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HF 2880

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 05/13/2019 10:17am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to legislative enactments; correcting miscellaneous oversights,
inconsistencies, ambiguities, unintended results, and technical errors; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 204B.07, subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 204B.07, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Form of petition.

A nominating petition may consist of one or more
separate pages each of which shall state:

(a) the office sought;

(b) the candidate's name and residence address, including street and number if any; and

(c) the candidate's political party or political principle expressed in not more than three
words. No candidate who files for a partisan office by nominating petition shall use the term
"nonpartisan" as a statement of political principle or the name of the candidate's political
party. No part of the name of a major political party may be used to designate the political
party or principle of a candidate who files for a partisan office by nominating petition, except
that the word "independent" may be used to designate the party or principle. A candidate
who files an affidavit of candidacy to fill a vacancy in nomination for a nonpartisan office
pursuant to section deleted text begin204B.13deleted text endnew text begin 204B.131new text end, shall not state any political principle or the name
of any political party on the petition.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

new text begin This section is effective the day following final enactment.
new text end

Sec. 2. new text beginEFFECTIVE DATE.
new text end

new text begin Unless otherwise provided, each section of this act is effective at the time the provision
being corrected is effective.
new text end