TASK FORCE TO STUDY REPEALING THE DISENFRANCHISEMENT OF CONVICTED FELONS IN MARYLAND

Michael J. Collins, Co-Chair (chosen by Senate President & House Speaker)
Kerry A. Hill, Co-Chair (chosen by Senate President & House Speaker)

Appointed by Governor: Roni Broden Young, Esq.

Appointed by Attorney General: Kimberly S. Ward, Esq.

Appointed by Senate President: Michael J. Collins; Delores G. Kelley.

Appointed by House Speaker: Joanne C. Benson; Kerry A. Hill.

Ex officio: Judith S. Sachwald, Director, Division of Parole & Probation; Helen L. Koss, Chair, State Board of Elections; Jenkins Odoms, President, Maryland Chapter, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP); J. Howard Henderson, President, Baltimore Urban League; Judy Morenoff, President, League of Women Voters of Maryland.

Staff: Anne E. Gawthrop

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e-mail: anng@oag.state.md.us

The Task Force to Study Repealing the Disenfranchisement of Convicted Felons in Maryland organized in 2001 (Chapter 481, Acts of 2001). The Task Force studied the national consensus on whether felony convictions should affect the right to vote.

On January 18, 2002, the Task Force submitted its report to the Governor and General Assembly.

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