VA HJR80 | 2021 | Regular Session

Note: Carryover of previous HJR80

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 7 2020 - 25% progression, died in committee
Action: 2020-12-04 - Left in Rules
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]

Summary

Constitutional amendment (first resolution); qualifications of voters; restoration of civil rights by general law. Authorizes the General Assembly to provide by general law for the restoration of civil rights for persons convicted of nonviolent felonies who have completed service of their sentences subject to the conditions, requirements, and definitions set forth in that law. The present Constitution provides for restoration of rights by the Governor, and the amendment retains this right.

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Title

Constitutional amendment; qualifications of voters, restoration of rights.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2020-12-04HouseLeft in Rules
2020-01-31HouseContinued to 2021 in Rules by voice vote
2020-01-07HouseReferred to Committee on Rules
2020-01-07HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101382D

Same As/Similar To

HJR80 (Carry Over) 2020-01-31 - Continued to 2021 in Rules by voice vote

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