2020 Senate Bill 61 - Enrolled

SDLRC - 2020 Senate Bill 61 - SD Legislature revise certain provisions regarding a municipal office nominating petition.

20.532.11 95th Legislative Session 471

2020 South Dakota Legislature

Senate Bill 61

ENROLLED

An Act

ENTITLED An Act to revise certain provisions regarding a municipal office nominating petition.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 9-13-7 be AMENDED:

9-13-7. Municipal office--Nominating petition--Contents.

No candidate for elective municipal office may be nominated unless a nominating petition is filed with the finance officer no later than five p.m. on the last Friday in February preceding the day of election. The petition shall be considered filed if it is mailed by registered mail by five p.m. on the last Friday in February before the election. The petition shall contain the name, residence address, and mailing address of the candidate and the office for which the candidate is nominated and shall be on the form prescribed by the State Board of Elections. The signer's post office box number may be given in lieu of a street address if the signer lives within a municipality of the second or third class. The finance officer may only accept nominating petitions that are on the prescribed form and were circulated and submitted pursuant to the provisions in chapters 9-13 and 12-6. Upon verification signed by the municipal finance officer or clerk that the nominating petition contains the minimum number of signatures of registered voters within either the municipality or ward, or both, and that the candidate is a registered voter within either the municipality or ward, or both, the filing of the petition constitutes nomination.

An Act to revise certain provisions regarding a municipal office nominating petition.

I certify that the attached Act originated in the:

Senate as Bill No. 61

Secretary of the Senate

President of the Senate

Attest:

Secretary of the Senate

Speaker of the House

Attest:

Chief Clerk

Senate Bill No. 61

File No. ____

Chapter No. ______

Received at this Executive Office

this _____ day of _____________,

2020 at ____________M.

By

for the Governor

The attached Act is hereby

approved this ________ day of

______________, A.D., 2020

Governor

STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,

ss.

Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________, 2020

at _________ o'clock __M.

Secretary of State

By

Asst. Secretary of State

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