WAVE Educational Fund

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Wisconsin Citizens

Lobbying Interests:
Prevention of suicide, homicide and accidental firearm injuries and deaths through community violence prevention programs, strengthening firearm violence prevention policies and suicide prevention programs.

Contact
JB
Jeri Bonavia
PO Box 170393
Milwaukee, WI 53217
4143519283
wave@waveedfund.org
http://www.waveEdfund.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 58
Assembly Bill 58
Relating to: mandatory minimum sentence for felons who illegally possess a firearm and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
2/24/2023
First Communication Date
2/23/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 173
Assembly Bill 173
Relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2023
First Communication Date
4/19/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 250
Assembly Bill 250
Relating to: possession of a firearm on school grounds by school employees and fees for licenses to carry a concealed weapon. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
5/30/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 350
Assembly Bill 350
Relating to: extreme risk protection temporary restraining orders and injunctions and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/31/2023
First Communication Date
7/17/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 355
Assembly Bill 355
Relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/8/2023
First Communication Date
8/9/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 368
Assembly Bill 368
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/31/2023
First Communication Date
7/31/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 468
Assembly Bill 468
Relating to: prohibiting firearms merchant category codes in payment card transactions, prohibiting government lists of firearm owners, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/30/2023
First Communication Date
11/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 677
Assembly Bill 677
Relating to: prohibition against undetectable firearms, possessing a frame or receiver of a firearm without a serial number, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
First Communication Date
11/30/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 684
Assembly Bill 684
Relating to: eliminating the prohibitions on electric weapons and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/18/2024
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.
Assembly Bill 686
Assembly Bill 686
Relating to: possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under the age of 18.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 692
Assembly Bill 692
Relating to: voluntary prohibitions on purchasing a handgun. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 717
Assembly Bill 717
Relating to: prohibiting firearm accessories that accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic firearm and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 718
Assembly Bill 718
Relating to: waiting period for purchase of handguns.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
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.
Assembly Bill 765
Assembly Bill 765
Relating to: storage of a firearm in residence if child is present and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/13/2023
First Communication Date
11/30/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 801
Assembly Bill 801
Relating to: possession of a firearm by a licensee in a place of worship located on the grounds of a private school.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/18/2024
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.
Assembly Bill 859
Assembly Bill 859
Relating to: firearm transfers and possession that are prohibited under federal law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2024
First Communication Date
12/26/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 882
Assembly Bill 882
Relating to: allowing a tactical emergency medical services professional to carry a firearm in prohibited areas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/18/2024
First Communication Date
1/23/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Bill 931
Assembly Bill 931
Relating to: community violence intervention and creation of the Office of Violence Prevention in the Department of Health Services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2024
First Communication Date
1/19/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Assembly Joint Resolution 38
Assembly Joint Resolution 38
Relating to: proclaiming June 2, 2023, as Gun Violence Awareness Day in Wisconsin.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/18/2023
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.
Senate Bill 106
Senate Bill 106
Relating to: mandatory minimum sentence for felons who illegally possess a firearm and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
3/2/2023
First Communication Date
2/23/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 205
Senate Bill 205
Relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
4/20/2023
First Communication Date
4/19/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 256
Senate Bill 256
Relating to: possession of a firearm on school grounds by school employees and fees for licenses to carry a concealed weapon. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/14/2023
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.
Senate Bill 352
Senate Bill 352
Relating to: extreme risk protection temporary restraining orders and injunctions and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/30/2023
First Communication Date
6/29/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 353
Senate Bill 353
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for gun safety items. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
6/30/2023
First Communication Date
6/29/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 356
Senate Bill 356
Relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
7/17/2023
First Communication Date
7/17/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 372
Senate Bill 372
Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a penalty. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
8/10/2023
First Communication Date
8/10/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 466
Senate Bill 466
Relating to: prohibiting firearms merchant category codes in payment card transactions, prohibiting government lists of firearm owners, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/30/2023
First Communication Date
11/3/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 636
Senate Bill 636
Relating to: prohibition against undetectable firearms, possessing a frame or receiver of a firearm without a serial number, and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/9/2023
First Communication Date
11/7/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 641
Senate Bill 641
Relating to: eliminating the prohibitions on electric weapons and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/18/2024
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.
Senate Bill 674
Senate Bill 674
Relating to: voluntary prohibitions on purchasing a handgun. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
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.
Senate Bill 675
Senate Bill 675
Relating to: waiting period for purchase of handguns.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
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.
Senate Bill 679
Senate Bill 679
Relating to: prohibiting firearm accessories that accelerate the rate of fire of a semiautomatic firearm and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
12/11/2023
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.
Senate Bill 754
Senate Bill 754
Relating to: possession of a firearm by a licensee in a place of worship located on the grounds of a private school.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
1/18/2024
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.
Senate Bill 766
Senate Bill 766
Relating to: storage of a firearm in residence if child is present and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
12/13/2023
First Communication Date
11/30/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 819
Senate Bill 819
Relating to: firearm transfers and possession that are prohibited under federal law. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/8/2024
First Communication Date
12/26/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 829
Senate Bill 829
Relating to: allowing a tactical emergency medical services professional to carry a firearm in prohibited areas. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
1/18/2024
First Communication Date
1/23/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 901
Senate Bill 901
Relating to: community violence intervention and creation of the Office of Violence Prevention in the Department of Health Services. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/31/2024
First Communication Date
1/19/2024
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.
Senate Bill 982
Senate Bill 982
Relating to: prohibiting possessing a firearm on college and university campuses and providing a penalty.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
2/7/2024
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Statewide Office of Violence Prevention
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Statewide Office of Violence Prevention

