Current Amendment: 2mw10.docx to Bill 2
Senators LOURIE and MCELVEEN proposed the following amendment (2MW10):
Amend the bill, as and if amended, page 5, by striking SECTION 4 in its entirety and inserting the following:
/ SECTION 4. Section 7-13-45 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 7-13-45. In every general election year, the county chairman shall:
(1) designate a specified place other than a private residence where persons may file a statement of intention of candidacy; (2) designate a specified place other than a private residence where persons may file as candidates;
Section 7-13-45. (1) In every general election year, the county election commission of residence or the State Election Commission as applicable will be designated as the specified place a candidate's filing fee will be accepted. The commission shall also provide for the signing of the party pledge as provided by Section 7-11-210. The county election commission director, or his designee, shall collect filing fees and provide for the signing of the party pledge at the times established pursuant to this section and shall transmit the fees and pledges to the county party chairman at the conclusion of the filing period for certification.
(2) designate a specified place other than a private residence where persons may file as candidates;
(2) (3) establish regular hours of not less than four hours a day during the final seventy-two hours of the filing period in which he or some person he designates must be present at the designated place to accept filings filing fees and provide for the signing of the party pledge ;
(4)(2) The county election commission or State Election Commission where applicable must
place an advertisement to appear two weeks before the filing period begins in a newspaper of general circulation in the county at least five by seven inches in size that notifies the public of the dates of the filing periods, the offices which may be filed for, the place and street address where filings may be made, and the hours that an authorized person will be present to receive filings, accept filing fees and the signing of the party pledge
Further amend the bill, as and if amended, page 7, by striking lines 28-29 and inserting the following:
/ place in the possession of the
treasurer of the state committee county election commission or if applicable State Election Commission
by twelve o'clock noon on March /
Further amend the bill, as and if amended, page 8, by striking lines 41-42 and inserting the following:
/ Senator shall file with and place in the possession of the county election commission
chairman of the county in which he resides , or such /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.