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GAB June 2016 Meeting

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Time: 
06/09/2016 - 1:00pm - 06/10/2016 - 5:00pm
Location: 
State Capitol, Joint Committee on Finance Room (412 East), Madison, Wis.

This is a two-day meeting of the G.A.B.

The Board will begin its meeting at 1 p.m. Thursday, June 9, and will consider several agenda items not related to ballot access issues and challenges.

The Board will convene at 9 a.m. on Friday, June 10, to take up ballot access issues and challenges.

Meeting materials are posted below.  Staff recommendations regarding ballot access challenges will be posted on this page prior to Friday's meeting.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

A.    Call to Order

B.    Director’s Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice

C.    Minutes of April 26, 2016 Meeting   

D.    Personal Appearances for General Public Comment

E.    Campaign Finance Opinion and Administrative Rule Review   

F.    2015 Wisconsin Act 261 Implementation Issues   

G.    Ballot Access Procedures   

H.    Administrative Rules Status Report   

I.    Campaign Finance – Local Filing Fee for Referenda Committees

J.    Agency Transition Report

K.    Voter ID Education Campaign Funding Request   

L.    Per Diem Authorization   

M.    Director’s Report

1.  Ethics Division Report – campaign finance, ethics, and     
lobbying administration
2.  Elections Division Report – election administration   
3.  Office of General Counsel Report – general administration   

N.    Closed Session

5.05 (6a) and 19.85 (1) (h)    The Board’s deliberations on requests for advice under the ethics code, lobbying law, and campaign finance law shall be in closed session.
19.85 (1) (g)    The Board may confer with legal counsel concerning litigation strategy.
19.851    The Board’s deliberations concerning investigations of any violation of the ethics code, lobbying law, and campaign finance law shall be in closed session.
19.85 (1) (c)    The Board may consider performance evaluation data of a public employee over which it exercises responsibility.

The Government Accountability Board will convene in open session but may move to closed session under Wis. Stat. §§ 5.05 (6a), 19.85 (1)(h), 19.85 (1)(g), 19,851, 19.85 (1)(c). If the Government Accountability Board moves to closed session, they may reconvene into open session prior to adjournment of this meeting. This notice is intended to inform the public that this meeting will convene in open session, may move to closed session and then reconvene in open session. Wis. Stat. § 19.85 (2).

Friday, June 10, 2016

Note: the Board May Review Materials Before Proceeding on Ballot Access Issues

9:00 A.M.   
   
A.    Call to Order

B.    Director’s Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice

C.    Ballot Access Challenges and Issues
(Additional Materials to be Distributed up to Meeting Time)

1.    Staff Presentation on Challenge or Ballot Access Issue
2.    Challenger Presentation
3.    Candidate Response
4.    Board Action

D.    Certification of Candidates for the Partisan Primary Election

E.    Closed Session

5.05 (6a) and 19.85 (1) (h)    The Board’s deliberations on requests for advice under the ethics code, lobbying law, and campaign finance law shall be in closed session.
19.85 (1) (g)    The Board may confer with legal counsel concerning litigation strategy.
19.851    The Board’s deliberations concerning investigations of any violation of the ethics code, lobbying law, and campaign finance law shall be in closed session.
19.85 (1) (c)    The Board may consider performance evaluation data of a public employee over which it exercises responsibility.

This is the last scheduled meeting of the Government Accountability Board.
 

AttachmentSize
06.9-10.16 Complete Open Session Materials.pdf3.88 MB
06.9.10.16 Open Meeting Notice AMENDED.pdf21.64 KB
Ballot Access Memo Fall General Election 6.10.16.pdf112.66 KB
Board Memo Final 2016 Ballot Access Challenges.pdf164.74 KB
Seymer VERIFIED RESPONSE 6.9.16.pdf1.21 MB