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/10/2023
First Communication Date
1/10/2023
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has communicated on this matter.

Restoring local authority to enact firearm safety regulations stronger than state regulation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Restoring local authority to enact firearm safety regulations stronger than state regulation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2023
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.

Safe storage of firearms
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Safe storage of firearms

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/4/2023
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.

Forcing school districts to allow concealed carry in vehicles on school grounds
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Forcing school districts to allow concealed carry in vehicles on school grounds

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2023
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.

Safe voting policies, including prohibiting firearms at polling and vote count locations
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Safe voting policies, including prohibiting firearms at polling and vote count locations

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2023
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.

Lowering the age for obtaining a permit to carry a concealed firearm to 18
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Lowering the age for obtaining a permit to carry a concealed firearm to 18

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2023
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.

Policing reform
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Policing reform

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2023
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.

Requiring background checks on firearm sales and transfers
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Requiring background checks on firearm sales and transfers

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2023
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.

Create a gun violence prevention task force
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Create a gun violence prevention task force

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative matter and rule

Notification Date
1/4/2023
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.

Ensure that people with criminal histories that put them at high risk of engaging in gun violence will be prohibited from possessing firearms.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ensure that people with criminal histories that put them at high risk of engaging in gun violence will be prohibited from possessing firearms.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2023
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.

Creating a process for temporary removal of firearms from a person at risk for harming themselves or others.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Creating a process for temporary removal of firearms from a person at risk for harming themselves or others.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2023
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.

Funding for violence interventioin and prevention programs
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Funding for violence interventioin and prevention programs

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
1/4/2023
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

  2023
January - June
2023
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2023
January - June
$525.22
2023
July - December
$5,109.74
Total $5,634.96
Total Hours Communicating 2023
January - June
8.35
2023
July - December
15.65
Total 24.00
Total Hours Other 2023
January - June
8.43
2023
July - December
5.75
Total 14.18

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: mandatory minimum sentence for felons who illegally possess a firearm and providing a penalty.
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
1%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total < 1%
Relating to: a sales and use tax exemption for gun safety items. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
5%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 3%
Relating to: extreme risk protection temporary restraining orders and injunctions and providing a penalty. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
9%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 5%
Relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
11%
2023
July - December
28%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 21%
Relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
11%
2023
July - December
12%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 13%

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

2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
3%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 1%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
13%
2023
July - December
12%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 12%
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
47%
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 21%

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total
2023
January - June
2023
July - December
48%
2024
January - June
2024
July - December
Total 27%

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures