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Florida House closer to passing felon voting rights bill

27 days ago   |   By National Post

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Legislation that would restore voting rights to convicted felons who complete their sentences except murderers and felony sex offenders moved another step Tuesday toward passage in the Florida House.
Lawmakers debated a measure into the night that would implement a constitutional amendment approved by voters last November. The main issue is whether legislation is needed at all, and whether the House bill sets up unnecessary hurdles for ex-felons such as requiring that all fines and restitution be paid.
A final House vote could come as early as Wednesday. A similar...
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Florida House closer to passing felon voting rights bill

27 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

Legislation that would restore voting rights to convicted felons except murderers and felony sex offenders is another step closer to passage in the Florida House.
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