House Bill 70

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Last Action to State & Local Government (S)
Title AN ACT proposing an amendment to Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to persons entitled to vote.
Bill Documents Bill
Impact Statements Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 289
Sponsors J. Crenshaw, E. Ballard, L. Clark, T. Edmonds, K. Flood, J. Glenn, D. Graham, K. Hall, C. Hoffman, M. Marzian, T. McKee, R. Meeks, L. Napier, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, J. Richards, A. Simpson, R. Weston, S. Westrom, B. Yonts
Summary of Original Version Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to exclude a convicted felon from the right to vote only until expiration of probation, final discharge from parole, or maximum expiration of sentence; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection.
Index Headings of Original Version Constitution, U.S. - Voting rights for felons, constitutional amendment to provide
Elections and Voting - Felons' voting rights, constitutional amendment to provide
Local Mandate - Felons' voting rights, constitutional amendment to provide
Proposed Amendments House Floor Amendment 1
Votes Vote History

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11/20/08
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/06/09
  • introduced in House
01/07/09
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
02/04/09
  • posted in committee
02/10/09
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
02/11/09
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 12, 2009
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/12/09
  • 3rd reading
  • floor amendment (1) defeated
  • passed 83-14
02/13/09
  • received in Senate
02/23/09
  • to State & Local Government (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor M. Harmon
Summary Insert provision providing that automatic restoration occurs only after the longer lasting of the three triggering conditions set forth in the bill.
Index Headings Constitution, U.S. - Voting rights for felons, constitutional amendment to provide
Elections and Voting - Felons' voting rights, constitutional amendment to provide
Local Mandate - Felons' voting rights, constitutional amendment to provide

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