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Assembly Bill 63

Relating To: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, and the fee for an identification card issued by the Department of Transportation.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AARP Notified Date 3/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/28/2005

American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2005

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Notified Date 4/6/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
4/6/2005

Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Inc Notified Date 3/23/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/23/2005

Comments
The bill would create unreasonable barriers for older voters.
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 3/22/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/22/2005

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 2/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/4/2005

Comments
Opposing AB63, which would complicate election administration, place an unfair burden on certain groups, and result in suppression of voting.
Local Union 2150 IBEW Notified Date 2/23/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/23/2005

Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin Notified Date 3/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/1/2005

Comments
Creates unneccesary barriers to voter participation.
Lutheran Social Services of Wisconsin & Upper Michigan Inc Notified Date 3/7/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
3/7/2005

Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/16/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/16/2005

SEIU Wisconsin State Council (formerly Serv.Employ. Int'l. Union-Wis. State Coun.) Notified Date 2/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/2/2005

Service Employees International Union Local 150 Notified Date 3/24/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/24/2005

Comments
SEIU Local 150 believes this provision infringes upon the people's right to vote.
State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/11/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/11/2005

United Council of UW Students Inc Notified Date 2/28/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/28/2005

United Transportation Union Notified Date 2/15/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/15/2005

Wisconsin Bankers Association Notified Date 2/7/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/7/2005

Wisconsin Citizen Action Notified Date 2/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/8/2005

Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy Notified Date 4/5/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/5/2005

Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers Notified Date 2/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2005

Wisconsin Council of the Blind Notified Date 2/8/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/21/2005

Comments
Growning concerns with the mandate that a photo copy of a blind or visually impaired persons ID be included with the return of an absentee ballot.
Against
Report Date
3/18/2005

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Notified Date 2/1/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2005

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 2/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2005

Wisconsin Federation of Teachers Notified Date 3/2/2006 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/2/2006

Wisconsin Laborers District Council Notified Date 5/4/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/4/2005

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 3/14/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/14/2005

Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG) Notified Date 2/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2005

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 2/3/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/3/2005

Wisconsin State Council of Carpenters Notified Date 2/22/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/12/2005

Wisconsin State Employees Union Notified Date 2/2/2005 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/2/2005

Lobbying Efforts

  2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2005
January - June
246.00
2005
July - December
49.00
2006
January - June
17.00
2006
July - December
2.00
Total 314.00
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc 2005
January - June
6.00
2005
July - December
4.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 10.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2005
January - June
2.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc 2005
January - June
6.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 6.00
Lutheran Office for Public Policy in Wisconsin 2005
January - June
20.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
7.00
2006
July - December
Total 27.00
Oneida Tribe of Indians of Wisconsin 2005
January - June
2005
July - December
2.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 2.00
SEIU Wisconsin State Council (formerly Serv.Employ. Int'l. Union-Wis. State Coun.) 2005
January - June
62.00
2005
July - December
20.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 82.00
Service Employees International Union Local 150 2005
January - June
1.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 1.00
United Council of UW Students Inc 2005
January - June
7.00
2005
July - December
4.00
2006
January - June
6.00
2006
July - December
Total 17.00
United Transportation Union 2005
January - June
43.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 43.00
Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy 2005
January - June
6.00
2005
July - December
3.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 9.00
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers 2005
January - June
8.00
2005
July - December
9.00
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 17.00
Wisconsin Council of the Blind 2005
January - June
5.00
2005
July - December
7.00
2006
January - June
4.00
2006
July - December
2.00
Total 18.00
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign 2005
January - June
8.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 8.00
Wisconsin Education Association Council 2005
January - June
64.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 64.00
Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group (WISPIRG) 2005
January - June
8.00
2005
July - December
2006
January - June
2006
July - December
Total 8.00