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SF 703

1st Engrossment - 80th Legislature (1997 - 1998) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

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

Current Version - 1st Engrossment

  1.1                          A bill for an act 
  1.2             relating to elections; allowing mail balloting in 
  1.3             certain elections in additional cities and towns; 
  1.4             amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 204B.45, 
  1.5             subdivision 1. 
  1.7      Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 204B.45, 
  1.8   subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
  1.9      Subdivision 1.  [AUTHORIZATION.] Any statutory or home rule 
  1.10  charter city or town A municipality having fewer than 400 
  1.11  registered voters on June 1 of an election year and not located 
  1.12  in a metropolitan county as defined by section 473.121 may 
  1.13  provide balloting by mail at any city municipal, county, or 
  1.14  state election with no polling place other than the office of 
  1.15  the auditor or clerk or other locations designated by the 
  1.16  auditor or clerk.  The governing body may apply to the county 
  1.17  auditor for permission to conduct balloting by mail.  The county 
  1.18  board may provide for balloting by mail in unorganized 
  1.19  territory.  The governing body of any municipality may designate 
  1.20  for mail balloting any precinct having fewer than 50 registered 
  1.21  voters, subject to the approval of the county auditor. 
  1.22     Voted ballots may be returned in person to any location 
  1.23  designated by the county auditor or municipal clerk.