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Assembly Bill 65

Relating To: Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
City of Milwaukee Notified Date 2/15/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/15/2017

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 3/28/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/28/2017

Mental Health America of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/20/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/20/2017

Comments
This bill as amended no longer reflects the legislation that is associated with lower rates of suicide.
National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 3/21/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/21/2017

National Rifle Association of America Notified Date 2/17/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/17/2017

WAVE Educational Fund Notified Date 4/18/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/18/2017

WI Chiefs of Police Association Notified Date 3/10/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/10/2017

Wisconsin Bear Hunters Association Notified Date 3/28/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/28/2017

Wisconsin Council of Churches Notified Date 4/19/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/19/2017

Wisconsin Family Ties Notified Date 2/26/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/26/2018

Comments
WFT's opposition is to the substitute version of the bill that passed the Assembly 2018-02-20, which provides grants for armed guards in school. The hope that such guards can pre-emptively shoot the next shooter is counterproductive and expensive.
Supporting Documentation
20180226_WFT AB65 press release 2018-02-21.pdf

Wisconsin Firearms Coalition Notified Date 5/30/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/30/2017

Wisconsin FORCE (Wisconsin Firearm Owners, Ranges, Clubs, & Educators, Inc.) Notified Date 3/28/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/28/2017

Wisconsin Gun Owners, Inc. Notified Date 3/2/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/2/2017

Comments
Effectively outlaws private property, does nothing to thwart illegal use of firearms.
http://www.wisconsingunowners.org
Wisconsin Professional Police Association Notified Date 5/4/2017 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
5/4/2017

YWCA Madison Notified Date 4/1/2018 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
4/1/2018

Lobbying Efforts

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2017
January - June
25.00
2017
July - December
1.00
2018
January - June
24.00
2018
July - December
27.00
Total 77.00
National Rifle Association of America 2017
January - June
11.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 11.00
WAVE Educational Fund 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
1.00
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 1.00
Wisconsin Gun Owners, Inc. 2017
January - June
14.00
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
23.00
2018
July - December
27.00
Total 64.00
YWCA Madison 2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
1.00
2018
July - December
Total 1.00