1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 894, the delete everything amendment
1.2(H0894DE1), as follows:
1.3Page 17, after line 31, insert:

1.4    "Sec. 20. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 204B.06, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
1.5    Subdivision 1. Form of affidavit. An affidavit of candidacy shall state the name of
1.6the office sought and, except as provided in subdivision 4, shall state that the candidate:
1.7(1) is an eligible voter;
1.8(2) has no other affidavit on file as a candidate for any office at the same primary
1.9or next ensuing general election, except that a candidate for soil and water conservation
1.10district supervisor in a district not located in whole or in part in Anoka, Hennepin,
1.11Ramsey, or Washington County, may also have on file an affidavit of candidacy for
1.12mayor or council member of a statutory or home rule charter city of not more than 2,500
1.13population contained in whole or in part in the soil and water conservation district or for
1.14town supervisor in a town of not more than 2,500 population contained in whole or in part
1.15in the soil and water conservation district; and
1.16(3) is, or will be on assuming the office, 21 years of age or more, and will have
1.17maintained residence in the district from which the candidate seeks election for 30 days
1.18before the general election; and
1.19(4) affirms that the candidate will meet the residency requirements for submitting a
1.20filing fee in place of a petition, as provided in section 204B.11, subdivision 2, if applicable.
1.21An affidavit of candidacy must include a statement that the candidate's name as
1.22written on the affidavit for ballot designation is the candidate's true name or the name by
1.23which the candidate is commonly and generally known in the community.
1.24An affidavit of candidacy for partisan office shall also state the name of the
1.25candidate's political party or political principle, stated in three words or less.

1.26    Sec. 21. Minnesota Statutes 2012, section 204B.11, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
2.1    Subd. 2. Petition in place of filing fee. (a) Except as provided in this paragraph,
2.2at the time of filing an affidavit of candidacy, a any candidate may present a petition in
2.3place of the filing fee. A candidate must present a petition, and may not submit a filing fee
2.4in place of the petition, if the candidate:
2.5(1) will have resided in the state for less than one year, as of the date of the election; or
2.6(2) will have resided in the district from which the candidate seeks to be elected for
2.7fewer than six months, as of the date of the election, or less than one month prior to the
2.8start of the candidate filing period, whichever is earlier.
2.9(b) The petition may be signed by any individual eligible to vote for the candidate. A
2.10nominating petition filed pursuant to section 204B.07 is effective as a petition in place of a
2.11filing fee under this subdivision if the nominating petition includes a prominent statement
2.12informing the signers of the petition that it will be used for that purpose.
2.13The number of signatures on a petition in place of a filing fee shall be as follows:
2.14(a) (1) for a state office voted on statewide, or for president of the United States,
2.15or United States senator, 2,000;
2.16(b) (2) for a congressional office, 1,000;
2.17(c) (3) for a county or legislative office, or for the office of district judge, 500; and
2.18(d) (4) for any other office which requires a filing fee as prescribed by law, municipal
2.19charter, or ordinance, the lesser of 500 signatures or five percent of the total number of
2.20votes cast in the municipality, ward, or other election district at the preceding general
2.21election at which that office was on the ballot.
2.22An official with whom petitions are filed shall make sample forms for petitions in
2.23place of filing fees available upon request."
2.24Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
2.25Amend the title accordingly