Constitutional amendment; qualification of voters, restoration of civil rights. (SJ283)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)

Progress

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

Description

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualification of voters; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by general law for the restoration of civil rights for any person who has been convicted of a felony not designated by the General Assembly as a barrier crime for the purpose of rights restoration and who has completed service of his sentence and paid in full any restitution, fines, costs, and fees assessed against him as a result of his conviction. The proposed amendment retains the authority of the Governor to restore the civil rights of persons convicted of felonies. Read the Bill »

Status

01/07/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
01/07/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101665D
01/07/2019Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

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