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      RS 18:1300.5     


§1300.5. Chairman and vice chairman designated in petition; petition designated as a public record

            A. The recall petition shall designate a chairman to act for the signers of the petition in all matters, and a vice chairman to act on order of the chairman or in case of the death, disability, absence, or resignation of the chairman. The petition shall include the full name, signature, and residence address of the chairman and the vice chairman. The chairman and vice chairman each shall be a qualified voter in the voting area from which the public official whose recall is being sought is elected.

            B. Upon the signature of the first elector, the recall petition, including the name, address, and signature of each elector who has signed thereon, shall be a public record. The chairman, or the vice chairman when acting as the chairman, shall be the custodian thereof. The petition and the custodian shall be subject to all of the provisions of R.S. 44:31 et seq.

            C. Upon the filing of the petition pursuant to R.S. 18:1300.2(C)(2), the chairman, or the vice chairman when acting as chairman, shall no longer be the custodian thereof.

            Acts 1989, No. 727, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1990; Acts 2001, No. 21, §1; Acts 2018, No. 535, §1, eff. May 23, 2018.

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