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2015-2016 Wisconsin Legislature

Senate Bill 295

An Act to repeal 6.26 and 7.515; to renumber and amend 6.28 (1); to amend 5.056, 5.85 (2) (b) 1., 5.85 (2) (b) 2., 5.90 (1), 5.91 (intro.), 6.22 (5), 6.24 (3), 6.25 (1) (a), 6.25 (1) (b), 6.275 (1) (b), 6.30 (1), 6.32, 6.33 (1), 6.33 (2) (a), 6.33 (2) (b), 6.34 (2), 6.34 (3) (a) 7. b., 6.35 (1) (intro.), 6.36 (1) (b) 1. a., 6.36 (2) (c), 6.40 (1) (a) 1., 6.40 (1) (c), 6.50 (10), 6.55 (2) (b), 6.55 (2) (c) 1., 6.55 (2) (cs), 6.55 (2) (d), 6.55 (6), 6.79 (1m), 6.79 (2) (d), 6.86 (3) (b), 6.86 (3) (c), 6.87 (4) (b) 1., 6.87 (6), 7.03 (1) (d), 7.08 (1) (c), 7.30 (2) (a), 7.31 (1), 7.315 (1) (a), 7.315 (1) (b) 1., 7.315 (1) (b) 2., 7.315 (3), 7.37 (13), 7.51 (5) (b), 7.53 (1) (a), 7.53 (3) (a), 9.01 (1) (a) 1., 17.29, 85.61 (1) and 343.027; and to create 5.02 (4g), 5.05 (16), 6.30 (5), 6.34 (2m), 6.34 (3) (a) 12., 6.34 (4), 6.35 (2), 6.36 (1) (ae), 6.87 (6d), 7.315 (4) and 7.315 (5) of the statutes; Relating to: electronic voter registration, verification of certain registrations, proof of residence for voting in an election, authorizing Wisconsin to enter into agreements to share information related to the registration and voting of electors; election registration officials; testing election officials after training; electronic poll lists; election equipment approval; overvoted ballots; voter registration proof of residency for an individual in a residential care facility; counting of absentee ballots; witness address required for valid absentee ballot; and granting rule-making authority. (FE)

Status: Enacted into law

Important Actions (newest first)

Date / House Action Journal
3/16/2016 Sen.Published 3-17-2016836
2/16/2016 Asm.Read a third time and concurred in as amended, Ayes 56, Noes 38, Paired 4703
2/9/2016 Sen.Read a third time and passed, Ayes 19, Noes 13702

