Tough New Rules for Convicted Felons

March 9 2011; Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Scott and members of the Cabinet voted unanimously today to tighten the rules of executive clemency, which will eliminate automatic restoration of rights for convicted felons.

Click below to find the amended rules of executive clemency. The rules were approved by a 4-0 majority of the clemency board, which consists of the Governor and the Florida Cabinet.

Executive Clemency Rules

 

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