House Bill 70

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Last Action to Judiciary (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 807
Sponsors J. Crenshaw, T. Burch, L. Clark, K. Flood, J. Glenn, D. Graham, J. Greer, K. Hall, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, R. Meeks, T. Mills, F. Nesler, D. Owens, T. Riner, C. Rollins II, A. Simpson, J. Wayne, S. Westrom, B. Yonts
Summary of Original Version Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to allow persons convicted of a felony other than treason, intentional killing, a sex crime, or bribery the right to vote after 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, Ky. - Voting rights for felons, constitutional admentment to provide
Crimes and Punishments - Felons' voting rights, 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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12/09/11
  • Prefiled by the sponsor(s).
01/03/12
  • introduced in House
  • to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
01/12/12
  • posted in committee
01/24/12
  • reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
01/25/12
  • 2nd reading, to Rules
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 26, 2012
01/31/12
  • floor amendment (1) filed
02/16/12
  • 3rd reading, passed 78-18
02/21/12
  • received in Senate
02/23/12
  • to Judiciary (S)

Proposed Amendments

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Amendment House Floor Amendment 1
Sponsor B. Montell
Summary Retain original provisions and add a requirement that those eligible to have their voting rights restored sign and submit to the Secretary of State a voters pledge.
Index Headings Constitution, Ky. - Voting rights for felons, constitutional admentment to provide
Crimes and Punishments - Felons' voting rights, 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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