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10 total bills, 5 anti-gun bills,
3 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Wisconsin Gun Laws

2013-2014 Session2015-2016 Session2017-2018 Session

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note: Wisconsin carries over legislation from odd-numbered years to even numbered years without exception

this is an pro-gun bill

AB247

Title: 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)

Description: An Act to repeal 23.33 (3c), 29.089 (2), 29.091 (2), 29.621 (4) (a) to (d), 165.81 (2), 167.31 (1) (cm) and (2) (a) and (b), 167.31 (3) (a) 2., 167.31 (4) (ag), 167.31 (4) (am) 2. and 3., 167.31 (4) (bg), (bn) and (bt), 167.31 (4) (cm) and (d), 173.07 (5) (b), 175.60 (1) (dm) and (h), 175.60 (1) (i) 2., 175.60 (2g), 175.60 (2m) (bm), 175.60 (3) (f), 175.60 (3) (g), 175.60 (11) (b) 2., 3. and 4., 175.60 (16), 175.60 (17) (a), (ac) and (b), 440.26 (3m), 939.22 (20s), 939.32 (1) (e), 941.23, 941.235, 941.237 (1) (a) to (dr) and (em) to (g), 941.237 (3), 948.605 and 973.137 (1) and (2); to renumber 66.0409 (1) (a), 175.60 (12) (b) 1. a. and b., 175.60 (13) and 943.13 (4m) (am); to renumber and amend 29.091 (1), 29.621 (4) (intro.), 167.31 (4) (am) 1., 175.60 (11) (b) 1., 175.60 (12) (b) 2., 175.60 (15m), 175.60 (21) (c) and 943.13 (4m) (bm); to consolidate, renumber and amend 167.31 (3) (a) (intro.) and 1., 175.60 (1) (i) (intro.) and 1., 941.237 (1) (intro.) and (e) and 973.137 (intro.) and (1m); to amend 29.301 (1) (b), 29.314 (3) (title) and (a) and (4) (title) and (a), 29.921 (1), 66.0409 (2), 66.0409 (3) (a) and (c) and (6), 110.07 (1) (a) 1. and 3. and (b), 167.31 (1) (c), 167.31 (2) (c), (d) and (e), 167.31 (4) (a) (intro.), 167.31 (4) (b), 167.31 (4) (c) and (cg) (intro.), 167.31 (4) (f) and (i), 175.60 (1) (bm), 175.60 (1) (j), 175.60 (2) (c) and (d), 175.60 (2m) (a), 175.60 (4) (a) (intro.) and (5) (a) (intro.) and 1., 175.60 (5) (a) 6., 175.60 (7) (e) and (9) (b) 2., 175.60 (13) (title), 175.60 (14) (a) and (am), 345.11 (1s), 345.20 (2) (f), 895.527 (5) (a), 938.34 (14q), 938.78 (3), 939.22 (10), 939.632 (1) (e) 3., 941.237 (2), 941.299 (1) (a), 943.13 (1m) (c) 2. and 4., 947.01 (2), 948.60 (1) and 968.255 (1) (a) 2.; to repeal and recreate 941.295; and to create 66.0409 (1) (ag), 66.0409 (2m), 167.31 (4) (a) 1., 175.60 (2) (e), 175.60 (2m) (am), 175.60 (5) (a) 1m., 175.60 (12) (b) 2. c., 175.60 (12g) (a) 4., 175.60 (13) (b), 939.22 (11m), 939.22 (13), 943.13 (1e) (g), 943.13 (1n), 943.13 (1p) and 943.13 (2) (bm) 3. of the statutes; 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)

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on State Affairs

Last Action Date: April 14, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

AB258

Title: Carrying a weapon on a public mass transportation system and providing a penalty.

Description: An Act to create 943.13 (1m) (c) 4m. and 943.13 (2) (bm) 2. d. of the statutes; Relating to: carrying a weapon on a public mass transportation system and providing a penalty.

