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HB 67 (BR 119) - D. Owens, R. Meeks, T. Riner

     AN ACT relating to restoration of civil rights.
     Amend KRS 196.045 to require the Department of Corrections to initiate the process of restoring civil rights for eligible felony offenders unless otherwise advised by the offender, to require the Administrative Office of the Courts and the Kentucky State Police to provide the Department of Corrections with any record necessary for their investigation, and to require the Secretary of State and the Department of Corrections to provide written reports to the appropriate House and Senate committees.


     HFA (1, A. Wuchner) - Amend KRS 196.045 to require the Department of Corrections to devise a civics review course to be offered to felony offenders and to require that the completion of this course be an eligibility requirement as one of the requirements for restoration of voting rights.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Dec 13-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
     Jan 2-introduced in House
     Jan 3-to Judiciary (H)
     Feb 12-posted in committee
     Feb 16-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 20-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 22-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Friday, February 23, 2007
     Feb 28-floor amendment (1) filed

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