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                         Laws of Minnesota 1989 

                         CHAPTER 7-S.F.No. 204 
           An act relating to elections; providing for the 
          removal of certain voter registration cards; amending 
          Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 201.13. 
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA: 
    Section 1.  Minnesota Statutes 1988, section 201.13, is 
amended to read: 
    201.13 [VOTER REGISTRATION CARD REMOVAL.] 
    Subdivision 1.  [LOCAL REGISTRAR OF VITAL STATISTICS, 
REPORT DEATHS TO COUNTY AUDITOR REPORTS OF DECEASED RESIDENTS.] 
The local registrar of vital statistics in each county or 
municipality shall report monthly to the county auditor the name 
and address of each individual 18 years of age or older who has 
died while maintaining residence in that county or municipality 
since the last previous report.  Upon receipt of the report, the 
county auditor shall remove from the files the original and 
duplicate registration cards of the voters reported to be 
deceased and make the appropriate changes in the data base of 
the central registration system. 
    Subd. 2.  [VOTER REGISTRATION CARD REMOVAL FOR DECEASED 
NONRESIDENTS.] The county auditor may remove from the files the 
original and duplicate registration cards of voters who have 
died outside of the county, after receiving notice of death.  
Notice must be in the form of a printed obituary or a written 
statement signed by a registered voter of the county.  The 
county auditor shall also make the appropriate changes in the 
data base of the central registration system when voter 
registration cards are removed from the files. 
    Presented to the governor March 9, 1989 
    Signed by the governor March 9, 1989, 11:24 a.m.