CS/SB 7086: Voting Rights Restoration
GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Criminal Justice
Voting Rights Restoration; Revising terminology regarding voting rights restoration to conform to the State Constitution; requiring the voting disqualification of certain felons to be removed and voting rights restored pursuant to s. 4, Art. VI of the State Constitution; authorizing the Department of State to verify whether a person who has been convicted of a felony offense has completed all the terms of his or her sentence; requiring the Department of Corrections to inform inmates and offenders of voting rights restoration pursuant to s. 4, Art. VI of the State Constitution, in addition to executive clemency and civil rights restoration, etc.
Last Action: 4/18/2019 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/23/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
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• Submitted for consideration by Criminal Justice
• On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/25/19, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
• Submitted as Committee Bill and Reported Favorably by Criminal Justice; YEAS 3 NAYS 2
• Referred to Judiciary; Rules -SJ 281
• Introduced -SJ 281
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 04/08/19, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
• CS by Judiciary; YEAS 3 NAYS 2 -SJ 343
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Rules
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 347
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/23/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
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