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HOUSE BILL NO. 282
INTRODUCED BY M. CUFFE, S. GUNDERSON, C. VINCENT
AN ACT CREATING A PROCESS FOR A COUNTY COMMISSION TO RESTORE THE TYPE OF ELECTION HELD BY A COUNTY IF AN ELECTION WAS HELD TO CHANGE THE TYPE OF ELECTION WITHOUT HAVING HELD AN ELECTION TO CHANGE THE FORM OF GOVERNMENT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND A TERMINATION DATE.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
Section 1. County commission authority to correct certain election results. (1) The county commissioners of a county with the statutory basis provided in 7-3-111 may adopt a resolution to change the type of election provided for in 7-3-413 that the county holds if:
(a) the county held an election on the question of revising the type of election provided for in 7-3-413;
(b) the county conducted the election without having held a concurrent election on the question of changing the form of government; and
(c) as a result of the election, the type of election the county holds changed.
(2) The resolution must:
(a) restore the type of election to the partisan or nonpartisan type it was before the question on revising the type was submitted to electors;
(b) be adopted before December 31, 2017; and
(c) be filed with the secretary of state.
Section 2. Effective date. [This act] is effective on passage and approval.
Section 3. Termination. [This act] terminates December 31, 2017.
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