2023-2024 Wisconsin Legislature

Senate Bill 685

An Act to repeal 5.85 (5), 5.86 and 7.03 (1) (c); to renumber and amend 7.52 (1) (a); to amend 5.05 (12), 5.056, 5.84 (1), 5.84 (2), 5.85 (1), 5.87 (1), 5.91 (17), 6.15 (4) (a), 6.15 (4) (b), 6.29 (2) (am), 6.55 (2) (cs), 6.56 (3m), 6.79 (2) (dm), 6.86 (1) (b), 6.87 (6), 6.88 (1), 6.88 (2), 7.15 (1) (cm), 7.37 (12), 7.51 (1), 7.52 (2), 7.52 (3) (a), 7.52 (4) (a), 7.52 (9) and 54.25 (2) (c) 1. g.; and to create 5.05 (5g), 5.057, 6.88 (4), 7.15 (16), 7.52 (1) (d) to (h), 7.52 (10), 7.52 (11), 66.0512 and 756.04 (11) (am) of the statutes; Relating to: transmitting and canvassing absentee ballots, use of central counting locations, election night reporting, whistleblower protection for municipal clerks, notifications and verifications concerning citizenship status, court determinations of incompetency and ineligibility to vote, and providing a penalty. (FE)

Status: S - Shared Revenue, Elections and Consumer Protection

Important Actions (newest first)

Date / House Action Journal
12/12/2023 Sen.Public hearing held 

History

Date / House Action Journal
11/15/2023 Sen.Introduced by Senator Cabral-Guevara;
cosponsored by Representatives Tusler, Maxey, Armstrong, Dittrich, Donovan, Kitchens, Michalski, Murphy, O'Connor, Rettinger, Rozar, Schraa and Steffen
624
11/15/2023 Sen.Read first time and referred to Committee on Shared Revenue, Elections and Consumer Protection624
11/15/2023 Sen.Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senator Cabral-Guevara623
12/11/2023 Sen.Fiscal estimate received 
12/12/2023 Sen.Public hearing held 
 
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