HB 53: Restoration of Civil Rights
GENERAL BILL by Watson, C. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Antone ; Cortes, J.
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 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 retroactive applicability; provides for contingent effect.
Last Action: 5/5/2017 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
Date Chamber Action 11/23/2016 House • Filed
1/9/2017 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 35
3/7/2017 House • Introduced -HJ 35
5/5/2017 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
HB 53, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 11/23/2016 at 12:04 PM
Bill Text: Analyses: None
Related Bills (3)
Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills H 51 Restoration of Civil Rights Watson Linked Last Action: 5/5/2017 H Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee S 934 Restoration of Civil Rights Thurston Similar Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Criminal Justice S 270 Restoration of Civil Rights Thurston Compare Last Action: 5/5/2017 S Died in Judiciary
Citations - Statutes (3)
Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help 944.292 Suspension of civil rights. Page 5 (pdf) 944.294 Page 2 (pdf) 944.705 Release orientation program. Page 5 (pdf)
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