Record of Committee Proceedings

Committee on State Affairs

Assembly Bill 996

Relating to: overseeing the administration of elections.

By Representatives Vos, Armstrong, Behnke, Cabral-Guevara, Dallman, Dittrich, Gundrum, Katsma, Knodl, Krug, Kuglitsch, Magnafici, Moses, Murphy, Mursau, Penterman, Plumer, Rozar, Sanfelippo, Steffen, Tusler, Wittke and Schraa; cosponsored by Senators LeMahieu, Darling, Stroebel and Ballweg.

February 16, 2022       Referred to Committee on State Affairs

February 21, 2022       Public Hearing Held

Present:       (13)      Representative Swearingen; Representatives Vorpagel, Kuglitsch, Tauchen, Summerfield, Spiros, Knodl, Brooks, Schraa, Sinicki, Pope, Ohnstad and McGuire.

Absent:       (0)        None.

Excused:     (0)        None.

Appearances For

·      Jake Wolf - Rep. Vos 69th Assembly District

·      Kyle Koenen - WI Institute for Law & Liberty

Appearances Against

·      Deborah Patel

·      Michael Haas - City of Madison

·      Debra Cronmiller - League of Women Voters of WI

·      Beverly Speer - WI Democracy Campaign

Appearances for Information Only

·      None.

Registrations For

·      Dominique Uhl

·      Curtis Uhl

·      Paula Moenning

·      Holly Ottesen

·      Raymond Liska

Registrations Against

·      Tami Jackson - WI Board for People W. Dev. Disabilities

·      Deborah Koconis

·      Disability Rights WI

·      Survival Coalition

·      Disability Vote Coalition

Registrations for Information Only

·      None.

March 10, 2022           Failed to pass pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1


Taylor Corkran

Committee Clerk