HJ 635 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); restoration civil rights.
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Summary as passed: (all summaries)
Constitutional amendment (first resolution); restoration of civil rights for certain felons. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by general law for the restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies who meet the conditions prescribed by 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 the alternative for restoration of rights pursuant to general law for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies. This resolution is identical to SJR 283.

Full text:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/08/03 035035228  pdf
02/03/03  House: Printed as engrossed 035035228-E  pdf
03/03/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ635ER)  pdf
03/31/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0958)  pdf

Amendments:
House amendments
Senate amendments

Status:
01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 01/08/03 035035228
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/03  House: Assigned to P. & E. sub-committee: 1
01/31/03  House: Reported from P. & E. w/amendment (10-Y 9-N)
02/03/03  House: Taken up
02/03/03  House: Committee amendment agreed to
02/03/03  House: Pending question ordered
02/03/03  House: Engrossed by House as amended
02/03/03  House: Printed as engrossed 035035228-E
02/03/03  House: Agreed to by House (75-Y 18-N)
02/03/03  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (75-Y 18-N)
02/03/03  House: Communicated to Senate
02/04/03  Senate: Reading waived
02/04/03  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/11/03  Senate: Reported from P. & E. with amendment (11-Y 4-N)
02/13/03  Senate: Read second time
02/14/03  Senate: Read third time
02/14/03  Senate: Agreed to by Senate with amendment (32-Y 5-N)
02/14/03  Senate: VOTE: AGREE TO (32-Y 5-N)
02/17/03  House: Placed on Calendar
02/18/03  House: Senate amendment agreed to by House (72-Y 26-N)
02/18/03  House: VOTE: ADOPTION (72-Y 26-N)
03/03/03  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ635ER)
03/05/03  House: Enrolled
03/05/03  House: Signed by Speaker
03/06/03  Senate: Signed by President
03/24/03  House: Assigned Chapter 958 (effective 7/1/02)
03/31/03  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0958)