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HB70

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HB 70/FN (BR 194) - J. Crenshaw, D. Owens, S. Baugh, T. Burch, L. Clark, M. Dedman Jr., T. Edmonds, J. Glenn, D. Graham, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, M. Marzian, T. McKee, R. Meeks, L. Napier, F. Nesler, J. Richards, T. Riner, A. Simpson, K. Stein, G. Stumbo, J. Wayne, R. Weston, S. Westrom, R. Wilkey

     AN ACT proposing an amendment to Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky relating to persons entitled to vote.
     Propose to amend Section 145 of the Constitution of Kentucky to exclude a convicted felon from the right to vote until expiration of probation or final discharge from parole or maximum expiration of sentence; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection.

HB 70 - AMENDMENTS


     HFA (1/FN, J. Hoover) - Amend to add felons convicted of manslaughter in the first degree to the category of felons that would only have voting rights restored by executive pardon.

     HFA (2/FN, J. Hoover) - Amend to add felons convicted of promoting prostitution in the first degree or in the second degree trafficking to the category of felons that would only have voting rights restored by executive pardon.

     HFA (3/FN, J. Hoover) - Amend to add felons convicted of trafficking in a controlled substance within 1000 yards of a school to the category of felons that would only have voting rights restored by executive pardon.

     HFA (4/FN, J. Hoover) - Amend to add felons convicted of manufacturing methamphetamine to the category of felons that would only have voting rights restored by executive pardon.

     HFA (5/FN, A. Wuchner) - Amend to add to certain requirements that convicted felons receive a certificate of completion of a civics review course before the restoration of their voting rights.

     HFA (6, J. Comer Jr.) - Retain original provisions and amend to require that before any felon may have voting rights restored the felon must reimburse the state for 25 percent of the cost of the felon's detention.

     (Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)

     Oct 3-To: Interim Joint Committee on State Government
     Jan 8-introduced in House
     Jan 9-to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
     Jan 31-posted in committee
     Feb 5-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 6-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (1) (2) (3) and (4) filed
     Feb 7-floor amendment (5) filed
     Feb 11-taken from Rules Committee; placed in the Orders of the Day
     Mar 3-floor amendment (6) filed
     Apr 1-3rd reading, passed 80-14 with floor amendment (1) ; received in Senate

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