National Shooting Sports Foundation
The National Shooting Sports Foundation, (NSSF) is a non-profit trade association for the shooting, hunting and firearms industry. Based in Newtown, Connecticut in the United States, NSSF's membership includes manufacturers, distributors, retailers, sportsmen's organizations and media.
Campaign Finance$829,947 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Republicans vs. Democratsin dollars. "Other" includes 3rd parties and organizations without official party affiliation.
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Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
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Lobbying on Behalf of National Shooting Sports Foundation
Names of Lobbyists
Firm Hired Amount National Shooting Sports Foundation $1,750,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Firearms, Guns & Ammunition,
- Natural Resources,
- Environment & Superfund,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Foreign Relations,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.510 S.632 Firearms Fairness and Affordability Act S.838 Hunting, Fishing, and Recreational Shooting Protection Act H.R.1558 To amend the Toxic Substances Control Act to clarify the jurisdiction of the Environmental Protection Agency with respect to certain sporting good articles, and to exempt those articles from a definition under that Act. H.R.495 Southwest Border Violence Reduction Act of 2009 S.205 Southwest Border Violence Reduction Act of 2009 H.R.45 Blair Holt's Firearm Licensing and Record of Sale Act of 2009 H.R.642 Recreational Shooting Protection Act H.R.1437 Southern Border Security Task Force Act of 2009 H.R.1448 Border Law Enforcement Enhancement Act of 2009
RegulationsMentioned in 15 dockets; Submitted to 3 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "National Shooting Sports Foundation" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Documents Submitted by the Organization
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Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 2506 OSHA EXPLOSIVES 2007
- Toggle 26 EPA Lead Fishing Sinkers and Ammunition Components 2010
- Toggle 4 Machine Guns, Destructive Devices and Certain Other Firearms: Background Checks for Responsible Persons of a Corporation, Trust or Other Legal Entity with Respect to Making or Transferring a Firearm 2013
- Toggle 1 FWS Removal of gray wolf in Wyoming from the list of Endangered and Threatened Species 2011
- Toggle 1 FWS Migratory Game Bird Hunting Regulations for the 2008-09 Season 2008
- Toggle 1 DOS Amendment to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations: Registration and Licensing of Brokers, Brokering Activities, and Related Provisions 2011
- Toggle 1 EPA National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan; The National Priorities List for Uncontrolled Hazardous Waste Sites. Final Rule 54 FR 48184 (11/21/89) 1989
- Toggle 1 BIS Effects of Foreign Policy-Based Export Controls 2012
- Toggle 1 AMS Establishment of Honey Packers and Importers Research, Promotion, Consumer Education and Industry Information Order and Suspension of the Honey Research, Promotion, and Consumer Information Order Unknown
- Toggle 1 FWS General Regulations for Areas Administered by the National Park Service and the Fish and Wildlife Service 2008
Federal Spending4 grants
Federal grants, contracts and loans are reported by federal agencies using the FPDS and FAADS systems. The data is made available to the public at USASpending.gov. Please note that the completeness and quality of the data varies greatly by agency.
Only grants, contracts and loans with amounts over $1 million are shown.
Because company names are not reported in a standardized manner, we cannot reliably determine the company receiving the contract or award. The results shown here are based on a search for the company name. Individual records may be missed or erroneously included because of name variations. For more information, please see our federal spending methodology page.
Note: Company names in federal spending data are not standardized. The table below is included only as a sample of what is available in the data and has not been reviewed for accuracy or completeness. To investigate the data further, use the links at the bottom of the table.
|National Shooting Sports Foundation||2001||Office Of Justice Programs||PROJECT HOMESAFE||$4,989,000|
|National Shooting Sports Foundation||2004||Office Of Justice Programs||FY 2004 BJA SOLICITED APPLICATIONS||$4,796,264|
|National Shooting Sports Foundation||2005||Office Of Justice Programs||FY 2005 BJA SOLICITED AWARDS||$4,705,880|
|National Shooting Sports Foundation||2007||Office Of Justice Programs||Don't Lie for the Other Guy||$1,000,000|
Advisory Committees1 person on 1 committee
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "National Shooting Sports Foundation" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of the Interior 1 person on 1 committee