SB 250-1_ Filed 01/22/2013, 10:24 Walker

SENATE MOTION


MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I move
that Senate Bill 250 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 2, line 20; (13)MO025001.2. -->     Page 2, line 20, delete "is void." and insert " must be received for filing, if the signature page otherwise complies with IC 3-5-4, and must be retained as required under IC 3-10-1-31.1. However, subject to section 9 of this chapter, a county voter registration office shall not make a determination regarding the validity of the signatures on the signature page.
    Sec. 9. (a) If a county voter registration office determines that a signature page does not comply with this chapter, the county voter registration office shall give the best possible notice of its determination to the petition carrier who submitted the signature page to allow for the correction of the signature page as provided by subsection (b).
    (b) If the final date and hour for filing a petition with the county voter registration office has not passed, a petition carrier may add or correct information set forth on a signature page:
        (1) circulated by the petition carrier; and
        (2) previously filed with the county voter registration office.
A petition carrier may not make any additions or corrections to a signature page after the final date and hour for filing a petition has passed.
    Sec. 10. If one (1) or more signature pages do not comply with this chapter after the final date and hour for filing the petition has passed, a challenge to the placement of the candidate or public
question on the ballot may be filed with the county election board or the election division as provided by law.".
    (Reference is to SB 250 as printed January 18, 2013.)

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Senator WALKER


MO025001/DI 102
2013