General Assembly: 77 (1998 Regular GA) - Chapter 1052 - Information required in affidavits of candidacy for public office


Published: 1998-04-06

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CH. 1051 LAWS OF THE SEVENTY-SEVENTH G.A., 1998 SESSION

CHAPTER 1051 EMPLOYMENT SECURITY ADMINISTRATIVE CONTRIBUTION

SURCHARGE SUNSET PROVISION

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AN ACT concerning the sunset provision relating to the employment security administrative contribution surcharge and providing an effective date.

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

Section 1. Section 96.7, sUbsection 12, paragraph d, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows:

d. This subsection is repealed July 1, -W9S 2001, and the repeal is applicable to contribu- tion rates for calendar year -l-999 2002 and subsequent calendar years.

Sec. 2. EFFECTIVE DATE. This Act takes effect June 30,1998.

Approved April 6, 1998

CHAPTER 1052 INFORMATION REQUIRED IN AFFIDAVITS OF CANDIDACY FOR PUBLIC OFFICE

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AN ACT relating to affidavits of candidacy filed by candidates for public office.

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

Section 1. Section 43.18, subsection 9, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows: 9. A statement that the candidate is aware that the candidate is disqualified from holding

office if the candidate has been convicted, and ne"t'er pardoned, of a felony or other infamous crime and the candidate's rights have not been restored by the governor or by the president of the United States.

Sec. 2. Section 43.67, subsection 9, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows: 9. A statement that the candidate is aware that the candidate is disqualified from holding

office if the candidate has been convicted, and never pardoned, of a felony or other infamous crime and the candidate's rights have not been restored by the governor or by the president ofthe United States.

Sec. 3. Section 44.3, subsection 2, paragraph i, Code 1997, is amended to read as fol- lows:

i. A statement that the candidate is aware that the candidate is disqualified from holding office if the candidate has been convicted, and never pardoned, of a felony or other infamous crime and the candidate's rights have not been restored by the governor or by the president of the United States.

Sec. 4. Section 45.3, subsection 9, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows: 9. A statement that the candidate is aware that the candidate is disqualified from holding

office if the candidate has been convicted, and never pardoned, of a felony or other infamous

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crime and the candidate's rights have not been restored by the governor or by the president ofthe United States.

Sec. 5. Section 161A.5, subsection 3, unnumbered paragraph 1, Code 1997, is amended to read as follows:

At each general election a successor shall be chosen for each commissioner whose term will expire in the succeeding January. Nomination of candidates for the office of commis- sioner shall be made by petition in accordance with chapter 45, except that each candidate's nominating petition shall be signed by at least twenty-five eligible electors of the district. The petition form shall be furnished by the county commissioner of elections. Every candi- date shall file with the nomination papers an affidavit stating the candidate's name, the candidate's residence, that the person is a candidate and is eligible for the office of commis- sioner, and that if elected the candidate will qualify for the office. The affidavit shall also state that the candidate is aware that the candidate is disqualified from holding office if the candidate has been convicted, and never pardoned, of a felony or other infamous crime and the candidate's rights have not been restored by the governor or by the president of the United States.

Sec. 6. Section 277.4, unnumbered paragraph 3, Code Supplement 1997, is amended to read as follows:

Signers of nomination petitions shall include their addresses and the date of signing, and must reside in the same director district as the candidate if directors are elected by the voters of a director district, rather than at-large. A person may sign nomination petitions for more than one candidate for the same office, and the signature is not invalid solely because the person signed nomination petitions for one or more other candidates for the office. The petition shall be filed with the affidavit of the candidate being nominated, stating the candidate's name, place of residence, that such person is a candidate and is eligible for the office the candidate seeks, and that if elected the candidate will qualify for the office. The affidavit shall also state that the candidate is aware that the candidate is disqualified from holding office if the candidate has been convicted, and never pardoned, of a felony or other infamous crime and the candidate's rights have not been restored by the governor or by the president of the United States.

Sec. 7. Section 376.4, unnumbered paragraph 4, Code Supplement 1997, is amended to read as follows:

The petition must include the affidavit of the individual for whom it is filed, stating the individual's name, the individual's residence, that the individual is a candidate and eligible for the office, and that if elected the individual will qualify for the office. The affidavit .shall also state that the candidate is aware that the candidate is disqualified from holding office if the candidate has been convicted, and never pardoned, of a felony or other infamous crime and the candidate's rights have not been restored by the governor or by the president of the United States.

Approved April 6, 1998