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LB 75 - Restores Voting Rights Upon Completion of a Felony Sentence - Nebraska Key Vote

Patty Pansing Brooks voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Restores Voting Rights Upon Completion of a Felony Sentence

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (27-13) - (Key vote)
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Title: Restores Voting Rights Upon Completion of a Felony Sentence

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that authorizes an individual convicted of a felony to vote immediately following the completion of their sentence, parole term, or probation.

Highlights:
  • Authorizes an individual sentenced to be punished for any felony, when the sentence is not reversed or annulled, to vote if he or she has completed the sentence, including any parole term (Sec. 1).

  • Repeals the provision that required any individual convicted of a felony to wait two years before regaining their right to vote (Sec. 1).

  • Authorizes an individual who has been convicted of a felony in another state to vote if they have completed their sentence, including any parole term.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Restores Voting Rights Upon Completion of a Felony Sentence

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