MS HB227 | 2020 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 3-0)
Status: Failed on March 3 2020 - 100% progression
Action: 2020-03-03 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]


An Act To Amend Section 23-15-11, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Provide That A Person Who Is Otherwise A Qualified Elector And Has Been Convicted Of Vote Fraud Or Of Any Crime Listed In Section 241, Mississippi Constitution Of 1890, Or Of Any Crime Interpreted As Disenfranchising In Later Attorney General Opinions, Shall Have His Or Her Right To Vote Suspended Upon Conviction But Shall Have His Or Her Right To Vote Automatically Restored Once He Or She Has Been Released From The Custody Of The Mississippi Department Of Corrections; To Amend Sections 23-15-19, 23-15-125, 23-15-151, 23-15-153 And 23-15-165, Mississippi Code Of 1972, To Conform To The Preceding Section; To Bring Forward Sections 97-39-3 And 99-19-37, Mississippi Code Of 1972, For The Purpose Of Possible Amendment; And For Related Purposes.

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Right to vote; restore automatically once a person has been released from the custody of the Mississippi Department of Corrections.



2020-03-03HouseDied In Committee
2020-01-27HouseReferred To Judiciary B;Constitution

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