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§ 1703. Application

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. § 1703
§ 1703. Application
(a) Prohibition.--An individual may not do any of the following:
(1) Apply for registration with knowledge or reason to know that the individual is not entitled to registration.
(2) Apply for a change of residence with knowledge or reason to know that the individual is not entitled to the change.
(3) Declare as residence a place or address which the individual knows is not the individual's legal residence.
(4) Intentionally impersonate another in an application for registration.
(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, and to forfeit the right of suffrage for ten years.

Credits

2002, Jan. 31, P.L. 18, No. 3, § 1, effective in 45 days.
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Prior Laws:
1995, June 30, P.L. 170, No. 25, § 1503 (25 P.S. § 961.1503).
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1703, PA ST 25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1703
Current through 2020 Regular Session Act 22. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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