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§ 3072. Appeals

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. § 3072
Formerly cited as PA ST 25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1330
§ 3072. Appeals
(a) An individual whose application to be registered has been denied under section 12311 or 25 Pa.C.S. Pt. IV (relating to voter registration)2 may file with the commission a petition to be registered, setting forth the grounds of the petition under oath or affirmation. The petition must be filed by the eighth day prior to an election.
(b)(1) The commission shall fix a time for a public hearing at its office not later than the fifth day prior to the election.
(2) The commission shall give the person responsible for the rejection forty-eight hours' notice of the hearing.
(3) At the hearing, a clerk, inspector of registration or qualified elector of the county may offer evidence as to why the petitioner should not be registered.
(4) The commission, if satisfied that the petitioner is entitled to be registered, shall direct registration.
(c) As used in this section, the following words and phrases shall have the meanings given to them in this subsection unless the context clearly indicates otherwise:
“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, § 1232, 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. § 3072, PA ST 25 P.S. § 3072
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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