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                             CHAPTER 1-H.F.No. 139 
                  An act relating to the campaign finance and public 
                  disclosure board; specifying member qualifications; 
                  amending Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 10A.02, 
                  subdivision 1. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1998, section 10A.02, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [MEMBERSHIP.] There is hereby created a 
        state campaign finance and public disclosure board composed of 
        six members.  The members shall be appointed by the governor 
        with the advice and consent of three-fifths of both the senate 
        and the house of representatives acting separately.  If either 
        house fails to confirm the appointment of a board member within 
        45 legislative days after appointment or by adjournment sine 
        die, whichever occurs first, the appointment shall terminate on 
        the day following the 45th legislative day or on adjournment 
        sine die, whichever occurs first.  If either house votes not to 
        confirm an appointment, the appointment terminates on the day 
        following the vote not to confirm.  One member Two members shall 
        be a former member members of the legislature from a major 
        political party different from that of the governor; one member 
        shall be a former member of the legislature from who support the 
        same different political party as the governor parties; two 
        members shall be persons who have not been public officials, 
        held any political party office other than precinct delegate, or 
        been elected to public office for which party designation is 
        required by statute in the three years preceding the date of 
        their appointment; and the other two members shall not support 
        the same different political party parties.  No more than three 
        of the members of the board shall support the same political 
        party.  No member of the board may currently serve as a lobbyist.
           Sec. 2.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           This act is effective the day following final enactment. 
           Presented to the governor February 15, 1999 
           Signed by the governor February 17, 1999, 12:30 p.m.