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      RS 18:58     

  

§58.  Powers and duties of registrars

A.  Subject to the direction of the secretary of state and as provided by law, the registrar in each parish shall be responsible for the registration of voters in the parish he serves and for the administration and enforcement of the laws and the rules and regulations of the secretary of state relating to the registration of such voters.  He shall participate in the state voter registration computer system established pursuant to R.S. 18:31 and shall provide all necessary assistance to the secretary of state to effectuate the inclusion of his parish in that system.

B.(1)  The registrar shall be responsible for conducting absentee by mail and early voting in the parish he serves, as provided by Chapter 7 of this Code.

(2)  The registrar shall assign voters in the state voter registration computer system according to each voting district in the parish from which an election is to be conducted.  For a primary election, the assignment of voters shall be completed on or before the fifth business day prior to the opening of qualifying for the primary election.  For a general election, the assignment of voters shall be completed on or before the fifty-first day prior to the general election.

C.  The registrar may administer any oath required by Chapters 2, 3, 4, and 7 of this Code.

D.  Repealed by Acts 1995, No. 312, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 1996.

E.  Repealed by Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 10, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 1995.

Acts 1976, No. 697, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1978.  Amended by Acts 1980, No. 506, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1981; Acts 1981, No. 77, §1, eff. June 26, 1981; Acts 1984, No. 672, §1; Acts 1989, No. 574, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1990; Acts 1992, No. 978, §1; Acts 1994, 3rd Ex. Sess., No. 10, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 1995; Acts 1995, No. 312, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 1996; Acts 2001, No. 451, §6, eff. Jan. 12, 2004; Acts 2005, No. 220, §4, eff. Jan.1, 2006; Acts 2014, No. 60, §1, eff. May 16, 2014.



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