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SJR 270: Restoration of Civil Rights


Restoration of Civil Rights; Proposing an amendment to the State Constitution, relating to restoration of civil rights, to authorize the Legislature to prescribe additional circumstances under which certain fines and forfeitures may be suspended or remitted, reprieves may be granted, civil rights may be restored, and punishments may be commuted, etc.

Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/6/2017 Senate • Filed
    1/25/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 55
    2/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 03/06/17, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
    3/6/2017 Senate • Favorable by Criminal Justice; YEAS 7 NAYS 0
    3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 55
    • Now in Judiciary
    5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Judiciary

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  • SJR 270, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 1/23/2017 at 3:28 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 3/3/2017 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 3/6/2017 (pdf)

    Related Bills (3)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    S 934 Restoration of Civil Rights Thurston Linked Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Criminal Justice
    H 51 Restoration of Civil Rights Watson Identical Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
    H 53 Restoration of Civil Rights Watson Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/6/2017 1:30 PM Criminal Justice 7 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Constitution (1)

    Article Section Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    IV Section 8 Page 1 (pdf)

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