2002 Regular Session
By: Senator(s) Gordon
AN ACT TO RESTORE THE RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE TO JIMMY DALE BECK OF MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. The right of suffrage is hereby fully and completely restored to Jimmy Dale Beck of Montgomery County, Mississippi, who was disqualified as an elector as a result of his conviction of the crime of accepting an offer of money to influence an official act in Montgomery County, Mississippi, and who was sentenced to serve five (5) years in the custody of the Department of Corrections, three (3) years and six (6) months suspended. He was placed under intensive supervision/house arrest on July 12, 1996, and completed the program on July 12, 1997. He then began serving his probation on July 9, 1997, and was discharged on March 4, 1999. Since that time he has conducted himself as a law-abiding and honorable citizen in a good and lawful manner.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage.