfaith Conference of Greater Milwaukee Notified Date 11/18/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/18/2005

Kenosha County Notified Date 1/26/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/26/2006

Kindred Healthcare Notified Date 11/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/2/2005

Against
Report Date
11/9/2005

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 11/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/2/2005

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 11/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/2/2005

Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin Notified Date 12/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/20/2005

Marshall & Ilsley Corporation Notified Date 2/3/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/3/2006

Comments
M&I supports amending the bill to prohibit carrying a concealed weapon into or upon the premises of a financial institution.
Marshfield Clinic Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/1/2005

Milwaukee Jewish Council for Community Relations, Inc. Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/1/2005

Milwaukee Jewish Federation Inc Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/1/2005

Milwaukee Police Association Notified Date 10/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/27/2005

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 11/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/3/2005

National Association of Theatre Owners of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Notified Date 12/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/12/2005

Comments
Oppose because the bill allows concealed weapons to be carried into movie theatres. Want an amendment allowing movie theatre owners the option of prohibiting weapons in theatres if they so choose.
National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
11/1/2005

Outagamie County Board of Supervisors Notified Date 11/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/1/2005

Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/7/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/7/2005

Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 11/7/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/7/2005

PROFS Inc Notified Date 10/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/27/2005

Residential Services Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 11/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/2/2005

Against
Report Date
11/9/2005

Comments
An amendment is needed to prohibit concealed carry of dangerous weapons in assisted living facilities and homes caring for Wisconsin's vulnerable elderly and disabled citizens.
S.C. Johnson & Son Inc Notified Date 10/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/27/2005

Sentry Insurance a Mutual Company Notified Date 12/12/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/13/2005

Comments
We oppose this bill for the limited reason that we want employers to have control over their workplace policies.
None
Report Date
12/12/2005

SSM Health Care of Wisconsin Inc (St. Mary's Hosp, Madison) Notified Date 12/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/1/2005

Comments
seeking amendment to exempt hospitals/health care facilities
WAVE Educational Fund Notified Date 10/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/28/2005

Wisconsin Alliance of Cities Inc Notified Date 10/26/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/26/2005

Wisconsin Assisted Living Association Notified Date 11/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
12/2/2005

Against
Report Date
11/9/2005

Comments
An amendment is needed to prohibit concealed carry of dangerous weapons in assisted living facilities caring for Wisconsin's vulnerable elderly and disabled citizens.
Wisconsin Association of Homes & Services for the Aging Inc Notified Date 11/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/2/2005

Comments
Could only support if amended to expand prohibition of the right to carry to include a bldg or part of a bldg used by a health care facility as defined under s. 150.84 (2), and a residential care apartment complex registered or certified under s. 50.034.
Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Notified Date 11/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/8/2005

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 1/3/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/3/2006

Wisconsin Broadcasters Association Notified Date 1/26/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/26/2006

Other
Report Date
1/26/2006

Comments
NO POSITION ON SUBSTANCE OF THE BILL BUT OPPOSE THE PROVISIONS WHICH MAKE THE RECORDS OF THE PERMITTING PROCESS CLOSED GOVERNMENT RECORDS
Wisconsin Catholic Conference Notified Date 11/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/2/2005

Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association Inc Notified Date 12/7/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/7/2005

Wisconsin Cluster of YMCAs Executive Committee Notified Date 10/27/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
10/27/2005

Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence Notified Date 11/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/3/2005

Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault Notified Date 12/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/28/2005

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 11/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/3/2005

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 10/31/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/31/2005

Wisconsin County Police Association Notified Date 10/31/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/14/2005

None
Report Date
10/31/2005

Wisconsin Credit Union League Notified Date 1/23/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/23/2006

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 10/25/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/31/2005

None
Report Date
10/25/2005

Wisconsin Federation of Teachers Notified Date 3/3/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/3/2006

Wisconsin Gun Owners, Inc. Notified Date 11/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/3/2005

Comments
Support - pending removal of gun control concessions: permitting a Constitutional right, creating a "list" of permit holders with the Department of Justice
Wisconsin Health and Hospital Association Inc Notified Date 10/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/28/2005

