February 2006

Short Shots: 02/06

New Wisconsin Bill Might Override Governorís Vote

Republican leaders in the Wisconsin state assembly may have fashioned a carry-concealed weapons measure strong enough to override of the expected veto from Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle. The bill, SB 403, passed on a 64 to 32 vote. The amendment to the concealed weapons bill included provisions that would:

• Lower the allowable blood-alcohol concentration for those carrying a concealed weapon to 0.02, from 0.08.

• Create a 100-foot safety zone around school property into which guns couldnít be carried.

• Require a refresher training course for permit holders every five years.

• Make the filing of a fa...

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