Today's Law As Amended


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SB-963 Elections: payment of expenses.(2013-2014)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 13001 of the Elections Code is amended to read:

13001.
 All (a)  (1)  Except as provided in subdivision (b),  expenses authorized and necessarily incurred in the preparation for, and conduct of, elections as provided in this code shall be paid from the county treasuries, except that when if  an election is called by the governing body of a city the expenses shall be paid from the treasury of the city. All payments shall be made in the same manner as other county or city expenditures are made. The elections official, in providing the materials required by this division, need not utilize the services of the county or city purchasing agent. 
(2) All payments under this subdivision shall be made in the same manner as other county or city expenditures are made.
(b) All expenses authorized and necessarily incurred on or after January 1, 2013, and for each year thereafter, in the preparation for, and conduct of, elections proclaimed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in the office of Senator or Member of the Assembly, or to fill a vacancy in the office of United States Senator or Member of the United States House of Representatives, shall be paid by the state. If an election proclaimed by the Governor to fill a vacancy in an office specified by this subdivision is consolidated with a statewide or local election, only those additional expenses directly related to the election proclaimed by the Governor shall be paid by the state.
(c) The elections official, in providing the materials required by this division, need not use the services of the county or city purchasing agent.