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AB 301 - Voting Privileges for Felons - Key Vote

Nevada Key Votes

Brian Sandoval vetoed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Voting Privileges for Felons

Legislation - Concurrence Vote Passed (House) -
Legislation - Bill Passed With Amendment (Senate) (13-8) - (Key vote)

Title: Voting Privileges for Felons

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that restores the voting privileges of certain convicted felons, as well as authorizes them to hold public office and serve on a jury.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes individuals convicted of a felony to vote and serve on a jury in a civil matter in the state upon meeting 1 of the following criteria (Secs. 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8):
    • Is granted a pardon;
    • Is discharged from probation;
    • Is discharged from parole; or
    • Completes his or her sentence and is released from prison.
  • Authorizes individuals convicted of a felony to hold public office in the state upon meeting 1 of the following criteria (Secs. 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8):
    • Is granted a pardon;
    • Waits 4 years after being discharged from probation;
    • Waits 4 years after being discharged from parole; or
    • Waits 4 years after completing his or her sentence and being released from prison.
  • Allows individuals convicted of a felony to serve on a jury in a criminal matter in the state upon meeting 1 of the following criteria (Secs. 2, 4, 5, 7 & 8):
    • Is granted a pardon;
    • Waits 6 years after being discharged from probation;
    • Waits 6 years after being discharged from parole; or
    • Waits 6 years after completing his or her sentence and being released from prison.
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (27-15) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Voting Privileges for Felons

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