Wisconsin Medical Society (formerly State Medical Society of Wisconsin) Notified Date 11/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
11/2/2005

Wisconsin Newspaper Association Notified Date 10/31/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
10/31/2005

Comments
The bill contains an exception to the Open Records law for concealed carry permits. This exemption should be removed from the bill.
Wisconsin Professional Police Association Notified Date 11/9/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
11/9/2005

Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association Notified Date 12/13/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
12/13/2005

Wisconsin Technical College District Boards Association Inc Notified Date 11/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
11/16/2005

Wisconsin Troopers Association Inc Notified Date 11/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/2/2005

Against
Report Date
11/4/2005

Comments
The WTA requests a provision be included to inform an officer through the license plate registration, during a traffic stop, whether the owner of a vehicle is a concealed weapon permit holder.
Wisconsin Wildlife Federation Notified Date 12/20/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
12/20/2005

Comments
The Wisconsin Wildlife Federation is a strong supporter of concealed carry legislation. As amended, will assure safe use and personal protection. Safe in other states.

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
2005
July - December
1928.00
2006
January - June
770.00
2006
July - December
Total 2698.00
Association of State Prosecutors 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
6.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 6.00
Aurora Health Care Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
47.00
2006
January - June
34.00
2006
July - December
Total 81.00
Beverly Healthcare 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
23.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 23.00
Childrens Health System Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
48.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 48.00
City of Madison 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
City of Milwaukee 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
156.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 156.00
Community Alliance of Providers of Wisconsin (CAPOW) 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
12.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 12.00
Dane County 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
73.00
2006
January - June
128.00
2006
July - December
Total 201.00
Dean Health System Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
17.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 17.00
Extendicare Health Services Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
23.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 23.00
Family Research Forum 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
8.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 8.00
FiveStar Quality Care Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
23.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 23.00
Kindred Healthcare 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
23.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 23.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
73.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 73.00
Marshall & Ilsley Corporation 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
7.00
2006
July - December
Total 7.00
Marshfield Clinic 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
22.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 22.00
Milwaukee Jewish Council for Community Relations, Inc. 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
1.00
2006
January - June
1.00
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
Milwaukee Jewish Federation Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
12.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 12.00
National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
13.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 13.00
National Association of Theatre Owners of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
4.00
2006
January - June
12.00
2006
July - December
Total 16.00
National Rifle Association-Institute for Legislative Action 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
584.00
2006
January - June
44.00
2006
July - December
Total 628.00
Planned Parenthood Advocates of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
75.00
2006
July - December
Total 75.00
PROFS Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
17.00
2006
July - December
Total 17.00
Residential Services Association of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
14.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 14.00
S.C. Johnson & Son Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
29.00
2006
July - December
Total 29.00
SSM Health Care of Wisconsin Inc (St. Mary's Hosp, Madison) 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
17.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 17.00
WAVE Educational Fund 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
20.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 20.00
Wisconsin Assisted Living Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
35.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 35.00
Wisconsin Bankers Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
8.00
2006
January - June
12.00
2006
July - December
Total 20.00
Wisconsin Broadcasters Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
3.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Chiefs of Police Association Inc 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
11.00
2006
January - June
5.00
2006
July - December
Total 16.00
Wisconsin Cluster of YMCAs Executive Committee 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
22.00
2006
January - June
11.00
2006
July - December
Total 33.00
Wisconsin Coalition Against Domestic Violence 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
26.00
2006
January - June
23.00
2006
July - December
Total 49.00
Wisconsin Coalition Against Sexual Assault 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
14.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 14.00
Wisconsin Council on Children & Families 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
7.00
2006
January - June
7.00
2006
July - December
Total 14.00
Wisconsin County Police Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
16.00
2006
January - June
10.00
2006
July - December
Total 26.00
Wisconsin Education Association Council 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
47.00
2006
January - June
58.00
2006
July - December
Total 105.00
Wisconsin Gun Owners, Inc. 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
358.00
2006
January - June
247.00
2006
July - December
Total 605.00
Wisconsin Newspaper Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
14.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 14.00
Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
144.00
2006
January - June
50.00
2006
July - December
Total 194.00