2017 - 2018 LEGISLATURE
October 24, 2017 - Introduced by Representatives Sargent, Genrich, Hebl,
Kolste, Goyke, Pope, Spreitzer, Novak, Sinicki, Billings, Zamarripa,
Hesselbein, Anderson, Shankland, C. Taylor, Berceau, Crowley, Hintz and
Fields, cosponsored by Senators Erpenbach, Hansen, Ringhand, Larson,
Risser and Vinehout. Referred to Committee on Campaigns and Elections.
1An Act relating to: increasing funding to the Elections Commission for elections
2administration positions and making an appropriation.
Analysis by the Legislative Reference Bureau
This bill increases the amount appropriated to the Elections Commission by
$304,100 in each year of the 2017-19 biennium in order to increase the number of
FTE positions authorized to the Elections Commission by 5.0 FTE positions.
For further information see the state fiscal estimate, which will be printed as
an appendix to this bill.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do
enact as follows:
(1) Elections commission; federal funding for elections administration.
the schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the 6
elections commission under section 20.510 (1) (x) of the statutes, the dollar amount 7
for fiscal year 2017-18 is increased by $304,100 to increase the authorized FTE
positions for the elections commission by 5.0 FTE FED positions for the purpose of 2
(2) Elections commission; funding for elections administration.
In the 4
schedule under section 20.005 (3) of the statutes for the appropriation to the elections 5
commission under section 20.510 (1) (a) of the statutes, the dollar amount for fiscal 6
year 2018-19 is increased by $304,100 to increase the authorized FTE positions for 7
the elections commission by 5.0 FTE GPR positions for the purpose of elections 8