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SF 2565

1st Engrossment - 88th Legislature (2013 - 2014) Posted on 04/30/2014 08:23am

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A bill for an act
relating to elections; authorizing the Saint Louis County Board to change to two
years the term of a certain member to be elected in 2014.

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

Section 1. new text beginSAINT LOUIS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS; CHANGE
IN STAGGERED TERMS.
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new text begin Notwithstanding any terms of office for county board commissioners in effect on
the date of final enactment of this act, the Saint Louis County Board may designate, for
purposes of the 2014 election, that the commissioner for District 7 shall be elected to
serve a term of two years. For purposes of subsequent elections, the commissioner for
District 7 shall be elected for four years. The legislature finds that the terms authorized
under this act comply with the staggered term provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section
375.025, subdivision 4.
new text end

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE; LOCAL APPROVAL. new text end

new text begin This section is effective upon
compliance by the Saint Louis County Board and its chief clerical officer with Minnesota
Statutes, section 645.021, subdivisions 2 and 3, and once effective applies until a new
redistricting plan is filed with the office of the auditor of Saint Louis County under
Minnesota Statutes, section 375.025, subdivision 4.
new text end