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SF 887

1st Engrossment - 89th Legislature (2015 - 2016) Posted on 08/26/2015 02:37pm

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underscored = added, new language.

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A bill for an act
relating to local government; authorizing statutory and home rule charter cities
to set candidate filing fees by ordinance; amending Minnesota Statutes 2014,
section 205.13, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2014, section 205.13, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Filing fees.

deleted text beginUnless the charter of a city provides the amount of the fee
for filing an application or affidavit of candidacy for city office
deleted text endnew text begin (a) Except as otherwise
provided in this section
new text end, the filing fee for a municipal office is as follows:

deleted text begin (a)deleted text endnew text begin (1)new text end in first class cities, $20;

deleted text begin (b)deleted text end new text begin(2) new text endin second and third class cities, $5; and

deleted text begin (c)deleted text end new text begin(3) new text endin fourth class cities and towns, $2.

new text begin (b) A home rule charter or statutory city may adopt, by ordinance, a filing fee of a
different amount not to exceed the following:
new text end

new text begin (1) in first class cities, $80;
new text end

new text begin (2) in second and third class cities, $40; and
new text end

new text begin (3) in fourth class cities, $15.
new text end

new text begin (c) A home rule charter city that sets filing fees by authority provided in city charter
is not subject to the fee limits in this section.
new text end