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§ 1702. 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. § 1702
§ 1702. Registration
(a) Improper.--A registrar, commissioner or clerk who knowingly registers or permits the registration of an applicant not lawfully entitled to be registered 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.
(b) Denial.--A registrar, commissioner or clerk who, without reasonable cause, refuses to register a qualified elector lawfully entitled to be registered 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.

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, § 1502 (25 P.S. § 961.1502).
25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1702, PA ST 25 Pa.C.S.A. § 1702
Current through 2020 Regular Session Act 22. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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