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§ 1704. Altering registration

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 25 Pa.C.S.A. ElectionsEffective: March 18, 2002

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 25 Pa.C.S.A. Elections
Part IV. Voter Registration (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 17. Penalties
Effective: March 18, 2002
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1704
§ 1704. Altering registration
(a) Prohibition.--No registrar, commissioner, clerk or assistant or commission employee may do any of the following:
(1) Intentionally insert or permit to be inserted an entry in a registration record without a proper application under this part or without requiring the proper evidence of the right of the applicant to be registered.
(2) Intentionally materially alter a registration record after the entries have been made unless the alteration is in accordance with this part. This paragraph does not apply to an alteration pursuant to an order of a court of common pleas or of a commission.
(b) Penalty.--A person who violates subsection (a) commits a misdemeanor of the first degree and shall, upon conviction, be sentenced to pay a fine of not more than $10,000 or to imprisonment for not more than five years, or both.


2002, Jan. 31, P.L. 18, No. 3, § 1, effective in 45 days.
Prior Laws:
1995, June 30, P.L. 170, No. 25, § 1504 (25 P.S. § 961.1504).
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1704, PA ST 25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1704
Current through 2020 Regular Session Act 22. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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