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CS/HB 7089: Voting Rights Restoration

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Criminal Justice Subcommittee ; Grant, J. ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Leek ; Roth

Voting Rights Restoration; Requires uniform statewide voter registration application to be designed to elicit specified information from applicant so certain felons are not required to reveal certain information; provides for termination of voting disabilities arising from certain felony convictions; requires DOS to identify registered voters & take specified actions; prohibits person from being charged or convicted for certain violations; provides that voting disqualification arising from certain felony convictions shall terminate upon completion of all terms of sentence.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Rules
Bill Text: PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/20/2019 House • Filed
• Introduced -HJ 457
3/21/2019 House • Referred to State Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 488
4/2/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 04/04/19, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
4/4/2019 House • Favorable by State Affairs Committee; YEAS 15 NAYS 6 -HJ 585
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 585
4/5/2019 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 04/09/19, 2:00 pm, Sumner Hall
4/9/2019 House • CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 12 NAYS 6 -HJ 634
4/10/2019 House • Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.18(c)
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 631
4/12/2019 House • Placed on Calendar -HJ 680
4/18/2019 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/19
4/23/2019 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 789
• Amendment(s) adopted (169529) -HJ 786, 787
• Amendment(s) failed (239235, 583329, 631771, 709273, 719965, 861419) -HJ 787, 788
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2019 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 804
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 71 NAYS 45 -HJ 804
4/24/2019 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Rules -SJ 515
4/25/2019 Senate • Received -SJ 514
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Rules