SB 283 (BR 983) - W. Blevins
AN ACT proposing amendment of the Constitution of Kentucky by adding a Section 77A to create a Kentucky Pardon Board and amending Sections 145, 150 and 240 of the Constitution of Kentucky to conform.
Propose amendment of the Constitution of Kentucky to add a Section 77A to create the Kentucky Pardon Board and grant it the power to grant pardons and sentence commutations, lessen sentences, lessen fines, remit fines and forfeitures, and grant convicted persons the right to vote, the right to hold public office, and the right to own firearms; specify that the Kentucky Pardon Board and its actions are in addition to the power of the Governor to grant pardons and commutations and do not affect the right of the Governor to grant pardons and sentence commutations; amend Sections 145, 150, and 240 of the Constitution to conform; provide ballot language; provide for submission to the voters in the normal manner.
Mar 3-introduced in Senate
Mar 8-to State and Local Government (S)