2014 Kentucky Revised Statutes
CHAPTER 116 - VOTER REGISTRATION
116.113 Removal of voter's name by state board upon notice of death, declaration of incompetency, or conviction of felony -- Notice to county clerk.

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Download as PDF 116.113 Removal of voter's name by state board upon notice of death, declaration of incompetency, or conviction of felony -- Notice to county clerk. (1) (2) (3) (4) Upon receipt of notification from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services or other reliable sources of the death of a person, the State Board of Elections shall within five (5) days cause the removal of the name of that person from the voter registration records it maintains, except that no voter's name may be removed during the period of time the registration books are closed for any primary, general, or special election. Upon receipt of notification from the circuit clerk that a person has been declared incompetent, the State Board of Elections shall within five (5) days cause the removal of the name of that person from the voter registration records it maintains, except that no voter's name may be removed during the period of time the registration books are closed for any primary, general, or special election. Upon receipt of notification from the Administrative Office of the Courts that a person has been convicted of a felony offense, the State Board of Elections shall within five (5) days cause the removal of the name of that person from the voter registration records it maintains, except that no voter's name may be removed during the period of time the registration books are closed for any primary, general, or special election. Following the purge of a name from the records of the State Board of Elections, the state board shall notify the clerk of the county in which the voter lived of the action; and the county clerk shall within ten (10) days update the county voter registration files to reflect the necessary change. If a protest is filed by the voter, the county board shall hear it at its next regular monthly meeting. If the county board decides in favor of the protesting voter, the voter's registration record shall be restored, including his voting record. If the protest is filed while the registration books are closed and the county board decides in favor of the protesting voter, the county board shall issue the voter an "Authorization to Vote" for the upcoming election and the voter's record shall be restored when the registration books open following the election. Effective:June 20, 2005 History: Amended 2005 Ky. Acts ch. 99, sec. 116, effective June 20, 2005. -Amended 2002 Ky. Acts ch. 63, sec. 7, effective July 15, 2002. -- Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 426, sec. 99, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1990 Ky. Acts ch. 48, sec. 9, effective July 13, 1990. -- Created 1988 Ky. Acts ch. 341, sec. 8, effective July 15, 1988.

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