SB 335-5_ Filed 02/23/2010, 07:56 Brownt


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HOUSE MOTION ____

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MR. SPEAKER:

    I move that Engrossed Senate Bill 335 be amended to read as follows:

    Delete the title and insert the following:
    A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state and local administration.

SOURCE: Page 27, line 9; (10)MO033510.27. -->     Page 27, between lines 9 and 10, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: ; (10)MO033510.23. -->     "SECTION 23. [EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2010 (RETROACTIVE)] (a) This SECTION applies only to a declaration of candidacy for a primary election for the office of United States Senator.
    (b) The definitions in IC 3-5-2 apply throughout this SECTION.
    (c) Notwithstanding IC 3-8-2, a declaration of candidacy for a primary election for the office of United States Senator must satisfy the following:
        (1) Notwithstanding IC 3-8-2-4 and IC 3-8-2-11, the declaration of candidacy must be filed in the office of the secretary of state not later than noon, April 2, 2010. A declaration of candidacy filed after noon, April 2, 2010, is considered invalid.
        (2) Notwithstanding IC 3-8-2-10, the petition required by IC 3-8-2-8 for the declaration of candidacy must be submitted to the circuit court clerk or board of registration during the period beginning January 1, 2010, and ending noon March 30, 2010.
        (3) Notwithstanding IC 3-8-2-14, all questions concerning the validity of a declaration of candidacy filed under this

SECTION shall be referred to and determined by the commission in accordance with IC 3-8-2-18. A statement questioning the validity of a declaration of candidacy must be filed with the election division under IC 3-8-1-2(c) not later than noon April 9, 2010.
        (4) Notwithstanding IC 3-8-2-17, not later than April 16, 2010, the election division shall transmit to each county election board a certified list containing the name and address of each individual for whom a declaration of candidacy for the office of United States Senate has been filed with the election division and for which voters at the primary election may vote.
        (5) Notwithstanding IC 3-8-2-18, the commission shall act upon a question concerning a declaration of candidacy not later than noon April 22, 2010.
        (6) Notwithstanding IC 3-8-2-20, an individual who files a declaration of candidacy under this SECTION may, at any time not later than noon April 1, 2010, file a statement with the secretary of state, stating that the individual is no longer a candidate for the United States Senate and does not wish the person's name to appear on the primary election ballot as a candidate for the United States Senate. If the election division receives a notice under this subdivision, the election division shall act under IC 3-8-2-21 as if notice had been received under IC 3-8-2-20.
    (d) Except as provided in this SECTION, all the other requirements for a declaration of candidacy for a primary election for the office of United States Senator described in IC 3-8-2 apply.
    (e) This SECTION expires January 1, 2011.
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to ESB 335 as printed February 19, 2010.)

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Representative Brown T


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