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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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