GAB March 4-5 2015 Meeting



G.A.B. Office, 212 E. Washington Ave., Third Floor Board Room, Madison WI 53703

Event Type

Regular meeting of the Government Accountability Board.  This is scheduled as a two-day meeting.

NOTE: The Board anticipates completing its Open Session agenda on Wednesday and its Closed Session agenda on Thursday.  However, the Board may need to go from Open Session to Closed Session to Open Session to accommodate personal appearances.

In addition to appearing at the meeting to address the Board in person, members of the public may submit written comments to the Board by emailing [email protected] with "Message for Board Members" in the subject line.  Written testimony will be distributed electronically to Board Members prior to the meeting.


A.    Call to Order

B.    Director’s Report of Appropriate Meeting Notice

C.    Minutes of Previous Meetings

  1. January 13, 2015 Meeting
  2. January 21, 2015 Meeting

D.    Personal Appearances

E.    Report on Post-Election Audit of Voting Equipment

F.    Status Report on Compliance with LAB Audit Report Recommendations

G.    Review Status of Agency Budget Request

H.    Statutory Duties Annotated

I.    Summary of 2014 Ethics & Accountability Division Campaign Finance and Lobbying Activity

J.    Selection of U.S. EAC Standards Board Members

K.    Delegation of Certain Authority to Director and General Counsel

L.    Legislative Status Report

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 has scheduled its next meeting for Wednesday, April 15, 2015 at the Government Accountability Board offices, 212 East Washington Avenue, Third Floor in Madison, Wisconsin beginning at 9:00 a.m..