Bill Text: AZ SB1107 | 2021 | Fifty-fifth Legislature 1st Regular | Introduced

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Bill Title: Redistricting; petition signatures; 2022 candidates

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2021-03-30 - Chapter 155 [SB1107 Detail]

Download: Arizona-2021-SB1107-Introduced.html

 

 

 

REFERENCE TITLE: redistricting; petition signatures; 2022 candidates

 

 

 

 

State of Arizona

Senate

Fifty-fifth Legislature

First Regular Session

2021

 

 

 

SB 1107

 

Introduced by

Senator Mesnard

 

 

AN ACT

 

relating to candidates and petitions for the 2022 elections.

 

 

(TEXT OF BILL BEGINS ON NEXT PAGE)

 


Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  2022 legislative, congressional candidates; secretary of state; nomination papers and petitions; nomination signatures

A.  Notwithstanding any other law, for candidates for election in 2022 to the legislature or to the United States congress, if the nomination paper and nomination petition are in compliance with otherwise applicable law, the secretary of state shall accept as a valid filing the nomination paper and nomination petition of a person that designate a district for that person's candidacy and that use any or all of the following:

1.  For a candidate for the legislature:

(a)  A legislative district as used in the 2020 elections.

(b)  A legislative district as designated in a redistricting plan adopted by the 2021 independent redistricting commission.

(c)  A legislative district as designated in a redistricting plan that is ordered for use in the 2022 election by a court of competent jurisdiction.

2.  For a candidate for the United States congress:

(a)  A congressional district as used in the 2020 elections.

(b)  A congressional district as designated in a redistricting plan adopted by the 2021 independent redistricting commission.

(c)  A congressional district as designated in a redistricting plan that is ordered for use in the 2022 election by a court of competent jurisdiction.

B.  Notwithstanding any other law, for candidates for election in 2022 to the legislature or to the United States congress, if the candidate nomination petition and the petition signers are in compliance with otherwise applicable law, the secretary of state shall accept and petition signers are valid if the petition signers are registered voters who are residents of any or all of the following districts that the candidate proposes to represent:

1.  For a candidate for the legislature:

(a)  A legislative district as used in the 2020 elections.

(b)  A legislative district as designated in a redistricting plan adopted by the 2021 independent redistricting commission.

(c)  A legislative district as designated in a redistricting plan that is ordered for use in the 2022 election by a court of competent jurisdiction.

2.  For a candidate for the United States congress:

(a)  A congressional district as used in the 2020 elections.

(b)  A congressional district as designated in a redistricting plan adopted by the 2021 independent redistricting commission.

(c)  A congressional district as designated in a redistricting plan that is ordered for use in the 2022 election by a court of competent jurisdiction.

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