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 Bill Status of HB4236  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. La Shawn K. Ford - Mary E. Flowers

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Voting Rights Referendum Act. Requires the State Board of Elections to cause a statewide advisory public question to be submitted to the voters at the November 8, 2016 general election asking whether Congress should be urged to propose amending the United States Constitution to make voting rights explicit. Provides that if the provision of the Act conflicts with any other law, the Act controls. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2017. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  6/30/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  6/30/2015HouseFirst Reading
  6/30/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  7/1/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/10/2017HouseSession Sine Die

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