MS HB637 | 2019 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 4-2)
Status: Failed on March 5 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-03-05 - Died In Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


An Act To Create The Voter Enfranchisement Joint Legislative Study Committee To Examine The Impact Of Nonviolent Offenses On Franchisement; To Study Any Potential Policy Or Law Changes That Would Provide Nonviolent Felons With The Ability To Have Their Right To Vote Restored Upon Completing All Sentencing Requirements, Any Negative Societal Effects That Fall Upon Nonviolent Felons Who Have Completed All Of Their Sentencing Requirements But Have Not Had Their Right To Vote Restored, And Any Policies And Procedures That Have Been Implemented By Other State Legislatures To Restore The Right To Vote To Nonviolent Felons Who Have Completed All Of Their Sentencing Requirements; To Require A Report To The 2020 Regular Session Of The Legislature; And For Related Purposes.

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Roll Calls

2019-02-11 - House - House Passed (Y: 113 N: 3 NV: 3 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-03-05SenateDied In Committee
2019-03-04SenateDR - TSDP: EL To RU
2019-02-26SenateReferred To Elections;Rules
2019-02-12HouseTransmitted To Senate
2019-01-31HouseTitle Suff Do Pass
2019-01-16HouseReferred To Apportionment and Elections

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