Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 183-1-14-.13

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through May 12, 2022
Rule 183-1-14-.13 - Prompt Notification of Absentee Ballot Rejection

When a timely submitted absentee ballot is rejected, the board of registrars or absentee ballot clerk shall send the elector notice of such rejection and opportunity to cure by mailing written notice, and attempt to notify the elector by telephone and email, if a telephone number or email is on the elector's voter registration record or absentee ballot application, no later than the close of business on the third business day after receiving the absentee ballot. However, for any timely submitted absentee ballot that is rejected within eleven days of Election Day, the board of registrars or absentee ballot clerk shall send the elector notice of such rejection and opportunity to cure by mailing written notice, and attempt to notify the elector by telephone and email, if a telephone number or email is on the elector's voter registration record or absentee ballot application, no later than close of business on the next business day.

GA Regs. 183-1-14-.13

O.C.G.A. §§ 21-2-31, 21-2-386.

Original Rule entitled "Prompt Notification of Absentee Ballot Rejection" adopted. F. Jan. 23, 2020; eff. 2/12/2020.
Amended: F. Mar. 2, 2020; eff. 3/22/2020.
Amended: F. May 1, 2020; eff. 5/21/2020.
Note: Correction of administrative error, "rejecting" corrected to "receiving" (i.e., "... no later than the close of business on the third business day after receiving the absentee ballot."), reflecting the rule as originally promulgated and adopted on April 15, 2020; correction submitted by Agency on August 31, 2020. Effective August 31, 2020.