HJ 555

  • Virginia House Joint Resolution
  • 2021 Regular Session
  • Introduced in House Jan 12, 2021
  • House
  • Senate
  • Governor

Constitutional amendment; qualifications of voters and the right to vote (first reference).

Abstract

Constitutional amendment (first reference); franchise and officers; felon disenfranchisement; automatic restoration of political rights. Provides that no person who has been convicted of a felony shall be qualified to vote until the completion of his sentence of imprisonment, at which time, without further action required of him, his political rights, including the right to vote, shall be restored. A person convicted of a felony may also have his civil rights restored by the Governor or other appropriate authority. This resolution incorporates HJ 546.

Constitutional amendment (first reference);franchise and officers; felon disenfranchisement; automatic restorationof political rights. Provides that no person who has been convictedof a felony shall be qualified to vote until the completion of hissentence of imprisonment or active supervision, at which time, withoutfurther action required of him, his political rights, including theright to vote, shall be restored. A person convicted of a felonymay also have his civil rights restored by the Governor or otherappropriate authority.

Bill Sponsors (31)

Votes


Actions


Mar 31, 2021

House

Assigned Chapter 516 (effective 7/1/21)

Mar 09, 2021

House

Enrolled

Feb 27, 2021

Senate

Senate requested second conference committee (23-Y 16-N)

House

Conference report agreed to by House (56-Y 40-N)

Senate

Conference report agreed to by Senate (21-Y 18-N)

Senate

Second conferees appointed by Senate

House

Second conferees appointed by House

House

House acceded to request for second conference committee

House

VOTE: Agreed To (56-Y 40-N)

Senate

Conference report rejected by Senate (0-Y 39-N)

House

Conference substitute printed 21200745D-H2

Virginia General Assembly

Amended by conference committee

House

Second Conference substitute printed 21200807D-H3

Feb 25, 2021

Senate

Conferees appointed by Senate

House

House acceded to request

House

Conferees appointed by House

Feb 24, 2021

Senate

Senate insisted on substitute (35-Y 4-N)

Senate

Senate requested conference committee

Feb 23, 2021

House

Placed on Calendar

House

Senate substitute rejected by House 21200032D-S1 (2-Y 93-N)

House

VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 93-N)

Feb 19, 2021

Senate

Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HJ555S1

Senate

Read third time

Senate

Reading of substitute waived

Senate

Committee substitute agreed to 21200032D-S1

Senate

Agreed to by Senate with substitute (20-Y 16-N)

Feb 18, 2021

Senate

Read second time

Feb 16, 2021

Senate

Committee substitute printed 21200032D-S1

Senate

Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (9-Y 6-N)

Senate

Senate committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered

Feb 05, 2021

Senate

Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

Senate

Continued to 2021 Sp. Sess. 1 in Privileges and Elections (15-Y 0-N)

Senate

Reading waived

Feb 04, 2021

House

Committee substitute agreed to 21104281D-H1

House

VOTE: Agree To (58-Y 41-N)

House

Agreed to by House (58-Y 41-N)

House

Engrossed by House - committee substitute HJ555H1

House

Taken up

Feb 03, 2021

House

Committee substitute printed 21104281D-H1

House

Incorporates HJ546 (Jones)

House

Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (13-Y 9-N)

Feb 01, 2021

House

Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (4-Y 2-N)

Jan 14, 2021

House

Assigned P & E sub: Constitutional Amendments

Jan 12, 2021

House

Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections

House

Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21102197D

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Committee substitute printed 21104281D-H1 HTML
Committee substitute printed 21200032D-S1 HTML
HJ555H2 HTML
HJ555H3 HTML
HJ555ER HTML
CHAP0516 HTML

Related Documents

Document Format
Amendment: HJ555AC HTML

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