HB 70/FN/LM (BR 173) - J. Crenshaw, J. Hoover, T. Burch, De. Butler, M. Denham, J. Glenn, J. Greer, K. Hall, R. Heath, R. Henderson, D. Horlander, J. Jenkins, D. Keene, M. Marzian, T. McKee, R. Meeks, T. Mills, S. Overly, D. Owens, A. Simpson, W. Stone, T. Thompson, J. Wayne, B. Yonts
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 allow persons convicted of a felony other than treason, intentional killing, a sex crime, or bribery the right to vote after expiration of probation, final discharge from parole, or maximum expiration of sentence; submit to the voters for ratification or rejection.
HB 70 - AMENDMENTS
HFA (1, B. Montell) - Retain the provision of HB 70; amend to add payment in full of any court-ordered restitution as additional condition for the return of the right of suffrage.
SCS/LM - Amend to require restoration of civil rights by executive pardon only, for any person who is convicted of a felony which includes as an element of the offense the intentional killing of a human being as the General Assembly may declare, any felony sex crime as the General Assembly may declare, any felony offense where the person has been previously convicted of a felony from a different incident, or a person who's right to vote was previously restored by other than an executive pardon and later is convicted of a felony; require a five year waiting period from the later of a person's expiration of probation, final discharge from parole, or maximum expiration of sentence and during the five years no other convictions assigned to such a person; submit to voters with question.
(Prefiled by the sponsor(s).)
Oct 2-To: Interim Joint Committee on Judiciary
Jan 7-introduced in House; to Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs (H)
Jan 8-posted in committee
Jan 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
Jan 15-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, January 16, 2014
Jan 16-floor amendment (1) filed ; 3rd reading, passed 82-12
Jan 17-received in Senate
Jan 22-to State & Local Government (S)
Feb 14-taken from State & Local Government (S); 1st reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
Feb 18-taken from State & Local Government (S); 2nd reading; returned to State & Local Government (S)
Feb 19-reported favorably, to Rules with Committee Substitute ; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Wednesday, February 19, 2014; 3rd reading, passed 34-4 with Committee Substitute
Feb 20-received in House; to Rules (H)
Feb 27-posted for passage for concurrence in Senate Committee Substitute
Mar 5-House refused to concur in Senate Committee Substitute
Mar 6-received in Senate