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HB 1078 - 2021-22
Restoring voter eligibility for all persons convicted of a felony offense who are not in total confinement under the jurisdiction of the department of corrections.
Companion Bill: SB 5086
Bill History

2021 REGULAR SESSION

Jan 5
Prefiled for introduction.
Jan 11
First reading, referred to State Government & Tribal Relations. (View Original Bill)
Jan 14
Public hearing in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Relations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Jan 21
Executive action taken in the House Committee on State Government & Tribal Relations at 10:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
SGOV - Majority; 1st substitute bill be substituted, do pass. (View 1st Substitute) (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Jan 26
Referred to Rules 2 Review.
Feb 17
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Feb 24
1st substitute bill substituted (SGOV 21). (View 1st Substitute)
Amendment ruled beyond the scope and object of the bill.
Floor amendment(s) adopted.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 57; nays, 41; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View 1st Engrossed) (View Roll Calls)

IN THE SENATE

Mar 2
First reading, referred to State Government & Elections.
Mar 10
Public hearing in the Senate Committee on State Government & Elections at 8:00 AM. (Committee Materials)
Mar 12
Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on State Government & Elections at 10:30 AM. (Committee Materials)
SGE - Majority; do pass. (Majority Report)
Minority; do not pass. (Minority Report)
Mar 15
Passed to Rules Committee for second reading.
Mar 19
Placed on second reading by Rules Committee.
Mar 24
Held on calendar.
Rules suspended. Placed on Third Reading.
Third reading, passed; yeas, 27; nays, 22; absent, 0; excused, 0. (View Roll Calls)

IN THE HOUSE

Mar 28
Speaker signed.

IN THE SENATE

Mar 29
President signed.

OTHER THAN LEGISLATIVE ACTION

Apr 5
Delivered to Governor. (View Bill as Passed Legislature)
Apr 7
Governor signed.
Chapter 10, 2021 Laws. (View Session Law)
Effective date 1/1/2022.
Available Documents
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Fiscal Note
Amendments
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