2013-2014 Enacted Legislation Relevant to the G.A.B.


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Wisconsin County Clerks
Wisconsin Municipal Clerks
City of Milwaukee Election Commission
Milwaukee County Election Commission


Kevin Kennedy, Director and General Counsel
Brian Bell, Elections and Ethics Specialist

Following is an updated summary of the bills enacted by the State Legislature and signed into law by the Governor during the 2013-2014 legislative session related to elections, campaign finance, lobbying, and public records laws.  These enacted laws represent the bills that G.A.B. staff monitored, and may not represent an exhaustive list of enacted laws that affect the responsibilities of the Board, G.A.B. staff, municipal and county clerks, or other election officials. 

While many bills are introduced by several co-authors and co-sponsors, this summary includes only the first author listed as introducing the bill.  All of the laws listed below are effective on the day after the publication date, unless otherwise specified.

Please see the attachment above for the full list of enacted legislation.

This memo was updated April 30, 2014, to reflect the signing of Act 613 and clarify the explanation of Act 146.