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on State Affairs

Last Action Date: April 20, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

AB65

Title: Sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Description: An Act to repeal 175.35 (1) (b); to renumber 175.35 (2) (a), (b), (c) and (d) and 175.35 (2j); to renumber and amend 175.35 (2) (intro.) and 175.35 (2i); to amend 20.455 (2) (gr), 175.35 (title), 175.35 (1) (at), 175.35 (2g) (a), 175.35 (2g) (b), 175.35 (2k) (ar) 2., 175.35 (2k) (c) 2. a., 175.35 (2k) (c) 2. b., 175.35 (2k) (g), 175.35 (2k) (h), 175.35 (2L), 175.35 (2t) (a), (b) and (c), 175.60 (7) (d), 175.60 (15) (b) 4. b., 938.208 (1) (b), 938.34 (4m) (b) 2., 938.341, 941.237 (1) (d), 941.296 (1) (b), 968.20 (3) (b), 971.17 (1g) and 973.176 (1); and to create 175.33, 175.35 (2) (bm), 175.35 (2) (cm) (intro.), 175.35 (2i) (b) 2., 175.35 (2j) (b) and 941.29 (1m) (dm), (dn) and (do) of the statutes; Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Last Action: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: March 14, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

AB74

Title: Waiting period for purchase of handguns.

Description: An Act to amend 175.35 (title), 175.35 (2) (d) and 175.35 (2g) (c) 4. c. of the statutes; Relating to: waiting period for purchase of handguns.

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on Criminal Justice and Public Safety

Last Action Date: February 20, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

AB89

Title: Mandatory minimum incarceration period following illegal possession of a firearm.

Description: An Act to renumber and amend 941.29 (4m) (a) 2.; to amend 941.29 (4m) (a) (intro.); and to create 941.29 (4m) (a) 2. (intro.), b. and c. of the statutes; Relating to: mandatory minimum incarceration period following illegal possession of a firearm.

Last Action: Public hearing held

Last Action Date: April 20, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB169

Title: 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)

Description: An Act to repeal 23.33 (3c), 29.089 (2), 29.091 (2), 29.621 (4) (a) to (d), 165.81 (2), 167.31 (1) (cm) and (2) (a) and (b), 167.31 (3) (a) 2., 167.31 (4) (ag), 167.31 (4) (am) 2. and 3., 167.31 (4) (bg), (bn) and (bt), 167.31 (4) (cm) and (d), 173.07 (5) (b), 175.60 (1) (dm) and (h), 175.60 (1) (i) 2., 175.60 (2g), 175.60 (2m) (bm), 175.60 (3) (f), 175.60 (3) (g), 175.60 (11) (b) 2., 3. and 4., 175.60 (16), 175.60 (17) (a), (ac) and (b), 440.26 (3m), 939.22 (20s), 939.32 (1) (e), 941.23, 941.235, 941.237 (1) (a) to (dr) and (em) to (g), 941.237 (3), 948.605 and 973.137 (1) and (2); to renumber 66.0409 (1) (a), 175.60 (12) (b) 1. a. and b., 175.60 (13) and 943.13 (4m) (am); to renumber and amend 29.091 (1), 29.621 (4) (intro.), 167.31 (4) (am) 1., 175.60 (11) (b) 1., 175.60 (12) (b) 2., 175.60 (15m), 175.60 (21) (c) and 943.13 (4m) (bm); to consolidate, renumber and amend 167.31 (3) (a) (intro.) and 1., 175.60 (1) (i) (intro.) and 1., 941.237 (1) (intro.) and (e) and 973.137 (intro.) and (1m); to amend 29.301 (1) (b), 29.314 (3) (title) and (a) and (4) (title) and (a), 29.921 (1), 66.0409 (2), 66.0409 (3) (a) and (c) and (6), 110.07 (1) (a) 1. and 3. and (b), 167.31 (1) (c), 167.31 (2) (c), (d) and (e), 167.31 (4) (a) (intro.), 167.31 (4) (b), 167.31 (4) (c) and (cg) (intro.), 167.31 (4) (f) and (i), 175.60 (1) (bm), 175.60 (1) (j), 175.60 (2) (c) and (d), 175.60 (2m) (a), 175.60 (4) (a) (intro.) and (5) (a) (intro.) and 1., 175.60 (5) (a) 6., 175.60 (7) (e) and (9) (b) 2., 175.60 (13) (title), 175.60 (14) (a) and (am), 345.11 (1s), 345.20 (2) (f), 895.527 (5) (a), 938.34 (14q), 938.78 (3), 939.22 (10), 939.632 (1) (e) 3., 941.237 (2), 941.299 (1) (a), 943.13 (1m) (c) 2. and 4., 947.01 (2), 948.60 (1) and 968.255 (1) (a) 2.; to repeal and recreate 941.295; and to create 66.0409 (1) (ag), 66.0409 (2m), 167.31 (4) (a) 1., 175.60 (2) (e), 175.60 (2m) (am), 175.60 (5) (a) 1m., 175.60 (12) (b) 2. c., 175.60 (12g) (a) 4., 175.60 (13) (b), 939.22 (11m), 939.22 (13), 943.13 (1e) (g), 943.13 (1n), 943.13 (1p) and 943.13 (2) (bm) 3. of the statutes; 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)

