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§ 3073. Appeals to court of common pleas

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 25 P.S. Elections & Electoral DistrictsEffective: October 31, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 25 P.S. Elections & Electoral Districts (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 14. Election Code (Refs & Annos)
Article XII. Preparation for and Conduct of Primaries and Elections
Effective: October 31, 2019
25 P.S. § 3073
§ 3073. Appeals to court of common pleas
(a) An applicant whose claim for registration under section 12311 and 25 Pa.C.S. Pt. IV (relating to voter registration)2 has been denied shall have standing to appeal an action of a commission to the appropriate court of common pleas.
(b) An appeal under subsection (a) must be made by the third day preceding an election.
(c) The appeal must request relief and specify the grounds for relief.
(d) Upon timely receipt of an appeal under this section, the court shall conduct a hearing.
(e) If the court finds that an injustice has been done, the court shall reverse or modify the ruling of the commission and issue appropriate injunctive relief.
(f) The following shall apply:
(1) Except as provided in paragraph (2), the court may award costs for the appeal to the prevailing party.
(2) Costs may not be assessed against a commission or a county.
(g) As used in this section, “commission” shall mean a registration commission established under 25 Pa.C.S. § 1203 (relating to commissions).


1937, June 3, P.L. 1333, No. 320, art. XII, § 1233, added 2019, Oct. 31, P.L. 552, No. 77, § 4, imd. effective.


25 P.S. § 3071.
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1101 et seq.
25 P.S. § 3073, PA ST 25 P.S. § 3073
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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