H.B. No. 0018

Voting rights.


Sponsored By:     Representative(s) Zwonitzer, Dn., Connolly, Hallinan and Jorgensen and Senator(s) Burns, Case and Vasey


AN ACT relating to elections and voting rights; reducing the time period required before the restoration of voting rights of convicted felons as specified; and providing for an effective date.


12/2/2008   Bill Number Assigned

1/13/2009   H Received for Introduction

1/15/2009   H Introduced and Referred to H01

1/30/2009   H01 Recommended Do Pass



Ayes:  Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Cannady, Mercer, Patton, Peasley, Quarberg and Throne

Nays:  Representative(s) Gingery

Ayes 8    Nays 1    Excused 0    Absent 0    Conflicts 0


1/30/2009   H Placed on General File

2/4/2009    H Failed CoW; Indef Postponed



Ayes:  Representative(s) Bagby, Barbuto, Blake, Brechtel, Byrd, Cannady, Connolly, Craft, Esquibel, K., Gilmore, Goggles, Hales, Hallinan, Mercer, Meyer, Miller, Millin, Patton, Quarberg, Shepperson, Simpson, Thompson, Throne, Wallis, Zwonitzer, Dn. and Zwonitzer, Dv..

Nays:  Representative(s) Anderson, R., Berger, Bonner, Brown, Buchanan, Carson, Childers, Cohee, Davison, Diercks, Edmonds, Gingery, Hammons, Harshman, Harvey, Illoway, Jaggi, Jorgensen, Landon, Lockhart, Lubnau, Madden, McKim, McOmie, Moniz, Pedersen, Petersen, Philp, Roscoe, Semlek, Steward, Stubson and Teeters.

Absent:  Representative(s) Peasley

Ayes 26    Nays 33    Excused 0    Absent 1    Conflicts 0