MS HB451 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Failed on February 2 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-02-02 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [HTML]

Summary

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 Voter Fraud, Bribery, Theft, Arson, Obtaining Money Or Goods Under False Pretense, Perjury, Forgery, Embezzlement, Bigamy Or Any Crime Interpreted As Disenfranchising In Later Attorney General Opinions Except For Murder And Rape Shall Have His Or Her Right To Vote Suspended Upon Conviction And Shall Not Have His Or Her Right To Vote Restored Until He Or She Has Satisfied All Of The Sentencing Requirements Of The Conviction Including Parole But Not Probation; 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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Title

Voting rights; restore upon satisfaction of all sentencing requirements of a conviction including parole but not probation.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-02-02HouseDied In Committee
2021-01-18HouseReferred To Constitution;Judiciary B

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
231511Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315125Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315151Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315153Amended CodeSee Bill Text
2315165Amended CodeSee Bill Text
231519Amended CodeSee Bill Text
97393New CodeSee Bill Text
991937New CodeSee Bill Text

Mississippi State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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