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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 memberTwo members shall be aformer membermembers of the legislature from a major political party different from that of the governor; one member shall be a former member of the legislature fromwho support the samedifferent political party as the governorparties; 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 notsupport the samedifferent political partyparties. 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.