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Senate Bill 6

Relating To: Relating to: requiring certain identification in order to vote at a polling place or obtain an absentee ballot, verification of the addresses of electors, absentee voting procedure in certain residential care apartment complexes and adult family homes, identification cards issued by the Department of Transportation, creating an identification certificate issued by the Department of Transportation, requiring the exercise of rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
Bill Text and History
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Lobbying Principals

Principal Name Notified Date Communication Date Comments Supporting Documentation  
AARP Notified Date 3/12/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/12/2011

American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/19/2011

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen Notified Date 5/13/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/13/2011

Citizen Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/14/2011

City of Madison Notified Date 2/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/1/2011

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 2/8/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/8/2011

Comments
Seeking Amendments
Coalition of Wisconsin Aging Groups Inc Notified Date 2/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/24/2011

Common Cause in Wisconsin Notified Date 1/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/27/2011

Construction Business Group Notified Date 1/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/27/2011

Dane County Notified Date 3/1/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/1/2011

Dane County Cities & Villages Association Notified Date 4/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
4/25/2011

Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2011

Forest County Potawatomi Community Notified Date 1/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/24/2011

Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/25/2011

Ho-Chunk Nation Notified Date 5/5/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/5/2011

League of Wisconsin Municipalities Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/25/2011

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund Inc Notified Date 1/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/27/2011

Comments
438 20110127_104632_Oppose_SB6_testimony.pdf
Against
Report Date
1/17/2011

Comments
This bill does not solve a problem, and it would keep many eligible citizens from voting. The bill should not be fast-tracked. A reliable fiscal estimate is needed. Voters and state & local governments need time to comply.
www.lwvwi.org
Marquette University Notified Date 1/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/27/2011

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/23/2011

Mental Health America of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/27/2011

Comments
Need to provide alternatives for people with disabilities who may be less likely to have required identification and have additional barriers to obtaining.
Milwaukee County Notified Date 3/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/23/2011

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 1/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/24/2011

Against
Report Date
1/21/2011

Operating Engineers Local #139 Notified Date 1/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/28/2011

Other
Report Date
1/28/2011

Residential Services Association of Wisconsin Notified Date 4/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/26/2011

St Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/18/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/18/2011

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 1/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/26/2011

Comments
Position of the Individual Rights and Responsibilities Section of the State Bar.
Stockbridge-Munsee Community Notified Date 3/31/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
3/31/2011

United Council of UW Students Notified Date 5/10/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/10/2011

www.unitedcouncil.net
United Transportation Union Notified Date 2/8/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/8/2011

Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Notified Date 1/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/27/2011

Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2011

Wisconsin Council 40 AFSCME, AFL-CIO Notified Date 1/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/28/2011

Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired Notified Date 1/31/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/31/2011

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 1/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/27/2011

Comments
www.wccf.org/pdf/SB6_voter_photo_id_012611.pdf
Against
Report Date
1/31/2011

Comments
439 20110131_173054_SB 6 voter photo id.pdf
Against
Report Date
1/19/2011

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Notified Date 1/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/25/2011

Wisconsin Education Association Council Notified Date 4/21/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/21/2011

Wisconsin League of Conservation Voters (WLCV) Notified Date 1/20/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/20/2011

Wisconsin Retired Educators Association Notified Date 5/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/23/2011

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 1/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/27/2011

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 1/24/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/24/2011

Comments
We do not oppose requiring voter identification, but have concerns of having adequate time to implement this possible change by April 5, 2011 spring election.
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 1/19/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/19/2011

WISPIRG (Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group) Notified Date 4/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/27/2011

Lobbying Efforts

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2011
January - June
404.00
2011
July - December
99.00
2012
January - June
55.00
2012
July - December
36.00
Total 594.00
AARP 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen 2011
January - June
12.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 12.00
Citizen Action of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
21.00
Total 21.00
Common Cause in Wisconsin 2011
January - June
29.00
2011
July - December
4.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 33.00
Dane County Cities & Villages Association 2011
January - June
18.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 18.00
Disability Rights Wisconsin 2011
January - June
13.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 13.00
Forest County Potawatomi Community 2011
January - June
7.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 7.00
Fox Cities Chamber of Commerce & Industry 2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
5.00
2012
July - December
6.00
Total 11.00
Ho-Chunk Nation 2011
January - June
17.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 17.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Fund Inc 2011
January - June
13.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 13.00
Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
36.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 36.00
St Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
3.00
2011
July - December
3.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 6.00
United Council of UW Students 2011
January - June
154.00
2011
July - December
87.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 241.00
United Transportation Union 2011
January - June
37.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
49.00
2012
July - December
Total 86.00
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers 2011
January - June
2.00
2011
July - December
1.00
2012
January - June
1.00
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Council 40 AFSCME, AFL-CIO 2011
January - June
2.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Council of the Blind and Visually Impaired 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
4.00
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
9.00
Total 17.00
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign 2011
January - June
13.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 13.00
Wisconsin Retired Educators Association 2011
January - June
31.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 31.00
Wisconsin Towns Association 2011
January - June
9.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 9.00