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Offenses of clerks.
(a) Any municipal clerk who sends any ballots to or makes any suggestions in reference to furnishing ballots for absent voters, except upon the application or request of the absent voter himself, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, on conviction, shall be fined not more than $500.00, and may also be imprisoned in the county jail or sentenced to hard labor for the county for not more than six months.
(b) Any municipal clerk who fails to properly preserve the certificate of results of an election and deliver it to the municipal governing body at the time appointed for canvassing the returns of the election as required by subsection (a) of Section 11-46-46, shall be guilty of a felony and, on conviction, shall be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary for not less than one nor more than five years.
(Acts 1961, No. 663, p. 827, §40.)