General Assembly: 78 (1999 Regular GA) - Chapter 17 - Elections — Sac and Fox settlement precinct


Published: 1999-04-07

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31 LAWS OF THE SEVEN1Y-EIGHTH G.A., 1999 SESSION CH.17

against the person. This subsection shall not be construed to limit the authority of the attorney general to file a civil enforcement or other enforcement action against the person for acts which are not the subject of an administrative proceeding which has been initiated against the person by the utilities board.

Approved April 7, 1999

CHAPTER17 ELECTIONS- SAC AND FOX SETTLEMENT PRECINCT

H.F. 679

AN ACT relating to drawing the Sac and Fox Indian settlement precinct in Tama county.

Be It Enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Iowa:

Section 1. Section 49.3, subsection 3, Code 1999, is amended to read as follows: 3. PFeeiHets Except as provided in section 49.4. subsection 3. precincts established after

July 1, 1994, shall be composed of contiguous territory within a single county. The bound- aries of all precincts shall follow the boundaries of areas for which official population figures are available from the most recent federal decennial census.

Sec. 2. Section 49.4, subsection 3, Code 1999, is amended to read as follows: 3. Notwithstanding any other provision of this chapter, Indian settlement land held in

trust by the secretary of the interior of the United States for the Sac and Fox tribe of the Mississippi in Iowa and its trust land contiguous to the Indian settlement lying in Tama, Toledo and Indian Village townships of Tama county shall be an election precinct, aHd the~ The polling place of that precinct shall be located iH the struetuFe eommoHly ealled the IHdiaH seaool loeated iH seetioH 19, tovmsaip ga Horta, FaRge Hi west, oF on the Indian settlement in Stleh.!! structure as designated by the election commissioner of Tama county.

The Indian settlement precinct shall be redrawn to include land contiguous to the Indian settlement when such land is purchased by the settlement and added to the Indian settle- ment land held in trust by the secretary of the interior of the United States. Upon recording of the deed transferring the land to the United States in trust. the county recorder shall notify the county commissioner of that fact. If the commissioner is notified more than seventy days before the next scheduled election. the commissioner shall redraw the precinct for that election. The commissioner shall notify the board of supervisors of the redrawn precinct boundaries and shall certify the redrawn boundaries to the state commissioner. Land com- pletely surrounded by the boundaries of the Indian settlement precinct. but not included in the settlement precinct. shall be included in the precinct in which such land was located prior to redrawing of the Indian settlement precinct. The commissioner shall notify regis- tered voters in each of the redrawn precincts of the change in the precincts and the proper polling place for those affected voters.

Sec. 3. Section 49.8, Code 1999, is amended by adding the following new subsection: NEW SUBSECTION. 7. When territory contiguous to the Indian settlement is added to

the Indian settlement land held in trust by the secretary of the interior of the United States.

Approved April 7, 1999