2023-2024 Wisconsin Legislature

Senate Bill 291

An Act to create 19.36 (14), 66.0512 and 940.20 (4m) of the statutes; Relating to: an election official's personal information, battery against election officials, whistleblower protection for municipal clerks, county clerks, and election officials who witness and report election fraud or irregularities, and providing a penalty.

Status: A - Rules

Important Actions (newest first)

Date / House Action Journal
4/15/2024 Asm.Failed to concur in pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1836
3/14/2024 Asm.Report concurrence as amended recommended by Committee on Campaigns and Elections, Ayes 9, Noes 0804
10/4/2023 Sen.Report passage recommended by Committee on Shared Revenue, Elections and Consumer Protection, Ayes 5, Noes 0487

History

Date / House Action Journal
5/15/2023 Sen.Introduced by Senators Jacque, Taylor, Quinn and Tomczyk;
cosponsored by Representatives Goeben, Ortiz-Velez, Sortwell, Allen, Binsfeld, Gustafson, Kitchens, Myers, O'Connor, Nedweski, Murphy, Baldeh, Behnke, Michalski, Maxey, Schmidt, Steffen, Subeck and Wichgers
238
5/15/2023 Sen.Read first time and referred to Committee on Shared Revenue, Elections and Consumer Protection238
5/24/2023 Sen.Representative Krug added as a cosponsor250
6/1/2023 Sen.Senator Spreitzer added as a coauthor259
9/8/2023 Sen.Representative Jacobson added as a cosponsor431
9/26/2023 Sen.Public hearing held 
10/3/2023 Sen.Executive action taken 
10/4/2023 Sen.Report passage recommended by Committee on Shared Revenue, Elections and Consumer Protection, Ayes 5, Noes 0487
10/4/2023 Sen.Available for scheduling 
10/16/2023 Sen.Placed on calendar 10-17-2023 pursuant to Senate Rule 18(1)517
10/17/2023 Sen.Read a second time529
10/17/2023 Sen.Ordered to a third reading529
10/17/2023 Sen.Rules suspended to give bill its third reading529
10/17/2023 Sen.Read a third time and passed529
10/17/2023 Sen.Ordered immediately messaged530
10/17/2023 Asm.Received from Senate351
10/19/2023 Asm.Read first time and referred to committee on Campaigns and Elections374
2/19/2024 Asm.Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Representative Krug704
2/20/2024 Asm.Executive action taken 
3/14/2024 Asm.Report Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 adoption recommended by Committee on Campaigns and Elections, Ayes 9, Noes 0804
3/14/2024 Asm.Report concurrence as amended recommended by Committee on Campaigns and Elections, Ayes 9, Noes 0804
3/14/2024 Asm.Referred to committee on Rules804
3/18/2024 Asm.Representative Andraca added as a cosponsor809
4/15/2024 Asm.Failed to concur in pursuant to Senate Joint Resolution 1836
 
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