Committee advances bill to immediately restore ex-felon voting rights

A Nebraska Legislative committee has advanced a bill (LB75) that would immediately restore voting rights to ex-felons who have completed their sentence.

Current law requires a two year waiting period before voting rights are restored. The Government, Military, and Veterans Affairs Committee advanced the bill on a 5-1 vote after a hearing Wednesday.

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