Constitutional amendment; qualifications to vote, restoration of civil rights (first reference). (HJ640)

Introduced By

Del. Betsy Carr (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of felonies. 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. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Committee
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101838D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/2019Assigned P & E sub: Subcommittee #4
02/05/2019Left in Privileges and Elections

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