Day 34. Utterly Disgusted. Part of the group that had checks posted than our applications vanished! No reasonable explanation given, don't know if it was mailed out and lost. No one to go to get help, just have to wait until day 45 resubmit proof that it was sent in. Than wait for them to research. I can only hope that some of our lawmakers are reading our posts. Come election time I will remember this.
Late 0ct purchased pistol 5 mins passed bg check
Nov purchased Carbine passed check in 5 mins
Last year bought shotgun no problems ever.
Obtained carriers permit in P.A. last year got it in 20 days!
We have been waiting for cow for years, and now some can't wait a couple of months? Get over it! I'm sure all of the calls are NOT going to speed up the process for the rest of us at all.
Check posted 11/14
Check cleared 11/15
... and nothing as of 12/9.
Take a deep breath and relax people!!!
Quote Originally Posted by magic4833 View Post
“So I called again and asked what was going on? A very nice lady stated there was no such thing as first come first served and I would have to wait until 45 day mark.”
Below taken from the Wisconsin CCW application form:
"Application Processing: Completed application packets will be processed in the order they were received. Upon completion of the background investigation, if it is determined you meet the criteria established by law, your license will be mailed to you. Due to confidentiality requirements, the status of your application may not be checked by telephone."
So there should be no valid reason some many that sent applications on the 1st or shortly after should still be waiting since many that applied later already have their permit.
Seems someone didn't read the process that they were to follow.........
Newbie here.......sent in application 11/7.......check posted to account 11/21................permit status............who knows
When we began seeing people who submitted 2, 3 weeks after us getting theirs before us it raised questions such as following protocol set forth by the DOJ. When we began calling the DOJ for an explanation we received numerous and often at times conflicting statements. Luckily we have this site to compare our results to our phone calls. We have been misled, received rude treatment, and often flat out lied to. Some calls have resulted in honest answers some of which included earlier applications being lost, misplaced call it what you want.
Speaking for the few people whom I met met on this site we are simply concerned our applications have been mailed and perhaps lost in the mail! leaving us in a state of perpetual limbo.
We'll see what today's mail brings...OH YEA, NOTHING but disappointment as usual...wait and see
The law has a built-in deadline, which is rapidly approaching for a bunch of people. But DOJ is issuing to people who have not even applied until the 9th or 10th day, while an unknown number of prior applicants from the 1st few days still wait. Forget fairness, and first in line - first served, and all that. It's now become an issue of DOJ being "in the process" of violating the law as written.... unnecessarily. It defies concern for that legal deadline, to be issuing to those with a deadline 10 days later than others. If they were concerned at all about meeting the deadline, and following the law, this would not be happening. But it's only the Dept of JUSTICE... why should they be concerned about a trivial matter such as a law?
If they meet everybody's 45 day deadline, then there's no violation. But if a single license is issued prior to it's deadline, and a single license is still NOT issued by it's deadline, that's a clear violation that could've been avoided if the process was done properly. There's no excuses. Laws don't give "us" excuses, govt shouldn't have any either if it clearly could've been avoided.
Each deadline "missed" will be a violation of Act 35. Their pace has been 600 CWLs per day issued. If there's a 10 day differance between deadlines of those issued ahead of those who have not been issued, that's 6,000 violations of a law by a law enforcement agency, that will likely occur that could've been avoided. It's not just one violation. Each license not issued or denied by "day 45" is a violation. That's not a trivial matter that can be resolved by the "patience" of those violated against. Try not paying your taxes on time... then telling the govt "have some patience, I've got all these other bills to pay... I didn't expect so many". See how far that'll get ya.
I don't know any of my friends that have applied for a permit. Like I said before my hubby: mailed on 11/2, check cleared 11/14, received permit 11/17. Me: mailed 11/4, check cleared 11/18, no permit yet.
They don't care about the 45 day limit or being in violation of there own law. After all they are the law. I'm sure they are getting a good laugh at our expense. Any formal complaints after the 45 day point will be treated laughter and a slap on the back between those in the DOJ.
Even a baboon could sort thru the mail in a couple of days and put it in date order. EXCEPT that as I've seen our postal service no longer puts dates on the cancellation stamps. (wonder why? but that's another complaint for another time). They should of, could of, keep them in delivery order by date received but obviously that was too much to expect from a civil service department attached to the DOJ.