Delete the title and insert the following:
A BILL FOR AN ACT to amend the Indiana Code concerning state and local administration.
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.".
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to ESB 335 as printed February 19, 2010.)