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El. Bd. Op. 1974-07

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Nonresidents designating an agent in Wisconsin are not exempted from political registration and reporting. Certain transactions by nonresident committees and groups are not reportable if they can be segregated. Section 11.07 (5), Stats., does not prevent the acceptance of a contribution from any unregistered individual under §11.07 (1), Stats. (Issued to Raymond Majerus, August 28, 1974)

This opinion was reviewed by the Government Accountability Board pursuant to 2007 Wisconsin Act 1 and was reaffirmed on May 5, 2008. The G.A.B. directed an annotation be added alerting the public that statutory changes have codified the reporting requirements for nonresident committees at §11.06(3), Stats.