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2013 House Bill 4825: Require candidates to disclose felonies
  1. Introduced by Rep. Theresa Abed (D) and Rep. Klint Kesto (R) on June 12, 2013, to require a candidate for public office to include on the required “affidavit of identity” whether the individual has been convicted of a felony in the past 10 years, and to disclose the crimes.
    • Referred to the House Elections and Ethics Committee on June 12, 2013.
      • Reported in the House on January 28, 2014, with the recommendation that the substitute (H-2) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
    • Substitute offered in the House on February 4, 2014. The substitute passed by voice vote in the House on February 4, 2014.
    • Amendment offered by Rep. Lisa Lyons (R) on February 4, 2014. The amendment passed by voice vote in the House on February 4, 2014.
  2. Passed 105 to 3 in the House on February 5, 2014.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on February 11, 2014.
    • Referred to the Senate Local Government & Elections Committee on February 11, 2014.

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