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S1350..........................................................by EDUCATION SCHOOL ELECTIONS - Amends existing law relating to school elections to increase the time prior to an election when a write-in candidate must file a declaration of candidacy from five days to fourteen days. 02/03 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/04 Rpt prt - to St Aff 02/10 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/11 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/15 3rd rdg - PASSED - 30-1-4 AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Crow, Danielson, Darrington, Davis, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes, Ingram, Keough, King-Barrutia, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh, Parry, Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Stegner, Thorne, Wheeler, Whitworth, Williams NAYS--Hawkins Absent and excused--Branch, Ipsen, Sorensen, Stennett Floor Sponsor - Keough Title apvd - to House 02/16 House intro - 1st rdg - to St Aff 03/20 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/21 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/30 3rd rdg - PASSED - 57-5-8 AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bieter, Black, Boe, Campbell, Chase, Cheirrett, Clark, Crow, Cuddy, Deal, Denney, Field(13), Field(20), Gagner, Hadley, Hammond, Hansen(23), Hansen(29), Henbest, Jaquet, Jones(Jones), Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kendell, Kunz, Lake, Linford, Loertscher, Mader, Marley, McKague, Meyer, Montgomery, Mortensen, Moss, Moyle, Pearce, Pischner, Pomeroy, Ringo, Robison, Sali, Schaefer, Sellman, Shepherd, Smith, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Stone, Tilman, Trail, Wood, Zimmermann NAYS -- Callister, Ellsworth, Hornbeck, Ridinger, Smylie Absent and excused -- Bell, Bruneel, Geddes, Gould, Reynolds, Taylor, Wheeler, Mr Speaker Floor Sponsor - Campbell Title apvd - to Senate 03/31 To enrol 04/03 Rpt enrol - Pres signed - Sp signed 04/04 To Governor 04/05 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 204 Effective: 07/01/00
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1350 BY EDUCATION COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO SCHOOL ELECTIONS; AMENDING SECTION 33-502A, IDAHO CODE, TO 3 INCREASE THE TIME PRIOR TO AN ELECTION WHEN A WRITE-IN CANDIDATE MUST FILE 4 A DECLARATION OF CANDIDACY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. That Section 33-502A, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 7 amended to read as follows: 8 33-502A. DECLARATION OF INTENT FOR WRITE-IN CANDIDATES. No write-in vote 9 for school district trustee in a school district election shall be counted 10 unless a declaration of intent has been filed indicating that the person 11 desires the office and is legally qualified to assume the duties of school 12 trustee if elected. The declaration of intent shall be filed with the school 13 district clerk. Such declaration of intent shall be filed not later than five14 fourteen ( 514) days before the day of election. 15 SECTION 2. This act shall be in full force and effect on and after July 16 1, 2000.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 09701 The purpose of this legislation is to extend the time period requirement for school district trustee election write-in candidate filing from 5 to 14 days. This would allow school district staff a more realistic time frame to prepare for the election. FISCAL NOTE This proposal would not effect the state's general fund. It is projected that savings in staff costs and overtime, printing and advertising costs would result for the school district budget. Contact: Senator Shawn Keough - 332-1340 Marvene Shaw, Clerk, Lake Pend Oreille School District - 208-263-2184 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1350