Wisconsin Gun Owners, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
To promote and educate the public and elected officials on law-abiding gun ownership.

Lobbying Interests:
Wisconsin Gun Owners, Inc. may attempt to influence hunting and sporting issues related to gun ownership, passage of concealed carry legislation, range protection, and firearm safety issues.

Title:
Executive Director

Contact
CG
Corey Graff
PO Box 329
Waupaca, WI 54981
(808) 202-1645
executivedirector@wisconsingunowners.org
www.wisconsingunowners.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Corey Graff Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/1/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 69
Assembly Bill 69
Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 94

For
Notification Date
6/17/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
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Assembly Bill 116
Assembly Bill 116
Relating to: creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, certification of compliance with the microstamping requirement, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/15/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
www.wisconsingunowners.org
Assembly Bill 126
Assembly Bill 126
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for for...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/12/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Permit-to-carry bill being used to block true Constitutional Carry.
www.wisconsingunowners.org
Senate Bill 71
Senate Bill 71
Relating to: creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, certification of compliance with the microstamping requirement, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
6/15/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
www.wisconsingunowners.org
Senate Bill 79
Senate Bill 79
Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/15/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
www.wisconsingunowners.org
Senate Bill 90
Senate Bill 90
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for for...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/12/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Permit-to-carry bill being used to block true Constitutional Carry.
Senate Bill 93
Senate Bill 93
Relating to: going armed with weapons, possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances, disorderly conduct limitations, and electric weapons.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 35

For
Notification Date
5/12/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Support Constitutional Carry. Wisconsin's ban on carrying concealed weapons is unconstitutional.
www.wisconsingunowners.org
Senate Bill 134
Senate Bill 134
Relating to: providing information to a firearms dealer when purchasing a handgun, authorizing the Department of Justice to prosecute violations of certain laws regulating firearms, receiving a stolen firearm, and providing penalties.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
www.wisconsingunowners.org

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

"Castle Doctrine" proposal - providing legal protection to those who use deadly force to protect themselves against violent attack. Position: Support.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
"Castle Doctrine" proposal - providing legal protection to those who use deadly force to protect themselves against violent attack. Position: Support.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
www.wisconsingunowners.org

Exemption for Carrying Concealed Weapons (CCW) prohibition for peace officers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Exemption for Carrying Concealed Weapons (CCW) prohibition for peace officers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Opposed to forcing the unconstitutional National Instant Check System (NICS) criminal background check upon private sales of handguns between law-abiding citizens in Milwaukee County.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposed to forcing the unconstitutional National Instant Check System (NICS) criminal background check upon private sales of handguns between law-abiding citizens in Milwaukee County.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Opposing the "Progressive Legislative Agenda" proposed by State Senator Spencer Coggs to a) ban private sales of handguns in Wisconsin and b)impose a state-level Lautenberg-style domestic abuse gun ban scheme.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Opposing the "Progressive Legislative Agenda" proposed by State Senator Spencer Coggs to a) ban private sales of handguns in Wisconsin and b)impose a state-level Lautenberg-style domestic abuse gun ban scheme.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
www.wisconsingunowners.org

Preserving the legality of the open carry of firearms in Wisconsin, and removal of "gun free zones" throughout Wisconsin.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Preserving the legality of the open carry of firearms in Wisconsin, and removal of "gun free zones" throughout Wisconsin.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Comments
www.wisconsingunowners.org

Vermont-style concealed carry, repealing Wisconsin's ban on carrying concealed weapons without re-infringing the rights of gun owners in the process
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Vermont-style concealed carry, repealing Wisconsin's ban on carrying concealed weapons without re-infringing the rights of gun owners in the process

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$78,515.63
2011
July - December
$42,840.05
2012
January - June
$43,201.71
2012
July - December
$40,435.76
Total $204,993.15
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
16.50
2011
July - December
0.00
2012
January - June
0.00
2012
July - December
0.00
Total 16.50
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
346.50
2011
July - December
359.75
2012
January - June
330.50
2012
July - December
344.25
Total 1381.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
6 %
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, certification of compliance with the microstamping requirement, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
6 %
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: the privilege of self-defense.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
6 %
2011
July - December
10 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, certification of compliance with the microstamping requirement, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
6 %
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: providing information to a firearms dealer when purchasing a handgun, authorizing the Department of Justice to prosecute violations of certain laws regulating firearms, receiving a stolen firearm, and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
6 %
2011
July - December
5 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for former law enforcement officers; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for former law enforcement officers; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
15 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: going armed with weapons, possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances, disorderly conduct limitations, and electric weapons.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
50 %
2011
July - December
35 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 22 %

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

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
25 %
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
75 %
2012
July - December
50 %
Total 30 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
50 %
Total 12 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures