Your Committee on Elections and Apportionment , to which was referred Senate Bill 395 , has had the same under consideration and begs leave to report the same back to the House with the recommendation that said bill be amended as follows:
candidate's mailing address is different from the residence
address, the mailing address.
(4) A statement of the candidate's party affiliation. For purposes of this subdivision, a candidate is considered to be affiliated with a political party only if either of the following applies:
(A) The most recent primary election in which the candidate voted was a primary election held by the party with which the candidate claims affiliation.
(B) The county chairman of:
(i) the political party with which the candidate claims affiliation; and
(ii) the county in which the candidate resides;
certifies that the candidate is a member of the political party.
(5) A statement that the candidate complies with all requirements under the laws of Indiana to be a candidate for the above named office, including any applicable residency requirements, and that the candidate is not ineligible to be a candidate due to a criminal conviction that would prohibit the candidate from serving in the office.
(6) A request that the candidate's name be placed on the official primary ballot of that party to be voted on, the office for which the candidate is declaring, and the date of the primary election.
(7) A statement that the candidate:
(A) is aware of the provisions of IC 3-9 regarding campaign finance and the reporting of campaign contributions and expenditures; and
(B) agrees to comply with the provisions of IC 3-9.
The candidate must separately sign the statement required by this subdivision.
(8) A statement as to whether the candidate has been a candidate for state or local office in a previous primary or general election and whether the candidate has filed all reports required by IC 3-9-5-10 for all previous candidacies.
(9) If the candidate is subject to IC 3-9-1-5 , a statement that the candidate has filed a campaign finance statement of organization for the candidate's principal committee or is aware that the candidate may be required to file a campaign finance statement of
organization not later than noon seven (7) days after the final date
to file the declaration of candidacy under section 11 of this
(10) The candidate's signature.
(b) The commission shall provide that the form of a declaration of candidacy includes the following information near the separate signature required by subsection (a)(7):
(1) The dates for filing campaign finance reports under IC 3-9.
(2) The penalties for late filing of campaign finance reports under IC 3-9.
(c) A declaration of candidacy must include a statement that the candidate requests the name on the candidate's voter registration record be the same as the name the candidate uses on the declaration of candidacy. If there is a difference between the name on the candidate's declaration of candidacy and the name on the candidate's voter registration record, the officer with whom the declaration of candidacy is filed shall forward the information to the voter registration officer of the appropriate county as required by IC 3-5-7-6 (e). The voter registration officer of the appropriate county shall change the name on the candidate's voter registration record to be the same as the name on the candidate's declaration of candidacy.".
least seven (7) hours on each of the two (2) Saturdays preceding
(e) Notwithstanding subsection (d), in a county with a population of less than twenty thousand (20,000), the absentee voter board in the office of the circuit court clerk, with the approval of the county election board, may reduce the number of hours available to cast absentee ballots under this section to a minimum of four (4) hours on each of the two (2) Saturdays preceding election day.
number of members from the same political party, at the time of an
appointment either of the following must apply to the appointee:
have voted in The most recent primary election in which the
appointee voted was a primary election held by the party with
which the appointee claims affiliation. or
if The appointee did not vote in the most recent primary
election held by the party with which the appointee claims
affiliation, be is certified as a member of that party by the party's
county chairman for the county in which the appointee resides.
(c) Notwithstanding any other law, if the term of an appointed member of a board expires and the appointing authority does not make an appointment to fill the vacancy, the member may continue to serve on the board for only sixty (60) days after the expiration date of the member's term.".
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to SB 395 as reprinted February 9, 2001.)
and when so amended that said bill do pass.