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Key Votes

Jeffrey Mursau's Voting Records

Full Name: Jeffrey L. Mursau
Office: State Assembly (WI) - District 36, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2004
Last Elected: 11/06/2012
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State Assembly - District 36
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary Aug. 12, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Married; 4 Children
Birth Date: 06/12/1954
Birth Place: Oconto Falls, WI
Religion: Roman Catholic

Wisconsin Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
March 20, 2014 AB 19 Requires an Individual to Disclose the Number of Asbestos Trusts they Plan to Sue Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(55 - 38)
Yea
March 20, 2014 SB 324 Amends the Absentee Voting Procedures Bill Passed - House
(56 - 38)
Yea
March 20, 2014 SB 655 Amends Campaign Finance and Lobbying Laws Bill Passed - House
(54 - 37)
Yea
March 18, 2014 SB 1 Reduces State Income Taxes Bill Passed - House
(61 - 35)
Yea
Feb. 18, 2014 AB 161 Authorizes the Appeal of Court Orders that Suspend State Law Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(60 - 36)
Yea
Oct. 15, 2013 AB 297 Amends Laws Concerning the Use of Race-Based Nicknames, Logos, Mascots, and Team Names Bill Passed - House
(52 - 41)
Nay
June 18, 2013 AB 40 2013-2015 Biennium Budget Bill Passed - House
(55 - 42)
Yea
June 13, 2013 AB 216 Prohibits State Health Insurance from Covering Abortions Bill Passed - House
(58 - 39)
Yea
June 13, 2013 AB 217 Prohibits Sex-Selective Abortions Bill Passed - House
(58 - 39)
Yea
June 13, 2013 SB 206 Requires an Ultrasound Prior to an Abortion Bill Passed - House
(56 - 39)
Yea
May 8, 2013 AB 85 Amends Milwaukee County Board Regulations Bill Passed - House
(60 - 38)
Yea
April 16, 2013 AB 82 Prohibits the Unauthorized Transfer of Food Stamps Bill Passed - House
(73 - 24)
Yea
March 7, 2013 SB 1 Amends Wisconsin's Iron-Ore Mining Regulations Bill Passed - House
(58 - 39)
Yea
March 6, 2013 AB 15 Authorizes Work-Share Programs Bill Passed - House
(74 - 22)
Yea
March 6, 2013 SB 2 Limits the Secretary of State's Role in Legislation Bill Passed - House
(59 - 37)
Yea
March 13, 2012 SB 237 Amending Sexual Education Guidelines Bill Passed - House
(60 - 34)
Yea
March 13, 2012 SB 92 Prohibits Abortion Coverage through Healthcare Insurance Exchanges Bill Passed - House
(61 - 34)
Yea
March 6, 2012 AJR 63 Limits Recalls of Elected Officials Amendment Adopted - House
(60 - 37)
Yea
Feb. 21, 2012 SB 202 Repeals Punitive Damages for Workplace Discrimination Bill Passed - House
(60 - 35)
Yea
Jan. 26, 2012 AB 426 Requirements for Mining Permits Bill Passed - House
(59 - 36)
Yea
Jan. 6, 2012 SB 368 Amends Wetland Development Regulations Senate Co-sponsor
Dec. 14, 2011 AB 426 Requirements for Mining Permits House Co-sponsor
Nov. 1, 2011 AB 147 Inadmissibility of Apology Statements by Health Care Providers Bill Passed - House
(62 - 33)
Yea
Nov. 1, 2011 AB 69 Use of Deadly Force in Self-Defense Bill Passed - House
(71 - 24)
Yea
Nov. 1, 2011 SB 45 Administration of Medications to Students Bill Passed - House
(63 - 32)
Yea
Oct. 18, 2011 SB 23 Amends Tax Enforcement System Senate Co-sponsor
Sept. 13, 2011 SB 115 Presidential Primary Date Bill Passed - House
(65 - 32)
Yea
July 20, 2011 SB 148 Legislative Redistricting Bill Passed - House
(57 - 40)
Yea
July 20, 2011 SB 149 Congressional Redistricting Bill Passed - House
(59 - 38)
Yea
June 21, 2011 SB 93 Weapons Law Amendments Bill Passed - House
(68 - 27)
Yea
June 14, 2011 AB 40 2011-2013 Biennium Budget Bill Passed - House
(60 - 38)
Yea
May 11, 2011 AB 7 Voter Identification Requirements Bill Passed - House
(60 - 35)
Yea
May 11, 2011 SB 13 Repealing Regulations for Telecommunications Services Bill Passed - House
(80 - 13)
Yea
May 10, 2011 SB 93 Weapons Law Amendments Senate Co-sponsor
April 12, 2011 SJR 21 Prohibits mandated health insurance Senate Co-sponsor
March 30, 2011 AB 69 Use of Deadly Force in Self-Defense House Sponsor
March 10, 2011 AB 11 Collective Bargaining Rights for Public Employees Conference Report Adopted - House
(53 - 42)
Did Not Vote
Feb. 25, 2011 AB 11 Collective Bargaining Rights for Public Employees Bill Passed - House
(51 - 17)
Yea
Feb. 2, 2011 SB 10 Wetland Regulations Bill Passed - House
(56 - 35)
Yea
Jan. 25, 2011 AB 5 Requiring a Two-Thirds Vote in the Legislature for Tax Increases Bill Passed - House
(57 - 36)
Yea
Jan. 25, 2011 AB 7 Small Business Tax Credit Bill Passed - House
(60 - 33)
Yea
Jan. 20, 2011 AB 3 Tax Incentives for Job Creation Bill Passed - House
(82 - 12)
Yea
Jan. 20, 2011 SB 1 Tort Law Amendments Bill Passed - House
(57 - 36)
Yea
Jan. 20, 2011 SB 2 Tax Benefits for Health Savings Accounts Bill Passed - House
(66 - 28)
Yea
Jan. 5, 2011 SB 2 Tax Benefits for Health Savings Accounts Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 3, 2011 SB 1 Tort Law Amendments Senate Co-sponsor
April 23, 2010 AB 720 Statewide Smoking Ban Amendments Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(60 - 34)
Yea
April 22, 2010 SB 434 Legalizing Sale of Unpasteurized Milk Bill Passed - House
(60 - 35)
Nay
April 22, 2010 SB 437 Education Law Amendments Bill Passed - House
(50 - 47)
Nay
April 20, 2010 AB 696 Landline Phone Service Deregulation Bill Passed - House
(71 - 27)
Yea

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