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                         Laws of Minnesota 1983 

                        CHAPTER 112--S.F.No. 246
           An act relating to elections; reducing the filing fee 
          for candidates for soil and water conservation 
          supervisor; amending Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 
          204B.11, subdivision 1.  
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1982, section 204B.11, 
subdivision 1, is amended to read:  
    Subdivision 1.  [AMOUNT.] Except as provided by subdivision 
2, a filing fee shall be paid by each candidate who files an 
affidavit of candidacy.  The fee shall be paid at the time the 
affidavit is filed.  The amount of the filing fee shall vary 
with the office sought as follows: 
    (a) For the office of governor, lieutenant governor, 
attorney general, state auditor, state treasurer, secretary of 
state, representative in congress, judge of the supreme court, 
judge of the district court, or judge of the county municipal 
court of Hennepin county, $150; 
    (b) For the office of senator in congress, $200; 
    (c) For office of senator or representative in the 
legislature, $50; and 
    (d) For a county office, $50; and 
     (e) For the office of soil and water conservation district 
supervisor, $20. 
    For the office of presidential elector, and for those 
offices for which no compensation is provided, no filing fee is 
    The filing fees received by the county auditor shall 
immediately be paid to the county treasurer.  The filing fees 
received by the secretary of state shall immediately be paid to 
the state treasurer. 
     When an affidavit of candidacy has been filed with the 
appropriate filing officer and the requisite filing fee has been 
paid, the filing fee shall not be refunded. 
    Approved May 10, 1983

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