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Senate Journal: Page 639: Monday, March 17, 1997

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  State of Iowa relating to the qualifications of electors, previously
  deferred.

  Senator Deluhery offered amendment S-3142 filed by Senators
  Deluhery, et al., on March 17, 1997, to page 1 of the resolution and
  moved its adoption.

  Amendment S-3142 was adopted by a voice vote.

  Senator Lundby moved that the resolution be read the last time
  now and placed upon its passage, which motion prevailed by a voice
  vote, and the resolution was read the last time.

  Senate Joint Resolution 9, a joint resolution proposing an
  amendment to the Constitution of the State of Iowa relating to the
  qualifications of electors.

  BE IT RESOLVED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE
  OF IOWA:

  Section 1. The following amendment to the Constitution of the
  State of Iowa is proposed:
  Section 5 of Article II of the Constitution of the State of Iowa is
  repealed and the following adopted in lieu thereof:
  DISQUALIFIED PERSONS. Sec. 5. A person adjudged mentally
  incompetent or convicted of any felony shall not be entitled to the
  privilege of an elector.
  Sec. 2. The foregoing amendment to the Constitution of the State of
  Iowa is referred to the General Assembly to be chosen at the next
  general election for members of the General Assembly, and the
  Secretary of State is directed to cause the same to be published for
  three consecutive months previous to the date of that election as
  provided by law.

  On the question "Shall the resolution pass?" (S.J.R. 9) the vote was:

  Yeas, 50:

  Angelo Bartz Behn Black, D.
  Black, J. Boettger Borlaug Connolly
  Dearden Deluhery Douglas Drake

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