Public Hearing On AB 7 – Voter Reform


Committee on Election and Campaign Reform

 The committee will hold a public hearing on the following items at the time specified below:

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

10:00 AM

North Hearing Room (2nd Floor North)

State Capitol

Assembly Bill 7

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.

By Representatives Stone, Tauchen, Honadel, J. Ott, Vos, Pridemore, Bernier, LeMahieu, August, Spanbauer, Kramer, Petersen, Ziegelbauer, Kestell, Ripp, Van Roy, Kerkman, Jacque, Litjens, Nass, Kaufert, Strachota, Steineke, Kapenga, Krug, Farrow, Knodl, Kleefisch, Kooyenga, Ballweg, Endsley, Rivard, Thiesfeldt, A. Ott, Petryk, Williams, Severson, Wynn, Knudson, Kuglitsch, Petrowski, Nygren, Meyer, Tiffany, Bies, Knilans, J. Fitzgerald and Klenke; cosponsored by Senators Leibham, Lazich, Vukmir, Kapanke, Grothman, Darling, Galloway, Wanggaard, Kedzie, Ellis, Zipperer, Olsen, Schultz, Moulton, Lasee, Cowles, Hopper, Harsdorf, S. Fitzgerald and Carpenter.

The Public Hearing will start on April 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.  Public testimony will be limited to two (2) minutes per speaker.  The Election and Campaign Reform Committee will conclude taking testimony at the time specified. Written comments can be emailed to the Committee at, or sent via U.S. mail to: Rep. Gary Tauchen, Room 13 West, State Capitol, Madison, WI 53702.  All written testimony must include name (first and last), along with mailing address to be included into the official record. 

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