SJ 259 Constitutional amendment; restoration of civil rights for nonviolent felons (first reference).
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Summary as introduced:
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.

Full text:
10/14/04  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 050690768  pdf

Status:
10/14/04  Senate: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 050690768
10/14/04  Senate: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/01/05  Senate: Reported from Privileges and Elections (9-Y 5-N)
02/03/05  Senate: Read first time
02/04/05  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
02/07/05  Senate: Read third time
02/07/05  Senate: Agreed to by Senate (27-Y 13-N)
02/07/05  Senate: VOTE: AGREE TO (27-Y 13-N)
02/07/05  Senate: Rec. of passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/05  Senate: VOTE: RECONSIDER (40-Y 0-N)
02/07/05  Senate: Passed by for the day
02/08/05  Senate: Read third time
02/08/05  Senate: Agreed to by Senate (26-Y 14-N)
02/08/05  Senate: VOTE: AGREE TO (26-Y 14-N)
02/08/05  Senate: Communicated to House
02/11/05  House: Placed on Calendar
02/11/05  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/18/05  House: Tabled in Privileges & Elections (11-Y 8-N)