2004 Regular Session
To: Judiciary B
By: Representative Rogers (61st)
AN ACT TO RESTORE THE RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE TO JARVIS DOW WATKINS OF RANKIN 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 Jarvis Dow Watkins of Rankin County, Mississippi, who was disqualified as an elector as a result of his conviction of burglary and larceny in Hinds County, Mississippi, in 1954, and who has completed the penalty and any conditions imposed upon him for such conviction. The Legislature has been reliably informed that he is now conducting 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.