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26 total bills, 13 anti-gun bills,
4 pro-gun bills for this session
Proposed Wisconsin Gun Laws

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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

AB75

Title: Local regulation of honorary firearm discharges.

Description: An Act to renumber and amend 66.0409 (3) (b); and to create 66.0409 (3) (b) 3. of the statutes; Relating to: local regulation of honorary firearm discharges.

Last Action: Public hearing held

Last Action Date: October 3, 2019

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AB135

Title: Going armed with an electric weapon by private security personnel.

Description: An Act to amend 941.295 (2) (d) 1.; and to create 941.295 (2g) (c) of the statutes; Relating to: going armed with an electric weapon by private security personnel.

Last Action: Available for scheduling

Last Action Date: June 24, 2019

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AB206

Title: Regulating hemp, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Description: An Act to repeal 23.33 (1) (jo) 5., 23.335 (1) (zgm) 5., 30.50 (10m) (e), 94.55 (2) (e), 94.55 (3), 94.55 (3) (c), 94.67 (15r), 340.01 (50m) (e), 350.01 (10v) (e), 885.235 (1) (d) 5., 939.22 (33) (e), 961.32 (3) (b) 2. and 967.055 (1m) (b) 5.; to amend 20.115 (7) (gc), 23.33 (4c) (a) 5., 23.33 (4c) (b) 4. b., 23.335 (12) (a) 5., 23.335 (12) (b) 5., 30.681 (1) (d), 30.681 (2) (d) 1. b., 94.55 (1), 94.55 (2) (title), 94.55 (2) (a), 94.55 (2) (b) 2., 94.55 (2) (b) 3., 94.55 (2) (b) 4., 94.55 (2) (b) 5., 94.55 (2) (c), 94.67 (2), 97.02, 182.001 (3), 343.305 (8) (b) 2. g., 343.305 (8) (b) 4m. (intro.), 343.305 (8) (b) 4m. a., 343.305 (8) (b) 5. c., 346.63 (1) (d), 346.63 (2) (b) 2., 348.27 (18) (a) 1. f., 350.101 (1) (e), 350.101 (2) (d) 2., 940.09 (2) (b), 940.25 (2) (b), 941.20 (1) (bm), 961.01 (14), 961.14 (4) (t) 1., 961.32 (2m) (b), 961.32 (3) (a) 1. and 2., 961.32 (3) (b) (intro.), 961.32 (3) (b) 1., 961.32 (3) (b) 3., 961.32 (3) (b) 4., 961.32 (3) (b) 5., 961.32 (3) (c), 961.32 (3) (d), 961.34 (2) (a), 961.34 (2) (b), 961.38 (1n) (a), 961.38 (1n) (b), 961.442 (intro.) and 961.55 (9); to repeal and recreate 94.55 (title); and to create 20.115 (7) (f), 94.55 (2) (am), 94.55 (2) (b) 2m., 94.55 (2) (b) 4g., 94.55 (2) (b) 4m., 94.55 (2) (b) 4s., 94.55 (2) (f), 94.55 (2g), 94.55 (2m), 94.55 (2p), 94.55 (2r), 94.55 (2t), 94.55 (3m), 94.55 (3r), 94.55 (3w), 94.67 (15c), 961.01 (3r), 961.14 (4) (t) 3., 961.32 (3) (b) 4m., 961.32 (3) (b) 4r. and 961.32 (3) (cm) of the statutes; Relating to: regulating hemp, providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures, granting rule-making authority, and making an appropriation. (FE)

Last Action: Representative Macco added as a coauthor

Last Action Date: October 16, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

AB228

Title: Self-defense for victims of sex trafficking.

Description: An Act to create 939.48 (1p) of the statutes; Relating to: self-defense for victims of sex trafficking.

Last Action: Assembly Amendment 1 offered by Representatives Bowen and Ramthun

Last Action Date: July 24, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

AB236

Title: Persons who use medical marijuana legally and possession of a firearm and confidentiality of the registry status of a person on a medical marijuana registry.

Description: An Act to amend 175.35 (2g) (c) 3.; and to create 146.901 and 175.60 (9g) (a) 2m. of the statutes; Relating to: persons who use medical marijuana legally and possession of a firearm and confidentiality of the registry status of a person on a medical marijuana registry.

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

Last Action Date: May 24, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

AB269

Title: Prohibiting the Investment Board from making investments in firearms companies. (FE)

Description: An Act to amend 25.182; and to create 25.17 (14m) (d) and 25.183 (4) of the statutes; Relating to: prohibiting the Investment Board from making investments in firearms companies. (FE)

Last Action: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: June 27, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

AB334

Title: The possession of a firearm by a person who has committed a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence and providing a penalty. (FE)

Description: An Act to renumber 941.29 (1g) (a) and 971.17 (1g); to amend 973.176 (1); and to create 941.29 (1g) (ah), 941.29 (1m) (ag), 941.29 (1m) (cm), 971.17 (1g) (b) and 973.136 of the statutes; Relating to: the possession of a firearm by a person who has committed a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence and providing a penalty. (FE)

Last Action: Representative Vining added as a coauthor

Last Action Date: September 11, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

AB336

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: July 16, 2019

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AB338

Title: Threat to use a dangerous weapon on school property to injure or kill a person and providing a penalty.

Description: An Act to renumber 947.015; to amend 938.34 (14q) and 973.137 (1m); and to create 947.015 (title) and 947.015 (2) of the statutes; Relating to: threat to use a dangerous weapon on school property to injure or kill a person and providing a penalty.

