HJ 694 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights.
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Summary as introduced:
Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications to vote; restoration of civil rights. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by law for the restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies who have completed service of their sentences, subject to the conditions, requirements, and definitions set forth in that 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 an alternative for restoration of rights pursuant to law for nonviolent felons.

Full text:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100101D  pdf

Status:
01/10/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100101D
01/10/17  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/12/17  House: Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional
01/30/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (4-Y 3-N)
02/08/17  House: Left in Privileges and Elections