North Dakota House Bill 1451 (2013)

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North Dakota House Bill 1451 (2013)
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Legislature:North Dakota Legislative Assembly
Text:HB 1451
Sponsor(s):Listed below
Legislative History
Introduced:January 21, 2013
State house:February 20, 2013
Governor:Jack Dalrymple
Signed:April 19, 2013
Legal Environment
State law:Laws governing ballot measures in North Dakota
Code:Elections Code
Section:Title 16

North Dakota House Bill 1451 was introduced by twelve sponsors on January 21, 2013, and signed into law on April 19, 2013, by Governor Jack Dalrymple. The descriptive title for the bill was: "AN ACT to amend and reenact sections 16.1‑08.1‑03.1, 29‑10.1‑02, 29‑10.1‑21, and 29‑10.1‑22 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to disclosure requirements for petition sponsors and the requirements for calling and the duties of a grand jury."[1]


ND House Bill 1451 requires the following information to be disclosed within 180 days of submitting a petition:[2]

  • If paid, the total amount of money paid to or expected to be paid to circulators.

NCSL Summary

According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, HB 1451 "requires the sponsoring committee or the individual responsible for submission of the petition to, within one hundred eighty days after the approval of a petition to initiate or refer a measure or to recall an official or after the submission of a petition to convene a grand jury as provided under section 29-10.1-02, to file a statement with the secretary of state which discloses whether petition circulators have been or will be paid for the circulation of petitions and which lists the total amount of money paid or which is expected to be paid to circulators."[2]


HB 1451 was sponsored by 12 Republican state legislators; ten were Representatives and two were Senators.[1]


The sponsoring representatives were:[1]


The sponsoring Senators were:[1]

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