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2008 House Bill 5: Restrict gubernatorial pardon powers
Introduced by Rep. Darryl Owens (D) on January 8, 2008 To propose a constitutional amendment ballot initiative that would prevent a governor from pardoning himself, require that a person must apply to the governor for a pardon and then accept or reject the pardon in writing before receiving a pardon.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Elections, Const. Amendments & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee on January 11, 2008

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