History

Date / House Action Journal
10/9/2015 Sen.Read first time and referred to Committee on Elections and Local Government446
10/9/2015 Sen.Read first time and referred to Committee on Elections and Local Government446
10/12/2015 Sen.Senator Risser withdrawn as a coauthor450
10/12/2015 Sen.Senator Miller withdrawn as a coauthor450
10/12/2015 Sen.Representative Sargent withdrawn as a cosponsor450
10/12/2015 Sen.Representative Pope withdrawn as a cosponsor450
10/12/2015 Sen.Representative Kahl withdrawn as a cosponsor450
10/12/2015 Sen.Representative Kolste withdrawn as a cosponsor450
10/12/2015 Sen.Representative Berceau withdrawn as a cosponsor450
10/13/2015 Sen.Public hearing held 
2/2/2016 Sen.Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senator LeMahieu667
2/3/2016 Sen.Fiscal estimate received 
2/3/2016 Sen.Executive action taken 
2/5/2016 Sen.Report adoption of Senate Substitute Amendment 1 recommended by Committee on Elections and Local Government, Ayes 3, Noes 2677
2/5/2016 Sen.Report passage as amended recommended by Committee on Elections and Local Government, Ayes 3, Noes 2677
2/5/2016 Sen.Available for scheduling 
2/8/2016 Sen.Placed on calendar 2-9-2016 pursuant to Senate Rule 18(1)683
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senator LeMahieu686
2/9/2016 Sen.Placed on the foot of the 11th order of business on the calendar of 2-9-2016693
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Substitute Amendment 2 offered by Senators Lassa, Carpenter, L. Taylor, Erpenbach, Risser, Miller, Bewley, Vinehout, Wirch, Shilling and Hansen686
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 2 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senators Miller, Risser, Vinehout, L. Taylor, Ringhand, Bewley, C. Larson, Carpenter, Wirch, Hansen, Lassa, Shilling and Erpenbach686
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 3 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senators Miller, Risser, Vinehout, L. Taylor, Ringhand, Bewley, C. Larson, Carpenter, Wirch, Hansen, Lassa, Shilling and Erpenbach686
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 4 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senators Miller, Risser, Vinehout, L. Taylor, Ringhand, Bewley, C. Larson, Carpenter, Hansen and Erpenbach686
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 5 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senator Carpenter686
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 6 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senators Carpenter, Hansen, L. Taylor, Wirch, C. Larson, Ringhand, Bewley, Vinehout, Miller, Erpenbach, Risser and Shilling686
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 7 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senators Carpenter, Hansen, Wirch, L. Taylor, C. Larson, Ringhand, Bewley, Vinehout, Miller, Erpenbach, Risser, Shilling and Lassa686
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 8 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senators Carpenter, L. Taylor, C. Larson, Ringhand, Bewley, Vinehout, Miller, Erpenbach, Risser, Shilling, Lassa and Hansen686
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 9 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senators Lassa, Hansen, Wirch, Carpenter, L. Taylor, C. Larson, Ringhand, Bewley, Vinehout, Miller, Erpenbach, Risser and Shilling686
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 10 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senators Lassa, Hansen, Wirch, Carpenter, L. Taylor, C. Larson, Ringhand, Bewley, Vinehout, Miller, Erpenbach, Risser and Shilling686
2/9/2016 Sen.Read a second time693
2/9/2016 Sen.Placed on the foot of the 11th order of business on the calendar of 2-9-2016700
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 11 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Senator LeMahieu686
2/9/2016 Sen.Rules suspended and Senate Substitute Amendment 2 taken up 700
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Substitute Amendment 2 laid on table, Ayes 19, Noes 13700
2/9/2016 Sen.Point of order that Senate Substitute Amendment 1 was not germane not well taken700
2/9/2016 Sen.Decision of the Chair stands as the judgement of the Senate, Ayes 19, Noes 13700
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 1 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 adopted701
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 2 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 19, Noes 13701
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 3 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 19, Noes 13701
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 4 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 19, Noes 13701
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 5 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 19, Noes 13701
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 6 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 19, Noes 13701
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 7 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 19, Noes 13701
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 8 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 19, Noes 13702
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 9 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 19, Noes 13702
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 10 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 19, Noes 13702
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Amendment 11 to Senate Substitute Amendment 1 adopted702
2/9/2016 Sen.Senate Substitute Amendment 1 adopted, Ayes 19, Noes 13702
2/9/2016 Sen.Ordered to a third reading702
2/9/2016 Sen.Rules suspended702
2/9/2016 Sen.Read a third time and passed, Ayes 19, Noes 13702
2/9/2016 Sen.Ordered immediately messaged704
2/9/2016 Asm.Received from Senate621
2/11/2016 Asm.Read first time and referred to committee on Rules633
2/11/2016 Asm.Placed on calendar 2-16-2016 by Committee on Rules 
2/15/2016 Asm.Assembly Amendment 1 offered by Representative Brostoff654
2/16/2016 Asm.Assembly Amendment 2 offered by Representative Vos701
2/16/2016 Asm.Read a second time700
2/16/2016 Asm.Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 offered by Representatives Berceau, Zamarripa and Kessler700
2/16/2016 Asm.Assembly Substitute Amendment 1 laid on table, Ayes 62, Noes 34700
2/16/2016 Asm.Placed at the foot of the calendar of 2-16-2016701
2/16/2016 Asm.Placed at the foot of the calendar of 2-16-2016701
2/16/2016 Asm.Ordered to a third reading703
2/16/2016 Asm.Rules suspended703
2/16/2016 Asm.Read a third time and concurred in as amended, Ayes 56, Noes 38, Paired 4703
2/16/2016 Asm.Ordered immediately messaged704
2/16/2016 Asm.Ordered immediately messaged704
2/16/2016 Asm.Ordered immediately messaged704
2/17/2016 Sen.Received from Assembly amended and concurred in as amended, Assembly Amendment 2 adopted753
3/14/2016 Sen.Placed on calendar 3-15-2016 pursuant to Senate Rule 18(1)806
3/15/2016 Sen.Assembly Amendment 2 concurred in814
3/15/2016 Sen.Action ordered immediately messaged814
3/15/2016 Sen.Report correctly enrolled810
3/15/2016 Sen.Presented to the Governor on 3-15-2016810
3/16/2016 Sen.Published 3-17-2016 
3/16/2016 Sen.Published 3-17-2016836
 
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