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HF 2040

as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/02/2017 01:28pm

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

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Introduction Posted on 03/02/2017

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A bill for an act
relating to elections; amending the postelection sampling report requirements for
county auditors and the secretary of state; amending Minnesota Statutes 2016,
section 201.121, subdivision 3.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 201.121, subdivision 3, is amended to read:


Subd. 3.

Postelection sampling.

new text begin(a) new text endWithin ten days after an election, the county auditor
shall send the notice required by subdivision 2 to a random sampling of the individuals
registered on election day. The random sampling shall be determined in accordance with
the rules of the secretary of state. As soon as practicable after the election, the county auditor
shall mail the notice required by subdivision 2 to all other individuals registered on election
day. If a notice is returned as not deliverable, the county auditor shall attempt to determine
the reason for the return. A county auditor who does not receive or obtain satisfactory proof
of an individual's eligibility to vote shall immediately notify the county attorney of all of
the relevant information deleted text beginand the secretary of state of the numbers by precinctdeleted text end.new text beginThe county
auditor must notify the secretary of state of the following information for each precinct:
new text end

new text begin (1) the total number of all notices that were returned as nondeliverable;
new text end

new text begin (2) the total number of nondeliverable notices that the county auditor was able to
determine the reason for the return along with the reason for each return;
new text end

new text begin (3) the total number of nondeliverable notices that the county auditor was unable to
determine the reason for the return.
new text end

new text begin (b) new text endBy March 1 of every odd-numbered year, the secretary of state shall report to the
chair and ranking minority members of the legislative committees with jurisdiction over
elections the deleted text beginnumber of notices reported under this subdivision to the secretary of state for
the previous state general election by county and precinct.
deleted text endnew text begin following information for each
precinct and each county:
new text end

new text begin (1) the total number of all notices that were returned as nondeliverable;
new text end

new text begin (2) the total number of nondeliverable notices that a county auditor was able to determine
the reason for the return along with the reason for each return; and
new text end

new text begin (3) the total number of nondeliverable notices that a county auditor was unable to
determine the reason for the return.
new text end