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety

Last Action Date: April 13, 2017

watching this bill

SB17

Title: Purchasing or possessing a firearm for a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm and providing a criminal penalty.

Description: An Act to amend 941.29 (4) of the statutes; Relating to: purchasing or possessing a firearm for a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm and providing a criminal penalty.

Last Action: Representative Barca added as a cosponsor

Last Action Date: March 27, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB197

Title: Carrying a weapon on a public mass transportation system and providing a penalty.

Description: An Act to create 943.13 (1m) (c) 4m. and 943.13 (2) (bm) 2. d. of the statutes; Relating to: carrying a weapon on a public mass transportation system and providing a penalty.

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on Judiciary and Public Safety

Last Action Date: April 20, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB34

Title: Sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Description: An Act to repeal 175.35 (1) (b); to renumber 175.35 (2) (a), (b), (c) and (d) and 175.35 (2j); to renumber and amend 175.35 (2) (intro.) and 175.35 (2i); to amend 20.455 (2) (gr), 175.35 (title), 175.35 (1) (at), 175.35 (2g) (a), 175.35 (2g) (b), 175.35 (2k) (ar) 2., 175.35 (2k) (c) 2. a., 175.35 (2k) (c) 2. b., 175.35 (2k) (g), 175.35 (2k) (h), 175.35 (2L), 175.35 (2t) (a), (b) and (c), 175.60 (7) (d), 175.60 (15) (b) 4. b., 938.208 (1) (b), 938.34 (4m) (b) 2., 938.341, 941.237 (1) (d), 941.296 (1) (b), 968.20 (3) (b), 971.17 (1g) and 973.176 (1); and to create 175.33, 175.35 (2) (bm), 175.35 (2) (cm) (intro.), 175.35 (2i) (b) 2., 175.35 (2j) (b) and 941.29 (1m) (dm), (dn) and (do) of the statutes; Relating to: sales and transfers of firearms and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Last Action: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: March 15, 2017

watching this bill

SB56

Title: Mandatory minimum incarceration period following illegal possession of a firearm.

Description: An Act to renumber and amend 941.29 (4m) (a) 2.; to amend 941.29 (4m) (a) (intro.); and to create 941.29 (4m) (a) 2. (intro.), b. and c. of the statutes; Relating to: mandatory minimum incarceration period following illegal possession of a firearm.

Last Action: Public hearing held

Last Action Date: March 29, 2017

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