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SJR 706: Voting Rights of Felons


Voting Rights of Felons; Proposes an amendment to the State Constitution to disqualify a person who is convicted of a felony from voting only while the person is incarcerated.

Last Action: 5/7/2011 Senate - Died in Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Rules (RC)
  3. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  4. Budget (BC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/28/2011 Senate • Filed
    2/9/2011 Senate • Referred to Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections; Rules; Criminal Justice; Budget -SJ 57
    3/8/2011 Senate • Introduced -SJ 57
    5/7/2011 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Rules Subcommittee on Ethics and Elections

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  • SJR 706, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/28/2011 at 10:30 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 51 Voting Rights of Felons Porth Similar Last Action: 5/7/2011 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (CRJS)
    S 538 Voting Rights of Felons Joyner Similar Last Action: 5/7/2011 S Died in Criminal Justice
    Location: In committee/council (CJ)

    Citations - Constitution (1)

    Article Section Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    VI Section 4 Page 1 (pdf)

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