(9g) BACKGROUND CHECKS. (a) The department shall
conduct a background check regarding an applicant for
a license using the following procedure:
1. The department shall create a confirmation num-
ber associated with the applicant.
2. The department shall conduct a criminal history
record search and shall search its records and conduct a
search in the national instant criminal background check
system to determine whether the applicant is prohibited
from possessing a firearm under federal law; whether the
applicant is prohibited from possessing a firearm under
s. 941.29; whether the applicant is prohibited from pos-
sessing a firearm under s. 51.20 (13) (cv) 1., 2007 stats.;
whether the applicant has been ordered not to possess a
firearm under s. 51.20 (13) (cv) 1., 51.45 (13) (i) 1., 54.10
(3) (f) 1., or 55.12 (10) (a); whether the applicant is sub-
ject to an injunction under s. 813.12 or 813.122, or a tribal
injunction, as defined in s. 813.12 (1) (e), issued by a
court established by any federally recognized Wisconsin
Indian tribe or band, except the Menominee Indian tribe
of Wisconsin, that includes notice to the respondent that
he or she is subject to the requirements and penalties
under s. 941.29 and that has been filed with the circuit
court under s. 806.247 (3); and whether the applicant is
prohibited from possessing a firearm under s. 813.125
(4m); and to determine if the court has prohibited the
applicant from possessing a dangerous weapon under s.
969.02 (3) (c) or 969.03 (1) (c) and if the applicant is pro-
hibited from possessing a dangerous weapon as a condi-
tion of release under s. 969.01.
3. As soon as practicable, the department shall do the
a. If the background check indicates sub. (3) (b), (c),
(d), or (e) applies to the applicant, create a unique nonap-
proval number for the applicant.
b. If the completed background check does not indi-
cate that sub. (3) (b), (c), (d), or (e) applies to the appli-
cant, create a unique approval number for the applicant.
(b) The department shall maintain a record of all
completed application forms and a record of all approval
or nonapproval numbers regarding background checks
under this subsection.