2015 - 2016 LEGISLATURE
February 23, 2015 - Introduced by Representatives Horlacher, Allen, Ballweg,
Berceau, E. Brooks, R. Brooks, Gannon, Heaton, Jacque, Jarchow, Kapenga,
Katsma, Kremer, Murphy, Mursau, Murtha, Quinn, Steffen, Thiesfeldt,
Tittl and Weatherston, cosponsored by Senators Harsdorf,
Petrowski, Lassa, Marklein, Nass, Cowles, Vinehout, Moulton and
Wanggaard. Referred to Committee on Campaigns and Elections.
1An Act to create
6.86 (7) of the statutes; relating to: responding to a request
2for an absentee ballot.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
Under this bill, a municipal clerk who receives a request for an absentee ballot
by mail, electronic mail, or facsimile transmission must respond to the request no
later than one business day after receiving the request.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
6.86 (7) of the statutes is created to read:
The clerk shall respond to a request for an absentee ballot sent by mail, 5
electronic mail, or facsimile transmission no later than one business day after 6
receiving the request.