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


MADISON — Tomorrow, the Department of Justice will host the second 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 - Tomorrow
Tuesday, July 24, 2012, at 11 a.m.
Green Bay Police Training Center
307 South Adams Street
Green Bay


Another hearing will be held Wednesday in Pewaukee.


Public Hearing
Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at 10 a.m.
Waukesha County Technical College
Business Building Room B130/B140
800 Main Street


On Monday, July 16, 2012, the Department of Justice hosted the first public hearing on the proposed permanent rules at the Superior Police Department in Superior. Individuals unable to attend any of the hearings 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