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2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
ASSEMBLY AMENDMENT 1,
TO ASSEMBLY BILL 153
April 24, 2017 - Offered by Representative Tusler.
AB153-AA1,1,11 At the locations indicated, amend the bill as follows:
AB153-AA1,1,2 21. Page 2, line 8: delete “3rd first" and substitute “3rd".
AB153-AA1,1,3 32. Page 2, line 12: delete “ 3rd first" and substitute “3rd".
AB153-AA1,1,4 43. Page 3, line 3: delete “ 3rd first" and substitute “3rd".
AB153-AA1,1,9 54. Page 3, line 5: after “ballots." insert “With regard to an election for
6president, the petitioner shall file the petition not later than 5 p.m. on the first
7business day following the day on which the commission receives the last statement
8from a county board of canvassers for the election following canvassing of all valid
9provisional ballots.
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AB153-AA1,1,10 105. Page 4, line 2: after that line insert:
AB153-AA1,1,11 11 Section 4m. 9.01 (1) (ag) 3m. of the statutes is amended to read:
AB153-AA1,2,13
19.01 (1) (ag) 3m. The petitioner shall pay any balance owing toward the fee due
2under subd. 2. within 30 45 days after the clerk or body receiving the petition
3provides the petitioner with a written statement of the amount due. If the petitioner
4has overpaid the fee due under subd. 2., the clerk or body receiving the petition shall
5refund the amount overpaid within 30 45 days after the board of canvassers makes
6its determination in the recount. If, as a result of the recount, the petitioner is the
7leading candidate, or the majority of votes cast on the referendum changes from
8affirmative to negative or from negative to affirmative, the clerk or body receiving
9the petition shall refund the amount paid within 30 45 days after the board of
10canvassers makes its determination in the recount. For purposes of this subdivision,
11a petitioner has not overpaid the fees due under subd. 2., and is therefore not entitled
12to a refund under this subdivision, if the recount results in a difference in the votes
13cast that is below the threshold for paying the fee under subd. 2.”.
AB153-AA1,2,14 146. Page 5, line 2: after that line insert:
AB153-AA1,2,15 15 Section 6d. 9.01 (1) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
AB153-AA1,2,2216 9.01 (1) (b) (intro.) The Except as provided under par. (ar) 3., the proper board
17of canvassers shall reconvene no earlier than 9 a.m. on the day following delivery of
18notice to all candidates under sub. (2) and no later than 9 a.m. on the day following
19the last day for filing of a petition. The board of canvassers shall then proceed to
20recount the ballots in the wards or municipalities specified and to review the
21allegations of fact contained in the petition or petitions. The recount shall proceed
22for each ward or municipality as follows:”.
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