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    Laws of Minnesota 1993 

                        CHAPTER 364-S.F.No. 663 
           An act relating to elections; authorizing the filing 
          officer to keep from the ballot the name of a person 
          who is a convicted felon, under guardianship, or found 
          incompetent; amending Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 
          204B.10, by adding a subdivision. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1992, section 204B.10, is 
amended by adding a subdivision to read: 
    Subd. 6.  [INELIGIBLE VOTER.] Upon receipt of a certified 
copy of a final judgment or order of a court of competent 
jurisdiction that a person who has filed an affidavit of 
candidacy or who has been nominated by petition: 
    (1) has been convicted of treason or a felony and the 
person's civil rights have not been restored; 
    (2) is under guardianship of the person; or 
    (3) has been found by a court of law to be legally 
incompetent; 
the filing officer shall notify the person by certified mail at 
the address shown on the affidavit or petition, and shall not 
certify the person's name to be placed on the ballot.  The 
actions of a filing officer under this subdivision are subject 
to judicial review under section 204B.44. 
    Presented to the governor May 20, 1993 
    Signed by the governor May 24, 1993, 12:08 p.m.