Constitutional amendment (first reference); franchise and officers; felon disenfranchisement. (HJ555)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Constitutional amendment (first reference); franchise and officers; felon disenfranchisement; automatic restoration of political rights. Provides that no person who has been convicted of a felony shall be qualified to vote until the completion of his sentence of imprisonment or active supervision, at which time, without further action required of him, his political rights, including the right to vote, shall be restored. A person convicted of a felony may also have his civil rights restored by the Governor or other appropriate authority. Read the Bill »

Status

01/14/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Privileges and Elections Committee

History

DateAction
01/12/2021Committee
01/12/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102197D
01/12/2021Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/14/2021Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments

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