MICHIGAN ELECTION LAW (EXCERPT)
Act 116 of 1954
168.514 Cancellation of registration.
If the registration of an elector is canceled, the clerk shall make a proper entry on the original and duplicate registration cards, indicating the date and the cause for cancellation, and shall affix his or her signature to the entries. All copies of the canceled registration cards shall be filed in the office of the clerk. All duplicates of the original registration cards canceled may be destroyed 2 years after the registrations are canceled. The clerk may also destroy the original registration cards of an elector 5 years after the date of cancellation of the elector's registration, if the registration is not reinstated within that period. The clerk may also destroy any canceled original registration cards 2 years after the date of cancellation if the canceled registration cards are reproduced under the records reproduction act, 1992 PA 116, MCL 24.401 to 24.406, and the reproductions are on file in the office of the clerk. The reproductions may be destroyed after the expiration of the statutory retention date of the reproduced records. The registration records, if combustible, shall be destroyed by burning.
History: 1954, Act 116, Eff. June 1, 1955
Am. 1957, Act 183, Eff. Sept. 27, 1957
Am. 1992, Act 195, Imd. Eff. Oct. 5, 1992
Am. 2012, Act 271, Eff. Aug. 15, 2012
Popular Name: Election Code
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