Senate File 436 - Enrolled




                                         SENATE FILE 436

                             AN ACT
 RELATING TO OBSERVERS AT SATELLITE ABSENTEE VOTING STATIONS.

 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA:

    Section 1.  Section 53.11, Code 2009, is amended by adding
 the following new subsection:
    NEW SUBSECTION.  5.  At least seven days before the date
 that absentee ballots will be available at a satellite
 absentee voting station, the commissioner shall notify the
 county chairperson of each political party of the date, time,
 and place that the satellite absentee voting station will be
 in operation in the county, so that the chairpersons may
 appoint observers to be present at the station during the
 hours absentee ballots are available.  No more than two
 observers from each political party shall be present at any
 one satellite absentee voting station.


                                                             
                               JOHN P. KIBBIE
                               President of the Senate


                                                             
                               PATRICK J. MURPHY
                               Speaker of the House

    I hereby certify that this bill originated in the Senate and
 is known as Senate File 436, Eighty=third General Assembly.


                                                             
                               MICHAEL E. MARSHALL
                               Secretary of the Senate
 Approved                , 2009


                                
 CHESTER J. CULVER
 Governor

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