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SF 2862

as introduced - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to waters; providing for appointment of supervisors to soil and water
conservation districts; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 103C.305,
subdivision 6.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 103C.305, subdivision 6, is amended to
read:


Subd. 6.

Vacancy.

(a) If a vacancy occurs in the office of an elected supervisor
more than 56 days before the next state primary, the district board shall fill the vacancy
by appointment. The supervisor appointed shall hold office until the first Monday in
January following the next general election. A successor shall be elected at the general
election following the appointment and hold office for the remainder of the term or for the
next regular term, whichever is appropriate.

(b) If a vacancy occurs less than 56 days before the next state primary, the district
board shall fill the vacancy by appointment. The appointed supervisor shall hold office
until the expiration of the term or until the first Monday in January following the second
succeeding general election, whichever is shorter. A successor shall be elected at the
general election preceding expiration of the appointed term and hold office for the
remainder of the term or for the next regular term, whichever is appropriate.

new text begin (c) If the district board is unable to fulfill its duty to fill vacancies, the state board
shall make new appointments to fill the vacancies on the district board. Such appointments
will be in accordance with paragraphs (a) and (b).
new text end

deleted text begin (c)deleted text end new text begin(d) new text endAll terms under this subdivision continue until a successor has been elected
and has qualified.

new text begin EFFECTIVE DATE. new text end

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