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The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
AB479, s. 1 1Section 1. 20.455 (2) (gs) of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin Act 35,
2is amended to read:
AB479,2,63 20.455 (2) (gs) Background check for licenses to carry concealed weapons. The
4amounts in the schedule to provide services under s. 175.60. All moneys received as
5fee payments under s. 175.60 (7) (c) and (d), (13) (a) 1., and (15) (b) 4. a. and b. 1m.
6c.
shall be credited to this appropriation.
AB479, s. 2 7Section 2. 165.60 of the statutes, as affected by 2011 Wisconsin Act 35, is
8amended to read:
AB479,2,17 9165.60 Law enforcement. The department of justice is authorized to enforce
10ss. 101.123 (2), (2m), and (8), 175.60 (17) (e), 944.30, 944.31, 944.33, 944.34, 945.02
11(2), 945.03 (1m), and 945.04 (1m) and ch. 108 and, with respect to a false statement
12submitted or made under s. 175.60 (7) (b) or (15) (b) 2. 1m. b. or as described under
13s. 175.60 (17) (c), to enforce s. 946.32 and is invested with the powers conferred by
14law upon sheriffs and municipal police officers in the performance of those duties.
15This section does not deprive or relieve sheriffs, constables, and other local police
16officers of the power and duty to enforce those sections, and those officers shall
17likewise enforce those sections.
AB479, s. 3 18Section 3. 175.60 (2) (a) of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin Act 35,
19is renumbered 175.60 (2) (a) (intro.) and amended to read:
AB479,2,2120 175.60 (2) (a) (intro.) The department shall issue a license to carry a concealed
21weapon to any of the following:
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11. Any individual who is not disqualified under sub. (3) and who completes the
2application process specified in sub. (7).
AB479,3,4 3(am) A license to carry a concealed weapon issued under this section shall meet
4the requirements specified in sub. (2m).
AB479, s. 4 5Section 4. 175.60 (2) (a) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
AB479,3,116 175.60 (2) (a) 2. All law enforcement officers, except that, if the law
7enforcement officer is a licensee on the effective date of this subdivision .... [LRB
8inserts date], or is a licensee on the date he or she becomes a law enforcement officer,
9the department may decide not to issue the law enforcement officer another license
10but shall renew the license as provided under sub. (15) (bm) or replace the license as
11provided under sub. (13) (a) 2.
AB479, s. 5 12Section 5. 175.60 (5) (a) (intro.) of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin
13Act 35
, is amended to read:
AB479,3,2114 175.60 (5) (a) (intro.) The department shall design an application form for use
15by individuals who apply for a license under this section and a renewal form for use
16by individuals applying for renewal of a license under sub. (15) (b). The department
17shall complete the design of the application form no later than September 1, 2011,
18and shall complete the design of the renewal form no later than July 1, 2014. The
19forms shall require the applicant to provide only his or her name, address, date of
20birth, state identification card number, race, sex, height, and eye color and shall
21include all of the following:
AB479, s. 6 22Section 6. 175.60 (7) (intro.) of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin Act
2335
, is amended to read:
AB479,4,224 175.60 (7) Submission of application. (intro.) An individual who is not issued
25a license under sub. (2) (a) 2.
may apply for a license under this section with the

1department by submitting, by mail or other means made available by the
2department, to the department all of the following:
AB479, s. 7 3Section 7. 175.60 (9g) (a) (intro.) of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin
4Act 35
, is amended to read:
AB479,4,95 175.60 (9g) (a) (intro.) The department shall conduct a background check on
6every applicant for a license under sub. (7). The department may not conduct a
7background check on individuals who are to be issued a license under sub. (2) (a) 2.

8The department shall conduct a background check regarding an applicant for a
9license using the following procedure:
AB479, s. 8 10Section 8. 175.60 (12) (b) 1. c. of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin Act
1135
, is amended to read:
AB479,4,1312 175.60 (12) (b) 1. c. To investigate whether an individual submitted an
13intentionally false statement under sub. (7) (b) or (15) (b) 2. 1m. b.
AB479, s. 9 14Section 9. 175.60 (12g) (a) 3. of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin Act
1535
, is amended to read:
AB479,4,1816 175.60 (12g) (a) 3. If the law enforcement agency is a Wisconsin law
17enforcement agency, to investigate whether an individual submitted an
18intentionally false statement under sub. (7) (b) or (15) (b) 2. 1m. b.
