Constitutional amendment; qualifications to vote, restoration of civil rights. (HJ621)

Introduced By

Del. Joseph E. Preston (D-Petersburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Constitutional amendment first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of felonies who have completed service of their sentences subject to the conditions, requirements, and definitions set forth in that law. The present Constitution provides for restoration of rights by the Governor. The amendment retains the right of the Governor to restore civil rights and adds an alternative for restoration of rights pursuant to law for felons. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15102272D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/2015Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments
02/10/2015Left in Privileges and Elections