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1997 Minnesota Session Laws

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                            CHAPTER 144-S.F.No. 1684 
                  An act relating to education; authorizing Minneapolis 
                  school board elections to be held at the same time as 
                  state elections; amending Minnesota Statutes 1996, 
                  section 128D.08, subdivision 1; repealing Minnesota 
                  Statutes 1996, section 128D.08, subdivision 2. 
        BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
           Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 128D.08, 
        subdivision 1, is amended to read: 
           Subdivision 1.  [SAME AS CITY.] All primary and general 
        school elections of the school district shall be held at the 
        same time and place as the Minneapolis municipal or state 
        primary and general elections.  All candidates for school 
        director shall file for office in the manner provided for 
        municipal officers in the city of Minneapolis and a number of 
        candidates equal to twice the number of board vacancies shall be 
        nominated at the school primary election.  
           Sec. 2.  [REPEALER.] 
           Minnesota Statutes 1996, section 128D.08, subdivision 2, is 
        repealed. 
           Sec. 3.  [EFFECTIVE DATE.] 
           Sections 1 and 2 are effective the day following final 
        enactment. 
           The Minneapolis school board may, by resolution, include a 
        plan for an orderly transition to a new election schedule. 
           Presented to the governor May 12, 1997 
           Signed by the governor May 15, 1997, 8:35 a.m.

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