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25 total bills, 16 anti-gun bills,
6 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 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: Senator Shilling added as a cosponsor

Last Action Date: April 26, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

AJR65

Title: Proclaiming June 2, 2017, as Gun Violence Awareness Day in Wisconsin.

Description: Relating to: proclaiming June 2, 2017, as Gun Violence Awareness Day in Wisconsin.

Last Action: Read and referred to Committee on Rules

Last Action Date: June 19, 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: Executive action taken

Last Action Date: May 18, 2017

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: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: May 30, 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 pro-gun bill

AB427

Title: Comprehensive firearm education for high school pupils.

Description: An Act to amend 119.04 (1); and to create 115.28 (64) and 120.12 (14m) of the statutes; Relating to: comprehensive firearm education for high school pupils.

Last Action: Public hearing held

Last Action Date: August 3, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

AB428

Title: A requirement to report lost or stolen firearms and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Description: An Act to amend 165.83 (2) (d), 175.37 (title) and 175.37 (2); and to create 165.83 (2) (dd), 175.36 and 175.37 (1m) of the statutes; Relating to: a requirement to report lost or stolen firearms and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Last Action: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: August 3, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

AB429

Title: Containers or trigger locks provided at a firearm sale and providing a criminal penalty.

Description: An Act to renumber and amend 175.37 (1); to amend 175.37 (title) and 175.37 (2); and to create 175.37 (1) (b) of the statutes; Relating to: containers or trigger locks provided at a firearm sale and providing a criminal penalty.

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

Last Action Date: June 30, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

AB430

Title: Storage of a firearm in a house in which a resident is prohibited from possessing a firearm and providing a criminal penalty.

Description: An Act to renumber and amend 941.29 (4); to amend 941.29 (1g) (a), 941.291 (1) (b) and 973.123 (1); and to create 941.29 (4) (b) of the statutes; Relating to: storage of a firearm in a house in which a resident is prohibited from possessing a firearm and providing a criminal penalty.

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

Last Action Date: June 30, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

AB431

Title: Storage of a firearm in residence if child is present and providing a criminal penalty.

Description: An Act to repeal and recreate 948.55 of the statutes; Relating to: storage of a firearm in residence if child is present and providing a criminal penalty.

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

Last Action Date: June 30, 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

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: Senator Shilling added as a coauthor

Last Action Date: April 26, 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: Available for scheduling

Last Action Date: May 10, 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: Available for scheduling

Last Action Date: September 20, 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

watching this bill

SB305

Title: Going armed with a firearm while participating in a riot and providing a criminal penalty.

Description: An Act to consolidate, renumber and amend 947.06 (1) and (2); and to create 947.06 (1m) (intro.) and (a) and 947.06 (6) of the statutes; Relating to: going armed with a firearm while participating in a riot and providing a criminal penalty.

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

Last Action Date: June 15, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB340

Title: Comprehensive firearm education for high school pupils.

Description: An Act to amend 119.04 (1); and to create 115.28 (64) and 120.12 (14m) of the statutes; Relating to: comprehensive firearm education for high school pupils.

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on Education

Last Action Date: July 13, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB346

Title: Training requirements for a license to carry a concealed weapon. (FE)

Description: An Act to repeal 175.60 (4) (b) 2.; to renumber 175.60 (4) (b) 1.; and to amend 175.60 (4) (a) 1. a., b., c., d. and e. of the statutes; Relating to: training requirements for a license to carry a concealed weapon. (FE)

Last Action: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: August 3, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB347

Title: Proof of insurance for a license to carry a concealed weapon.

Description: An Act to renumber 175.60 (14) (am); and to create 175.60 (7) (f) and 175.60 (14) (am) 2. of the statutes; Relating to: proof of insurance for a license to carry a concealed weapon.

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

Last Action Date: July 13, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB348

Title: Creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Description: An Act to create 175.36 and 941.285 of the statutes; Relating to: creating a microstamping requirement for certain handguns, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Last Action: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: August 3, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB349

Title: Prohibiting persons on the federal no fly list from possessing a firearm and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Description: An Act to amend 175.35 (1) (at) and 175.60 (9g) (a) 2.; and to create 165.63 (2) (c), 165.8286 and 941.29 (1m) (h) of the statutes; Relating to: prohibiting persons on the federal no fly list from possessing a firearm and providing a criminal penalty. (FE)

Last Action: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: August 3, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB350

Title: Ban on semiautomatic weapons and providing a criminal penalty.

Description: An Act to amend 165.70 (1) (b), 938.78 (3), 939.632 (1) (e) 1., 946.82 (4) and 969.08 (10) (b); and to create 941.285 of the statutes; Relating to: ban on semiautomatic weapons and providing a criminal penalty.

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

Last Action Date: July 13, 2017

this is an pro-gun bill

SB402

Title: Suspending and expelling a pupil for possession of a firearm at school.

Description: An Act to renumber and amend 120.13 (1) (bm) and 120.13 (1) (c) 2m.; and to create 120.13 (1) (bm) 2., 120.13 (1) (bm) 3., 120.13 (1) (c) 2m. b. and 120.13 (1) (c) 2m. c. of the statutes; Relating to: suspending and expelling a pupil for possession of a firearm at school.

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

Last Action Date: September 14, 2017

this is an anti-gun bill

SB408

Title: Furnishing, purchasing, or possessing a firearm for a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm, mandatory minimum sentences for individuals who commit certain firearm violations, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

Description: An Act to repeal 941.29 (4); to renumber 175.35 (2g) (b); to renumber and amend 175.35 (3); to amend 48.57 (3p) (g) 2., 165.63 (4) (a), 813.1285 (3) (a) 1. d., 813.1285 (4) (b) 1. (intro.), 813.1285 (7) (b), 941.29 (1g) (a), 973.12 and 976.05 (12); and to create 175.35 (2g) (b) 2., 175.35 (3) (b), 175.35 (4), 939.46 (3), 939.6195 and 941.2905 of the statutes; Relating to: furnishing, purchasing, or possessing a firearm for a person who is prohibited from possessing a firearm, mandatory minimum sentences for individuals who commit certain firearm violations, and providing criminal penalties. (FE)

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

Last Action Date: September 14, 2017

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