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2013-2014 Wisconsin Legislature

Assembly Bill 225

Relating to: various changes in the campaign finance laws; exemption of certain electors from the requirement to present proof of identification when voting in an election; identifying documentation to establish proof of residency for voter registration; recording the type of identifying document provided as proof of residence; limiting the times for voting by absentee ballot in person; the method of reporting election returns by municipalities; fees for election recounts; the method of recounting votes cast with automatic tabulating equipment; residency of election officials; recall petition requirements; the procedure for recounting ballots when electors voting in person are required to sign the poll list and fail to do so; challenging an elector's registration during recount proceedings; witness addresses on absentee ballot certificates; nominees submitted by the Government Accountability Board candidate committee; securing ballot containers; party representation for election officials serving at polling places; and scheduling of referendums. (FE)

Status: Elections and Urban Affairs

Important Actions (newest first)

Date / House Action Journal
4/8/2014 Sen.Failed to concur in pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1844
6/10/2013 Asm.Report passage as amended recommended by Committee on Campaigns and Elections, Ayes 8, Noes 1212

History

Date / House Action Journal
5/31/2013 Asm.Introduced by Representatives Stone, Kleefisch, J. Ott, Stroebel, Jagler, Knodl, Endsley, Kooyenga, Schraa, Kuglitsch, Weatherston, Honadel, Kapenga, Jacque, Knudson, A. Ott, Tittl, Czaja, Kestell, Mursau, LeMahieu, Hutton, Klenke, Neylon, Craig, August, Kerkman, Suder, Vos, Kramer, Murtha, Nygren, Strachota, Ballweg, Pridemore, Sanfelippo, Thiesfeldt, Ripp, Born and Bies194
5/31/2013 Asm.Read first time and referred to Committee on Campaigns and Elections194
6/4/2013 Asm.Public hearing held 
6/10/2013 Asm.Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Representatives Vos, Mason, Stone, Kessler and Berceau212
6/10/2013 Asm.Executive action taken 
6/10/2013 Asm.Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Committee on Campaigns and Elections212
6/10/2013 Asm.Report Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption recommended by Committee on Campaigns and Elections, Ayes 9, Noes 0212
6/10/2013 Asm.Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption recommended by Committee on Campaigns and Elections, Ayes 8, Noes 1212
6/10/2013 Asm.Report passage as amended recommended by Committee on Campaigns and Elections, Ayes 8, Noes 1212
6/10/2013 Asm.Referred to Committee on Rules212
6/10/2013 Asm.Placed on calendar 6-12-2013 by Committee on Rules 
6/11/2013 Asm.Representatives Hutton, Sanfelippo and Tittl withdrawn as coauthors215
6/12/2013 Asm.Representatives Craig, Jagler, J. Ott and Stroebel withdrawn as coauthors218
6/12/2013 Asm.Read a second time221
6/12/2013 Asm.Assembly Amendment 1 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adopted222
6/12/2013 Asm.Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Representatives Bernier and Berceau216
6/12/2013 Asm.Assembly Amendment 2 to Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adopted222
6/12/2013 Asm.Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adopted222
6/12/2013 Asm.Ordered to a third reading222
6/12/2013 Asm.Rules suspended222
6/12/2013 Asm.Read a third time and passed222
6/12/2013 Asm.Ordered immediately messaged222
6/13/2013 Sen.Received from Assembly270
6/14/2013 Sen.Representative Neylon withdrawn as a coauthor271
6/27/2013 Sen.Fiscal estimate received 
7/2/2013 Sen.Fiscal estimate received 
8/19/2013 Sen.Read first time and referred to committee on Elections and Urban Affairs337
12/13/2013 Sen.Representative Jacque withdrawn as a coauthor527
12/18/2013 Sen.Public hearing held 
1/15/2014 Sen.LRB correction (Assembly Substitute Amendment 1)573
4/8/2014 Sen.Failed to concur in pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1844
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