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HB 329: Restoration of Civil Rights

GENERAL BILL by Watson, C.

Restoration of Civil Rights; Designates act as "Restoration of Civil Rights Act"; provides for automatic restoration of former felon's civil rights, other than right to own, possess, or use firearms, following completion of his or her sentence of incarceration & community supervision; provides conditions for & exemptions from automatic restoration; provides for education concerning civil rights of people who have felony convictions; provides for retroactive applicability; provides for contingent effect.

Effective Date: on the effective date of HJR 327 or another amendment to the State Constitution that authorizes, or removes impediments to, enactment of this act by the Legislature
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/19/2013 House • Filed
12/16/2013 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 31
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 31
5/2/2014 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee