Canvassing the Lists of Qualified Electors

SECTION 17-10-10

§ 17-10-10. Corrections by state board.

The state board may request any local board to make any correction in any voting list, and if the local board does not immediately comply with the request, the state board may make the correction itself, and this correction shall not be changed except on order of the supreme court. Any person whose name is stricken from any voting list by the state board may file a petition as from an action of the local board as provided in this chapter. The state board shall notify the secretary of state of the action. The state board, in ordering the striking of any names from a voting list, shall be subject to the same requirements and limitations as are applicable to local boards, including but not limited to, the provisions of § 17-10-5.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1938, ch. 313, § 17; P.L. 1940, ch. 817, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 17-10-20; G.L. 1956, § 17-10-11; P.L. 1958, ch. 18, § 1; P.L. 1963, ch. 209, § 4; P.L. 1978, ch. 203, § 1; G.L., § 17-10-10; P.L. 1994, ch. 171, § 5.)