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Assembly Bill 7

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
2011 Wisconsin Act 23
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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

AFSCME Council 11 Notified Date 1/31/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/31/2011

AFSCME International Notified Date 4/14/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/14/2011

America Votes Notified Date 7/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
7/28/2011

American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc Notified Date 1/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/27/2011

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 5/23/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/23/2011

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 4/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/28/2011

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 4/13/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/13/2011

Fair Wisconsin Inc. Notified Date 4/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/28/2011

Forest County Potawatomi Community Notified Date 2/4/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
2/4/2011

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 1/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
1/26/2011

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

Marquette University Notified Date 1/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/27/2011

Mental Health America of Wisconsin Notified Date 5/9/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/9/2011

Comments
This bill will disproportionately impact the ability of people with disabilities to vote.
Milwaukee County Notified Date 5/6/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/6/2011

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 2/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/28/2011

PROFS Inc Notified Date 4/27/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/27/2011

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 1/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
1/28/2011

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

Comments
UW student IDs without current addresses or dates of birth should be allowed for voter photo ID purposes. All costs of this state mandate to the UW, GAB and other agencies and municipalities should be fully funded through GPR.
www.unitedcouncil.net
United Transportation Union Notified Date 2/8/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/8/2011

Voces de la Frontera Action, Inc. Notified Date 5/6/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/6/2011

Comments
We oppose impeding citizens' rights to vote.
Wisconsin Association for Justice Notified Date 4/29/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/29/2011

Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities Notified Date 2/3/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
2/3/2011

Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers Notified Date 3/25/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
3/25/2011

Wisconsin Council on Children & Families Notified Date 4/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/27/2011

Comments
www.wccf.org/pdf/AB07_voter_photo_id_042611.pdf
Against
Report Date
4/26/2011

Wisconsin Counties Association Notified Date 5/4/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/4/2011

Wisconsin Democracy Campaign Notified Date 2/11/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
2/11/2011

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

Wisconsin Health Care Association Inc Notified Date 5/13/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/13/2011

Comments
reviewing bill
Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association Notified Date 5/17/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/17/2011

Comments
Appreciate the efforts by the author to ensure people can obtain IDs. Concern with the number of people with disabilities who would have trouble accessing DMV to obain ID.
Wisconsin Retired Educators Association Notified Date 5/15/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
5/15/2011

Wisconsin State AFL-CIO Notified Date 4/26/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Against
Report Date
4/26/2011

Wisconsin Towns Association Notified Date 5/10/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/10/2011

Comments
WTA is concerned about implementing new requirements in upcoming elections in 2011 without adequate training for local clerks and poll workers and adequate information to the public.
Wisconsin Transportation Builders Association Notified Date 1/28/2011 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
None
Report Date
1/28/2011

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
689.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
25.00
Total 714.00
AARP 2011
January - June
4.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4.00
America Votes 2011
January - June
22.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 22.00
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc 2011
January - June
20.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 20.00
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
39.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
2.00
Total 41.00
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
45.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 45.00
Forest County Potawatomi Community 2011
January - June
7.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 7.00
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
7.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 7.00
Marquette University 2011
January - June
22.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 22.00
Milwaukee County 2011
January - June
66.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 66.00
St Croix Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin 2011
January - June
3.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 3.00
United Council of UW Students 2011
January - June
154.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 154.00
United Transportation Union 2011
January - June
37.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 37.00
Wisconsin Coalition of Independent Living Centers 2011
January - June
2.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
2.00
Total 4.00
Wisconsin Democracy Campaign 2011
January - June
13.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 13.00
Wisconsin Education Association Council 2011
January - June
94.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 94.00
Wisconsin Occupational Therapy Association 2011
January - June
26.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 26.00
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
43.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 43.00
WISPIRG (Wisconsin Public Interest Research Group) 2011
January - June
7.00
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 7.00