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Key Votes

SJ 273 - Legislative Restoration of Voting Rights for Nonviolent Felons - Key Vote

Virginia Key Votes

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Legislation-Joint Resolution - Referred to Committee (House) -
Legislation-Joint Resolution - Joint Resolution Passed (Senate) (27-13) - (Key vote)

Title: Legislative Restoration of Voting Rights for Nonviolent Felons

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution that submits a constitutional amendment to the voters that authorizes the General Assembly to pass legislation to restore the voting rights of nonviolent felons upon completion of their sentences.

Note:

NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES MAJORITY APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER IN TWO SUCCESSIVE SESSIONS. IT MUST THEN BE APPROVED BY A MAJORITY OF CITIZENS VOTING IN THE NEXT ELECTION TO BECOME ENACTED.

Legislation-Joint Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Legislative Restoration of Voting Rights for Nonviolent Felons

Sponsors

  • Yvonne Bond Miller (VA - D) (Out Of Office)
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