House Journal: Page 621: Tuesday, March 5, 2002
5 investigation. Following completion of its review and
6 investigation, the ethics and campaign disclosure
7 board shall report its findings to the state
8 commissioner of elections, including notification of
9 whether probable cause exists to believe the plan was
10 drawn for improper political reasons. If the ethics
11 and campaign disclosure board finds probable cause to
12 believe the plan was drawn for improper political
13 reasons, the state commissioner shall reject the plan.
14 (3) If a plan is rejected pursuant to this
15 paragraph "b", the bond posted shall be returned to
16 the eligible elector who filed the complaint. If a
17 plan is not rejected pursuant to this paragraph "b",
18 the bond shall be deposited in the general fund of the
20 9. By renumbering as necessary.
Metcalf of Polk offered the following amendment H-8187, to
amendment H-8177, filed by her from the floor and moved its
1 Amend the amendment, H-8177, to House File 2486 as
3 1. Page 2, line 27, by striking the figure
4 "321.209", and inserting the following: "331.209".
5 2. Page 2, line 39, by inserting after the word
6 "reasons." the following: "The state commissioner
7 shall establish by rule the procedure for the filing
8 and processing of complaints under this paragraph."
9 3. Page 3, line 9, by striking the words
10 "probable cause exists to believe", and inserting the
11 following: "the board found, by the preponderance of
12 the evidence, that".
13 4. Page 3, lines 11 and 12, by striking the words
14 "probable cause to believe", and inserting the
15 following: ", by a preponderance of the evidence,
Amendment H-8187 was adopted.
On motion by Metcalf of Polk, amendment H-8177, as amended,
Huser of Polk offered the following amendment H-8173 filed by her
and moved its adoption:
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