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Senate Bill 39

Relating To: Relating to: expungement of records of certain crimes. (FE)
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 3/15/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/15/2019

Comments
The two most crucial changes that will be enacted in this legislation are that the requirement that a judge must make the expungement determination "at the time of sentencing" is removed, along with the age 25 restriction on expungement eligibility.
https://www.aclu-wi.org/sites/default/files/field_documents/2019_03_07expungementbillendorsement.pdf
Americans For Prosperity Notified Date 2/22/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/22/2019

Association of State Prosecutors Notified Date 5/16/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
Other
Report Date
5/16/2019

Badger Institute Notified Date 6/19/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
6/19/2019

City of Madison Notified Date 3/21/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/21/2019

City of Milwaukee Notified Date 2/19/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/19/2019

Disability Rights Wisconsin Notified Date 3/13/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/13/2019

Comments
People with mental illness are over-represented in the criminal justice system. Expungement is vital to their opportunities for employment, housing, benefits, etc. Having a record can close the door to these opportunities.
Fresh Start Coalition Notified Date 3/15/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/15/2019

Friends Of Recovery Inc. Notified Date 3/5/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/5/2019

Kids Forward Notified Date 3/21/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/21/2019

League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, Inc Notified Date 3/12/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/12/2019

Legal Action of Wisconsin Notified Date 10/21/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/21/2019

Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin Notified Date 3/18/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/18/2019

Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce Notified Date 3/12/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/12/2019

Milwaukee Area Technical College Notified Date 3/7/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2019

National Association of Social Workers - Wisconsin Chapter Notified Date 3/26/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/26/2019

National Federation of Independent Business Notified Date 2/26/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/26/2019

State Bar of Wisconsin Notified Date 2/18/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/18/2019

Comments
Please see the attached position paper.
Supporting Documentation
20190319_SBW - Expungement.pdf

United Migrant Opportunity Services/UMOS Inc Notified Date 2/19/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/19/2019

Waukesha County Business Alliance Inc Notified Date 9/18/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
9/18/2019

Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers Notified Date 1/23/2020 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
1/23/2020

Wisconsin Association of Local Health Departments and Boards Notified Date 3/7/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2019

Wisconsin Catholic Conference Notified Date 3/15/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/15/2019

Wisconsin Economic Development Association Notified Date 3/13/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/13/2019

Wisconsin Independent Businesses, Inc. Notified Date 2/25/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/25/2019

Wisconsin Justice Initiative Inc. Notified Date 3/6/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/6/2019

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Wisconsin Public Health Association Notified Date 3/7/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
3/7/2019

Wisconsin Small Businesses United Notified Date 2/18/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
2/18/2019

YWCA Madison Notified Date 10/3/2019 Communication Date N/A Comments   Supporting Documentation  
For
Report Date
10/3/2019

Lobbying Efforts

  2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total
Total Hours Of Effort On This Matter 2019
January - June
36.00
2019
July - December
54.00
2020
January - June
15.00
2020
July - December
Total 105.00
American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin Inc 2019
January - June
5.00
2019
July - December
7.00
2020
January - June
6.00
2020
July - December
Total 18.00
Association of State Prosecutors 2019
January - June
2.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2.00
Badger Institute 2019
January - June
1.00
2019
July - December
6.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 7.00
City of Madison 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
1.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1.00
Fresh Start Coalition 2019
January - June
1.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 1.00
Friends Of Recovery Inc. 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
4.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 4.00
League of Women Voters of Wisconsin, Inc 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1.00
2020
July - December
Total 1.00
Legal Action of Wisconsin 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
1.00
2020
July - December
Total 1.00
Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
21.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 21.00
Milwaukee Area Technical College 2019
January - June
6.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 6.00
United Migrant Opportunity Services/UMOS Inc 2019
January - June
3.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 3.00
Waukesha County Business Alliance Inc 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
11.00
2020
January - June
2.00
2020
July - December
Total 13.00
Wisconsin Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers 2019
January - June
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
5.00
2020
July - December
Total 5.00
Wisconsin Justice Initiative Inc. 2019
January - June
2.00
2019
July - December
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 2.00
Wisconsin Small Businesses United 2019
January - June
16.00
2019
July - December
4.00
2020
January - June
2020
July - December
Total 20.00