Florida joins 29-state compact to clean up voter rolls and reach out to non-registered residents

And, he said, the controversial law “is actually more liberal than what the actual amendment [said], because the amendment did not have any accommodation for people who were indigent. The Legislature provided that, and so if you owe $500 in restitution, you can actually go to the court and say, ‘I just can’t pay it, but I’d like to do that.’ And the court can give you relief. The amendment provided no pathway for that.”