National Rifle Association of America

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Protect and defend the Constitution of the United States, especially the right to keep and bear arms. Individuals who value the right to keep and bear arms.

Lobbying Interests:
All matters affecting the individual right to keep and use firearms for hunting, self-defense, and any other lawful purpose; regulation of sale and manufacture of firearms and ammunition, etc.

Title:
Director, State and Local Affairs

Contact
LB
Lacey Biles
c/o Office of General Counsel, 11250 Waples Mill Rd
Fairfax, VA 22030
(703) 267-1250
(703) 267-3985
mbower@nrahq.org
http://nra-ila.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Scott Rausch Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On 5/17/2017
John Commerford Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/21/2016 Withdrawn On N/A
Thomas Fonfara Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/9/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Scott Meyer Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 5/9/2017 Withdrawn On N/A
Scott Jones Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 9/5/2017 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 28
Assembly Bill 28
Relating to: expiration dates of renewed licenses to carry a concealed weapon.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/30/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 65
Assembly Bill 65
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/17/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 74
Assembly Bill 74
Relating to: waiting period for purchase of handguns.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/24/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 247
Assembly Bill 247
Relating to: going armed with a firearm and electric weapons, licenses for carrying a concealed weapon, trespassing while armed with a firearm, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/18/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 428
Assembly Bill 428
Relating to: a requirement to report lost or stolen firearms and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/11/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 429
Assembly Bill 429
Relating to: containers or trigger locks provided at a firearm sale and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/11/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 431
Assembly Bill 431
Relating to: storage of a firearm in residence if child is present and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/11/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 455
Assembly Bill 455
Relating to: age and hunting restrictions applicable to the hunting mentorship program.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 62

For
Notification Date
8/1/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 616
Assembly Bill 616
Relating to: prohibiting firearm accessories that accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic firearm and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
11/29/2017
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.
Assembly Bill 820
Assembly Bill 820
Relating to: the standard of proof required to effect a temporary or permanent closure of a sport shooting range based on an unsafe condition.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 179

For
Notification Date
1/11/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 843
Assembly Bill 843
Relating to: open enrollment and repealing outdated or expired reporting requirements and tuberculosis screening (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Public Instruction).

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 143

For
Notification Date
7/27/2018
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.
Assembly Bill 1031
Assembly Bill 1031
Relating to: the Department of Public Instruction's model school policy on bullying by pupils.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
7/27/2018
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.
Senate Bill 7
Senate Bill 7
Relating to: expiration dates of renewed licenses to carry a concealed weapon.

Bill Text and History

2017 Wisconsin Act 5

For
Notification Date
1/30/2017
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.
Senate Bill 17
Senate Bill 17
Relating to: purchasing or possessing a firearm for a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/17/2017
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.
Senate Bill 34
Senate Bill 34
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
2/17/2017
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.
Senate Bill 169
Senate Bill 169
Relating to: going armed with a firearm and electric weapons, licenses for carrying a concealed weapon, trespassing while armed with a firearm, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/18/2017
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.
Senate Bill 346
Senate Bill 346
Relating to: training requirements for a license to carry a concealed weapon. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/14/2017
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.
Senate Bill 347
Senate Bill 347
Relating to: proof of insurance for a license to carry a concealed weapon.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/14/2017
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.
Senate Bill 348
Senate Bill 348
Relating to: creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/14/2017
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.
Senate Bill 349
Senate Bill 349
Relating to: prohibiting persons on the federal no fly list from possessing a firearm and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/14/2017
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.
Senate Bill 350
Senate Bill 350
Relating to: ban on semiautomatic weapons and providing a criminal penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/14/2017
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.
Senate Bill 362
Senate Bill 362
Relating to: age and hunting restrictions applicable to the hunting mentorship program.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/27/2017
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.
Senate Bill 691
Senate Bill 691
Relating to: the standard of proof required to effect a temporary or permanent closure of a sport shooting range based on an unsafe condition.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/16/2018
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

  2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2017
January - June
$28,095.07
2017
July - December
$52,565.64
2018
January - June
$46,325.97
2018
July - December
$30,000.00
Total $156,986.68
Total Hours Communicating 2017
January - June
182.50
2017
July - December
87.00
2018
January - June
135.00
2018
July - December
0.00
Total 404.50
Total Hours Other 2017
January - June
30.00
2017
July - December
61.00
2018
January - June
116.00
2018
July - December
99.90
Total 306.90

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: expiration dates of renewed licenses to carry a concealed weapon.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: waiting period for purchase of handguns.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: going armed with a firearm and electric weapons, licenses for carrying a concealed weapon, trespassing while armed with a firearm, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 5 %
Relating to: a requirement to report lost or stolen firearms and providing criminal penalties. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: containers or trigger locks provided at a firearm sale and providing a criminal penalty.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: storage of a firearm in residence if child is present and providing a criminal penalty.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: expiration dates of renewed licenses to carry a concealed weapon.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: purchasing or possessing a firearm for a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm and providing a criminal penalty.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: training requirements for a license to carry a concealed weapon. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: proof of insurance for a license to carry a concealed weapon.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: prohibiting persons on the federal no fly list from possessing a firearm and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: ban on semiautomatic weapons and providing a criminal penalty.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
5 %
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: going armed with a firearm and electric weapons, licenses for carrying a concealed weapon, trespassing while armed with a firearm, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
25 %
2017
July - December
50 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 25 %
Relating to: age and hunting restrictions applicable to the hunting mentorship program.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
15 %
2018
July - December
Total 7 %
Relating to: prohibiting firearm accessories that accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic firearm and providing a criminal penalty.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: the standard of proof required to effect a temporary or permanent closure of a sport shooting range based on an unsafe condition.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
20 %
2018
July - December
Total 9 %
Relating to: age and hunting restrictions applicable to the hunting mentorship program.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
5 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the standard of proof required to effect a temporary or permanent closure of a sport shooting range based on an unsafe condition.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
10 %
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: open enrollment and repealing outdated or expired reporting requirements and tuberculosis screening (suggested as remedial legislation by the Department of Public Instruction).
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: the Department of Public Instruction's model school policy on bullying by pupils.
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
10 %
2018
July - December
Total 4 %

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

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

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

Other Matters
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
Total
2017
January - June
2017
July - December
2018
January - June
2018
July - December
100 %
Total 14 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures