Miss. Code § 23-15-93

Current through the 2022 1st Extraordinary Session
Section 23-15-93 - Penalties

If any election commissioner or registrar shall refuse or neglect to perform any of the duties imposed upon him or her by this chapter regarding the registration of electors, or shall knowingly permit any person to sign a false affidavit or otherwise knowingly permit any person to violate any provision of this chapter regarding the registration of electors, or shall violate any of the provisions of this chapter regarding the registration of electors, or if any officer taking the affidavits as provided in this chapter regarding registration of electors shall make any false statement in his or her certificate thereto attached, he or she shall be deemed guilty of a crime and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) or by imprisonment in the penitentiary not exceeding one (1) year, and shall be removed from office.

Miss. Code § 23-15-93

Derived from 1972 Code § 23-5-311 [Codes, 1942, § 3203-601; Laws, 1972, ch. 490, § 601; repealed by Laws, 1986, ch. 495, § 337]; Laws, 1986, ch. 495, § 27, eff. 1/1/1987.
Amended by Laws, 2017, ch. 441, HB 467, 173, eff. 7/1/2017.