Title 20A Chapter 7 Section 504

Election Code
Issues Submitted to the Voters
Section 504
Circulation requirements -- Local clerk to provide sponsors with materials.

            

20A-7-504.   Circulation requirements -- Local clerk to provide sponsors with materials.

            (1) In order to obtain the necessary number of signatures required by this part, the sponsors shall circulate initiative packets that meet the form requirements of this part.

            (2) The local clerk shall furnish to the sponsors:

            (a) one copy of the initiative petition; and

            (b) one signature sheet.

            (3) The sponsors of the petition shall:

            (a) arrange and pay for the printing of all additional copies of the petition and signature sheets; and

            (b) ensure that the copies of the petition and signature sheets meet the form requirements of this section.

            (4) (a) The sponsors may prepare the initiative for circulation by creating multiple initiative packets.

            (b) The sponsors shall create those packets by binding a copy of the initiative petition, a copy of the proposed law, and no more than 50 signature sheets together at the top in such a way that the packets may be conveniently opened for signing.

            (c) The sponsors need not attach a uniform number of signature sheets to each initiative packet.

            (5) (a) After the sponsors have prepared sufficient initiative packets, they shall return them to the local clerk.

            (b) The local clerk shall:

            (i) number each of the initiative packets and return them to the sponsors within five working days; and

            (ii) keep a record of the numbers assigned to each packet.


Amended by Chapter 3, 2000 General Session