National Shooting Sports Foundation, Inc.

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
NSSF is the firearm and ammunition industry trade association.

Lobbying Interests:
We plan to weigh in on any policy area that might impact the firearm industry. More specifically, at the time of this registration, the specific policy areas that we look to weigh in on include tort reform, wildlife funding, hunting regulations, and suicide prevention programs.

CEO Name:
Joseph Bartozzi
Asst. General Counsel

Contact
BE
Benjamin Erwin
11 Mile Hill Road
Newtown, CT 06461
(203) 426-1320 x268
berwin@nssf.org

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Christopher M Lee Exclusive Duties Yes Authorized On 5/5/2021 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 572
Assembly Bill 572
Relating to: limiting civil liability for firearm, firearm accessory, and ammunition manufacturers, distributors, importers, trade associations, sellers, and dealers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/29/2021
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.
https://www.nssf.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/NSSF-factsheet-State-Industry-Protection.pdf
Senate Bill 200
Senate Bill 200
Relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
5/6/2021
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.
https://www.nssf.org/safety/suicide-prevention/
Senate Bill 570
Senate Bill 570
Relating to: limiting civil liability for firearm, firearm accessory, and ammunition manufacturers, distributors, importers, trade associations, sellers, and dealers.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
9/29/2021
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.
https://www.nssf.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/NSSF-factsheet-State-Industry-Protection.pdf
Senate Bill 580
Senate Bill 580
Relating to: eliminating the mandatory wolf hunt. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
10/8/2021
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.
https://www.nssf.org/
Senate Bill 611
Senate Bill 611
Relating to: satisfying the hunter education field testing requirement with a mentored hunt.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/19/2021
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.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Legislation to prohibit certain actions resulting from the criminal or unlawful use of a firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition by a third party
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Legislation to prohibit certain actions resulting from the criminal or unlawful use of a firearm, firearm accessory, or ammunition by a third party

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
5/28/2021
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

  2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2021
January - June
$217.26
2021
July - December
$3,980.15
2022
January - June
$2,190.73
Total $6,388.14
Total Hours Communicating 2021
January - June
2.75
2021
July - December
15.00
2022
January - June
15.50
Total 33.25
Total Hours Other 2021
January - June
1.50
2021
July - December
35.00
2022
January - June
16.50
Total 53.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: grants to prevent suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
20 %
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 3 %
Relating to: eliminating the mandatory wolf hunt. (FE)
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
3 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: satisfying the hunter education field testing requirement with a mentored hunt.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
4 %
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: limiting civil liability for firearm, firearm accessory, and ammunition manufacturers, distributors, importers, trade associations, sellers, and dealers.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
45 %
2022
January - June
50 %
2022
July - December
Total 45 %
Relating to: limiting civil liability for firearm, firearm accessory, and ammunition manufacturers, distributors, importers, trade associations, sellers, and dealers.
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
2021
July - December
45 %
2022
January - June
50 %
2022
July - December
Total 45 %

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

2021
January - June
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total
2021
January - June
80 %
2021
July - December
2022
January - June
2022
July - December
Total 4 %

Minor Efforts

No minor efforts found.

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures