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House Bill 1024

House Bill 1024

ARCHIVE (2000)

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DIGEST OF HB 1024 (Updated March 3, 2000 10:10 PM - DI 75)

Miscellaneous election law changes. Provides that an action taken by the state or a political subdivision on a state legal holiday is valid. Provides that precinct vice committeemen are not eligible to participate in a caucus to fill a candidate or an office vacancy except as a proxy for the precinct committeeman. Provides that a general statute relating to changing the structure of the governing body of a school corporation does not apply to the governing body of the Gary school corporation. Revises certain school corporation statutes to reflect current law relating to local public questions. Provides that an employee of a political subdivision may be a candidate for an elected or appointed office and serve in the office without resigning from employment with the political subdivision. Provides that the election division is not required to have an annual meeting of election officials for years in which there are no elections. Makes other technical changes in Indiana election law including changes in the statute relating to oaths of office and the Lake County board of elections and registration. Provides that a candidate for a local office for which the compensation is less than $5,000 per year is required to have a principal committee and to file certain campaign finance reports if the candidate receives at least $500 in contributions or makes at least $500 in expenditures. Repeals several statutes and amends other statutes relating to requirements for voting systems. Directs the census data advisory committee to study certain issues relating to municipal election calendars and small town conventions.
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