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Reminder: Department of Justice to Host First of Three Public Hearings on Rules for Concealed Carry Law


MADISON — On Monday, July 16, 2012, the Department of Justice will host the first of three public hearings on the proposed permanent rules for 2011 Wisconsin Act 35, the state's “Concealed Carry Law” that took effect on November 1, 2011. The purpose of these hearings is to elicit feedback from members of the public on the proposed permanent rules.


Public Hearing
Monday, July 16, 2012, at 10 a.m.
Superior Police Department
1316 North 14th Street


Two other hearings will be held later this month in Green Bay (July 24) and Pewaukee (July 25). Individuals unable to attend may submit written comments no later than 4 p.m. on August 1, 2012. For contact information and details for the future public hearings, visit the following link: Notice of Rulemaking Hearings


Staff members of the DOJ's Division of Law Enforcement Services also will be available on-site to answer questions. Since Act 35 took effect, the DOJ has operated under “emergency rules.” Visit the following link for the details of future public hearings, the emergency rules and proposed permanent rules: More Information About CCW Rules