Search Form
First, enter a politician or zip code
Now, choose a category

Key Votes

AB 165 - Authorizes Role in a Constitutional Convention - Wisconsin Key Vote

Don Vruwink voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

Read statements Don Vruwink made in this general time period.

Timeline

Issues Related to AB 165

Stage Details

Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Authorizes Role in a Constitutional Convention

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (19-14) - (Key vote)
See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Authorizes Role in a Constitutional Convention

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes and provides regulations for Wisconsin's participation in a constitutional convention.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes Wisconsin to participate in a constitutional convention under Article V, which would be called for by Congress only after the request of at least two-thirds of the states (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the Wisconsin legislature and Governor to appoint 7 delegates to attend the convention (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits delegates from considering, voting for, or approving an amendment that is not within the scope of the reason for which the convention has been called (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that any delegate in violation of the above may be immediately dismissed and replaced upon a majority approval (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that once a convention has been called for, a Joint Committee of Correspondence will be established for the following purposes (Sec. 1):

    • Directing and facilitating all communications and notifications with delegates;

    • Organizing and regulating adaptations to the rules of the convention; and

    • Mandating quorum and necessary procedural matters for the convention.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (58-37) - (Key vote)
See How Your Politicians Voted

Title: Authorizes Role in a Constitutional Convention

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes and provides regulations for Wisconsin's participation in a constitutional convention.

Highlights:

 

  • Authorizes Wisconsin to participate in a constitutional convention under Article V, which would be called for by Congress only after the request of at least two-thirds of the states (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the Wisconsin legislature and Governor to appoint 7 delegates to attend the convention (Sec. 1).

  • Prohibits delegates from considering, voting for, or approving an amendment that is not within the scope of the reason for which the convention has been called (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that any delegate in violation of the above may be immediately dismissed and replaced upon a majority approval (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that once a convention has been called for, a Joint Committee of Correspondence will be established for the following purposes (Sec. 1):

    • Directing and facilitating all communications and notifications with delegates;

    • Organizing and regulating adaptations to the rules of the convention; and

    • Mandating quorum and necessary procedural matters for the convention.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Authorizes Role in a Constitutional Convention

Sponsors

Co-sponsors

Skip to top

Help us stay free for all your Fellow Americans

Just $5 from everyone reading this would do it.

Thank You!

You are about to be redirected to a secure checkout page.

Please note:

The total order amount will read $0.01. This is a card processor fee. Please know that a recurring donation of the amount and frequency that you selected will be processed and initiated tomorrow. You may see a one-time charge of $0.01 on your statement.

Continue to secure page »

Back to top