Legislative Info Concealed Weapon
On June 1, 2013 the Department of Justice's Permanent Rules for the Concealed Carry Weapons (CCW) license program became effective.
What's new in the permanent rules:
- Application fee changed to $30 plus a background check fee of $10 for a total of $40.
- Refines the definition of "firearms safety or training course" by including: safe firearm and ammunition use, handling, transport, and storage; legally permissible possession, transportation, and use of firearms, including the use of deadly force; and techniques for avoiding and controlling violent confrontations.
- The certificate or affidavit must also include evidence that the course completed was a firearms safety or training course as defined in Jus 17.03(7). Sufficient evidence consists of one of the following:
- A signed statement by the instructor who taught the firearms safety and training course affirming that the course met the specifications as defined in Jus 17.03(7).
- Information on the certificate or affidavit sufficient to establish that the course met the specifications as defined in Jus. 17.03(7).
- The department has provided a model training certificate for this purpose. Model Certificate
- A signed statement by the applicant that the course met the specifications as defined in Jus 17.03(7), see question #17 on the application.
- Limits instructor led classes to an instructor-student ratio of no more than 50 students per instructor.
- Adds language requirements to the training certificate or affidavit to indicate the training required in 17.03(7) was provided.
- Adds language to allow DOJ to revoke a DOJ instructors certification under certain conditions.
- 17.08(1) & 17.08(1)
- Require that change of address notifications be submitted on DOJ provided forms.
- 17.08(2) & 18.7(2)
- Require that name changes be submitted on DOJ provided forms.
CCW Legislative - History
Notice of Rulemaking Hearings posted 06/15/2012
- This document was published by the Legislative Reference Bureau and has historical information as to Wisconsin’s firearms laws leading up to and including an overview of 2011 Act 35.