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 Bill Status of HJRCA0031  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  CON AMEND-FELON VOTING

House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/23/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
ILCON Art. III, Sec. 2 

Synopsis As Introduced
Proposes to amend the Suffrage and Elections Article of the Illinois Constitution. Provides that the General Assembly may by law provide for the right to vote of a person convicted of a felony, or otherwise under sentence in a correctional institution or jail, but in any event the right to vote shall be restored not later than upon completion of his or her sentence. Effective upon being declared adopted.

DateChamber Action
  2/16/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  2/23/2017HouseRead in Full a First Time
  2/23/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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