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Minnesota Session Laws - 2014, Regular Session

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CHAPTER 210--H.F.No. 3115

An act

relating to elections; authorizing the Saint Louis County Board to change to two years the term of a certain member to be elected in 2014.

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

Section 1.

SAINT LOUIS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS; CHANGE IN STAGGERED TERMS.

Notwithstanding any terms of office for county board commissioners in effect on the date of final enactment of this act, the Saint Louis County Board may designate, for purposes of the 2014 election, that the commissioner for District 7 shall be elected to serve a term of two years. For purposes of subsequent elections, the commissioner for District 7 shall be elected for four years. The legislature finds that the terms authorized under this act comply with the staggered term provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section 375.025, subdivision 4.

EFFECTIVE DATE; LOCAL APPROVAL.

This section is effective upon compliance by the Saint Louis County Board and its chief clerical officer with Minnesota Statutes, section 645.021, subdivisions 2 and 3, and once effective applies until a new redistricting plan is filed with the office of the auditor of Saint Louis County under Minnesota Statutes, section 375.025, subdivision 4.

Presented to the governor May 6, 2014

Signed by the governor May 9, 2014, 10:21 a.m.

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