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§ 1711. Preventing 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. § 1711
§ 1711. Preventing registration
(a) Prohibition.--No person may do any of the following:
(1) Knowingly and intentionally prevent an applicant who is a qualified elector from being registered.
(2) By coercion, threats of bodily injury or intimidation, intentionally prevent or attempt to prevent an applicant who is a qualified elector from being registered or a registered elector from changing political enrollment in accordance with the provisions of this part.
(3) Intentionally give or promise or offer to give money or goods to an individual as an inducement for the individual to enroll in a particular party or for a registrant to change political enrollment.
(4) Prevent a record from being used, inspected or copied.
(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, § 1511 (25 P.S. § 961.1511).
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1711, PA ST 25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1711
Current through 2020 Regular Session Act 22. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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