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.
63 ayes (supporters)
50 noes (opposers)
Motion agreed to; Bill read a second time.
|Bill||Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill|
|Vote date||18 June 2020|
|Reason||A party vote was called for on the question, That the Electoral (Registration of Sentenced Prisoners) Amendment Bill be now read a second time.|
|Outcome||Bill read a second time.|
|Vote type||Party vote|
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