AB479, s. 10 19Section 10. 175.60 (13) of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin Act 35,
20is renumbered 175.60 (13) (a) (intro.) and amended to read:
AB479,4,2321 175.60 (13) (a) (intro.) If a license document is lost, a licensee no longer has
22possession of his or her license, or a license document is destroyed, unreadable, or
23unusable, a licensee may submit to the department a one of the following:
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11. If the licensee was issued a license under sub. (2) (a) 1., a statement
2requesting a replacement license document, the license document or any portions of
3the license document if available, and a $12 replacement fee.
AB479,5,9 4(b) The department shall issue a replacement license document to the licensee
5within 14 days of receiving the statement and fee items under par. (a). If the licensee
6who was issued a license under sub. (2) (a) 1. does not submit the original license
7document to the department, the department shall terminate the unique approval
8number of the original request and issue a new unique approval number for the
9replacement request.
AB479, s. 11 10Section 11. 175.60 (13) (a) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
AB479,5,1411 175.60 (13) (a) 2. If the licensee was issued a license under sub. (2) (a) 2. or had
12a license renewed under sub. (15) (bm) or if the individual is a law enforcement
13officer, a statement requesting a replacement license document and the license
14document or any portions of the license document if available.
AB479, s. 12 15Section 12. 175.60 (15) (b) (intro.) of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin
16Act 35
, is renumbered 175.60 (15) (b) 1m. (intro.) and amended to read:
AB479,5,2417 175.60 (15) (b) 1m. (intro.) The department shall design a notice of expiration
18form for licenses issued under sub. (2) (a) 1. or renewed under this subdivision. At
19least 90 days before the expiration date of a license issued under this section sub. (2)
20(a) 1. or renewed under this subdivision
, the department shall mail to the licensee
21a notice of expiration form and a form for renewing the license. The department shall
22renew the license issued under sub. (2) (a) 1. or renewed under this subdivision if,
23no later than 90 days after the expiration date of the license, the licensee does all of
24the following:
AB479, s. 13
1Section 13. 175.60 (15) (b) 1. and 2. of the statutes, as created by 2011
2Wisconsin Act 35
, are renumbered 175.60 (15) (b) 1m. a. and b.
AB479, s. 14 3Section 14. 175.60 (15) (b) 4. (intro.), a. and b. of the statutes, as created by
42011 Wisconsin Act 35, are consolidated, renumbered 175.60 (15) (b) 1m. c. and
5amended to read:
AB479,6,126 175.60 (15) (b) 1m. c. Pays all of the following: a. A a renewal fee in an amount,
7as determined by the department by rule, that is equal to the cost of renewing the
8license but does not exceed $12. The department shall determine the costs of
9renewing a license by using a 5-year planning period. b. A
and a fee for a
10background check that is equal to the fee charged under s. 175.35 (2i). The
11department shall determine the costs of renewing a license by using a 5-year
12planning period.
AB479, s. 15 13Section 15. 175.60 (15) (bm) of the statutes is created to read:
AB479,6,1714 175.60 (15) (bm) No later than 21 days before the license expires, the
15department shall issue a renewal license by 1st class mail to a licensee who was
16issued a license under sub. (2) (a) 2., to a licensee who is a law enforcement officer,
17or to a licensee whose license had been renewed under this paragraph.
AB479, s. 16 18Section 16. 175.60 (15) (c) of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin Act
1935
, is renumbered 175.60 (15) (b) 2m. and amended to read:
AB479,6,2220 175.60 (15) (b) 2m. The department shall conduct a background check of a
21licensee as provided under sub. (9g) before renewing the licensee's license under par.
22(b)
subd. 1m.
AB479, s. 17 23Section 17. 175.60 (15) (d) of the statutes, as created by 2011 Wisconsin Act
2435
, is renumbered 175.60 (15) (b) 3m. and amended to read:
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1175.60 (15) (b) 3m. The department shall issue a renewal license by 1st class
2mail within 21 days of receiving a renewal application, statement, and fees under
3par. (b) subd. 1m.
AB479, s. 18 4Section 18. 175.60 (16) (b) 4. of the statutes is created to read:
AB479,7,75 175.60 (16) (b) 4. A weapon if a person who is issued a license under sub. (2)
6(a) 2., who has a license that was renewed under sub. (15) (bm), or who is a law
7enforcement officer is carrying the weapon.
AB479,7,88 (End)
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