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Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 to enfranchise people who are serving a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than 3 years and better facilitate participation in the electoral system of prisoners who are to be released from prison following a sentence of imprisonment for a term of 3 years or more.

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Bill History

This bill amends the Electoral Act 1993 to enfranchise people who are serving a sentence of imprisonment for a term of less than 3 years and better facilitate participation in the electoral system of prisoners who are to be released from prison following a sentence of imprisonment for a term of 3 years or more.
Member in charge: Hon Andrew Little
Type of Bill: Government
Parliament: 52
Bill no: 223-1
Introduction: 25 Feb 2020
First reading: 18 Mar 2020
Referred to: Justice Committee
Report due: 02 Jun 2020
Submissions due: 24 Apr 2020