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201.15 District judge, report guardianships and commitments.

Subdivision 1. Guardianships and incompetents. The state court administrator shall report monthly to the secretary of state the name, address, and date of birth of each individual 18 years of age or over, who during the month preceding the date of the report:

(a) was placed under a guardianship of the person in which the court order provides that the ward does not retain the right to vote; or

(b) was adjudged legally incompetent.

The court administrator shall also report the same information for each individual transferred to the jurisdiction of the court who meets a condition specified in clause (a) or (b). The secretary of state shall determine if any of the persons in the report is registered to vote and shall prepare a list of those registrants for the county auditor. The county auditor shall change the status on the record in the statewide registration system of any individual named in the report to indicate that the individual is not eligible to reregister or vote.

Subd. 2. Restoration to capacity. The state court administrator shall report monthly to the secretary of state the name, address, and date of birth of each individual transferred from guardianship to conservatorship or who is restored to capacity by the court after being ineligible to vote for any of the reasons specified in subdivision 1. The secretary of state shall determine if any of the persons in the report is registered to vote and shall prepare a list of those registrants for the county auditor. The county auditor shall change the status on the voter's record in the statewide registration system to "active."

HIST: 1959 c 675 art 2 s 15; 1961 c 697 s 1; 1967 c 839 s 2; 1973 c 676 s 13; 1973 c 725 s 39; 1978 c 714 s 4; 1979 c 43 s 1; 1981 c 29 art 2 s 18; 1986 c 475 s 4; 1987 c 361 s 9; 1993 c 223 s 6; 1Sp1994 c 1 art 2 s 20; 1995 c 186 s 50; 1995 c 189 s 8; 1996 c 277 s 1; 1997 c 147 s 9; 1998 c 376 s 1; 2003 c 12 art 2 s 3