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Senate Bill 240

Relating To: Relating to: restoring the right to vote to certain persons barred from voting as a result of a felony conviction and changing the information required on voter registration forms.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 7/23/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/23/2009

Comments
Once felons have served their time in prison and are released, they are less likely to re-offend, if they get a chance to exercise the responsibilities of citizenship, especially voting.
ATTIC Correctional Services Inc Notified Date 7/22/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/22/2009

Comments
A logical extension of the expansion of the voting franchise which began only as white men of property. As per the Bill, we support the reinstatement of voting rights only for those offfenders who are not incarcerated.
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 7/27/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/27/2009

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 9/1/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/1/2009

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 9/3/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/3/2009

Comments
Position of the Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section (09/03/2009)
Voces de la Frontera Action, Inc. Notified Date 7/30/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/30/2009

Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy Notified Date 1/20/2010 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/20/2010

Wisconsin Council on Community Corrections Notified Date 7/28/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
7/28/2009

Comments
State wide organization of community based corrections service providers endorses the extension of the franchise to those not incarcerated but under supervision.
Wisconsin Professional Police Association Notified Date 8/31/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
9/21/2009

None
Report Date
8/31/2009

Wisconsin Sheriffs and Deputy Sheriffs Association Notified Date 10/31/2009 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
10/31/2009

Lobbying Efforts

  2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
174.00
2010
January - June
73.00
2010
July - December
Total 247.00
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
169.00
2010
January - June
73.00
2010
July - December
Total 242.00
National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
3.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 3.00
Wisconsin Coalition for Advocacy 2009
January - June
2009
July - December
2.00
2010
January - June
2010
July - December
Total 2.00