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  Date of enactment: March 27, 2014
2013 Senate Bill 377   Date of publication*: March 28, 2014
* Section 991.11, Wisconsin Statutes: Effective date of acts. "Every act and every portion of an act enacted by the legislature over the governor's partial veto which does not expressly prescribe the time when it takes effect shall take effect on the day after its date of publication."
2013 WISCONSIN ACT 148
An Act to amend 6.275 (1) (intro.), 6.275 (2) and 7.15 (1) (g); and to create 6.275 (1) (f) of the statutes; relating to: reporting registration and voting statistics.
The people of the state of Wisconsin, represented in senate and assembly, do enact as follows:
148,1 Section 1. 6.275 (1) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
6.275 (1) (intro.) Within Except as provided in par. (f), no later than 30 days after each primary and election at which a state or national office is filled or a statewide referendum is held, including any special election, the municipal clerk or board of election commissioners shall make a written statement in duplicate submit electronically a report to the board and the county clerk or board of election commissioners of each county in which the municipality is located specifying:
148,2 Section 2. 6.275 (1) (f) of the statutes is created to read:
6.275 (1) (f) The total number of postcards sent by the municipal clerk or board of election commissioners under s. 6.56 (3), the total number of such postcards returned to the municipal clerk or board of election commissioners because the elector did not reside at the address given on the postcard, the total number of electors whose status was changed from eligible to ineligible on the registration list as a result of the audit under s. 6.56 (3), and the number of individuals referred to the district attorney under s. 6.56 (3). The municipal clerk or board of election commissioners shall provide the information described under this paragraph to the board and the county clerk or county board of election commissioners at the earliest practicable time after, but no later than 90 days after, each primary and election at which a state or national office is filled or a statewide referendum is held, including any special election. The municipal clerk or board of election commissioners shall update the information described under this paragraph on a monthly basis and shall submit, on a monthly basis, any such updated information to the board and the county clerk or county board of election commissioners.
148,3 Section 3. 6.275 (2) of the statutes is amended to read:
6.275 (2) Upon receipt of each report filed under this section, the county clerk or board of election commissioners shall forward one copy to the board shall, within 7 days of receiving the report, publish the information on its Internet site. The board shall update the information published under this subsection on a monthly basis.
148,4 Section 4. 7.15 (1) (g) of the statutes is amended to read:
7.15 (1) (g) Report In the manner prescribed by the board, report suspected election frauds, irregularities, or violations of which the clerk has knowledge to the district attorney for the county where the suspected activity occurs and to the board. The board shall annually report the information obtained under this paragraph to the legislature under s. 13.172 (2).
148,5 Section 5. Nonstatutory provisions.
(1) Reporting in 2014. Notwithstanding Section 6 of this act, pursuant to sections 5.05 (14) and 7.15 (13) of the statutes, the government accountability board shall request that municipal clerks and the boards of election commissioners provide to the government accountability board the information described in section 6.275 (1) (f) of the statutes, as created by this act, for the 2014 general election and the municipal clerks and the boards of election commissioners shall provide the information no later than 90 days after completion of that election. The government accountability board shall publish the information on its Internet site.
148,6 Section 6 . Effective date.
(1) This act takes effect on January 1, 2016.
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