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

Last Action Date: July 16, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

AB415

Title: Storage of firearms in retail facility when unattended.

Description: An Act to create 175.36 of the statutes; Relating to: storage of firearms in retail facility when unattended.

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on Small Business Development

Last Action Date: September 5, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

AB416

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

Description: An Act to amend 941.29 (1g) (a), 941.291 (1) (b) and 973.123 (1); and to create 941.29 (3m) 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 penalty.

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

Last Action Date: September 5, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

AB417

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

Description: An Act to amend 968.02 (4) and 968.07 (3); and to repeal and recreate 948.55 of the statutes; Relating to: storage of a firearm in residence if child is present and providing a penalty.

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on Children and Families

Last Action Date: September 5, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

AB418

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

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on Small Business Development

Last Action Date: September 5, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

AB419

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

Last Action: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: October 17, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

AB431

Title: Sales and transfers of firearms and providing a 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) 1., 175.35 (2g) (b) 2., 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), 175.35 (3) (b) 2., 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 (1) (br), 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 penalty. (FE)

Last Action: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: October 17, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

AB446

Title: Imposing a tax on firearm manufacturers and services provided to victims of crimes involving firearms, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Description: An Act to amend chapter 77 (title); and to create 20.455 (5) (hv) and subchapter XIII of chapter 77 [precedes 77.997] of the statutes; Relating to: imposing a tax on firearm manufacturers and services provided to victims of crimes involving firearms, making an appropriation, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Last Action: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: October 8, 2019

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AB507

Title: Prohibiting a fugitive from justice from possessing a firearm and providing a penalty.

Description: An Act to renumber 941.29 (1g) (a); to amend 165.845 (2); and to create 165.63 (2) (c), 165.845 (1m), 175.35 (2g) (d) 3., 941.29 (1g) (ad) and 941.29 (1m) (h) of the statutes; Relating to: prohibiting a fugitive from justice from possessing a firearm and providing a penalty.

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

Last Action Date: October 7, 2019

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AB527

Title: Grants related to preventing suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)

Description: An Act to create 20.435 (5) (eh) and 51.73 of the statutes; Relating to: grants related to preventing suicide by firearm and making an appropriation. (FE)

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on Local Government

Last Action Date: October 14, 2019

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SB102

Title: Local regulation of honorary firearm discharges.

Description: An Act to renumber and amend 66.0409 (3) (b); and to create 66.0409 (3) (b) 3. of the statutes; Relating to: local regulation of honorary firearm discharges.

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on Transportation, Veterans and Military Affairs

Last Action Date: March 15, 2019

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SB143

Title: Going armed with an electric weapon by private security personnel.

Description: An Act to amend 941.295 (2) (d) 1.; and to create 941.295 (2g) (c) of the statutes; Relating to: going armed with an electric weapon by private security personnel.

Last Action: Available for scheduling

Last Action Date: May 10, 2019

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SB211

Title: Self-defense for victims of sex trafficking.

Description: An Act to create 939.48 (1p) of the statutes; Relating to: self-defense for victims of sex trafficking.

Last Action: Senate Amendment 1 offered by Senator Bernier

Last Action Date: August 14, 2019

this is an pro-gun bill

SB237

Title: Persons who use medical marijuana legally and possession of a firearm and confidentiality of the registry status of a person on a medical marijuana registry.

Description: An Act to amend 175.35 (2g) (c) 3.; and to create 146.901 and 175.60 (9g) (a) 2m. of the statutes; Relating to: persons who use medical marijuana legally and possession of a firearm and confidentiality of the registry status of a person on a medical marijuana registry.

Last Action: Read first time and referred to Committee on Public Benefits, Licensing and State-Federal Relations

Last Action Date: May 23, 2019

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SB311

Title: Threat to use a dangerous weapon on school property to injure or kill a person and providing a penalty.

Description: An Act to renumber 947.015; to amend 938.34 (14q) and 973.137 (1m); and to create 947.015 (title) and 947.015 (2) of the statutes; Relating to: threat to use a dangerous weapon on school property to injure or kill a person and providing a penalty.

Last Action: Available for scheduling

Last Action Date: September 25, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB312

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: Representative Pope added as a cosponsor

Last Action Date: July 8, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB376

Title: The possession of a firearm by a person who has committed a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence and providing a penalty. (FE)

Description: An Act to renumber 941.29 (1g) (a) and 971.17 (1g); to amend 973.176 (1); and to create 941.29 (1g) (ah), 941.29 (1m) (ag), 941.29 (1m) (cm), 971.17 (1g) (b) and 973.136 of the statutes; Relating to: the possession of a firearm by a person who has committed a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence and providing a penalty. (FE)

Last Action: Fiscal estimate received

Last Action Date: October 17, 2019

this is an anti-gun bill

SB517

Title: The possession of a firearm by a person who has committed a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or by a fugitive from justice and providing a penalty. (FE)

Description: An Act to renumber 941.29 (1g) (a) and 971.17 (1g); to amend 165.845 (2) and 973.176 (1); and to create 165.63 (2) (c), 165.845 (1m), 175.35 (2g) (d) 3., 941.29 (1g) (ad), 941.29 (1g) (ah), 941.29 (1m) (ag), 941.29 (1m) (cm), 941.29 (1m) (h), 971.17 (1g) (b) and 973.136 of the statutes; Relating to: the possession of a firearm by a person who has committed a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or by a fugitive from justice and providing a penalty. (FE)

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

Last Action Date: October 18, 2019

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