Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis. Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

The Republican-controlled Florida Senate and House have passed a bill to require previously convicted felons to pay fees and fines before having their voting rights restored, the New York Times reports. The legislation is now en route to Gov. Ron DeSantis' desk.

The backdrop: In 2018, Floridians voted to pass an amendment allowing ex-felons who completed their sentences to vote. As a result, 1.5 million former felons were able to legally register to restore their voting rights.

Details: Florida Republicans interpret a completed jail sentence as including "restitution, court costs, fines and fees imposed by a judge at sentencing," per the AP. DeSantis, a first-term Republican governor, has reportedly asked state legislators to pass restrictions on allowing felons to vote, per the Washington Post. He declined to comment further on this bill.

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The state of play: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said soon after the news of Ginsburg's death that President Trump's nominee would get a vote on the Senate floor.

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The big picture: The investigation, published on Sunday, examines more than 2,100 suspicious activity reports (SARs) filed by banks and other financial firms with the U.S. Department of Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, known as FinCEN.

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Scoop: Decisive meeting could lead to Israeli-Sudanese normalization

Lt. Gen. Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, Sudan's head of the Sovereign Council, meets with Bahraini aid officials in Khartoum, Sept. 15. Photo: Mazen Mahdi/AFP via Getty Images

U.S., Emirati and Sudanese officials will hold a decisive meeting in Abu Dhabi on Monday on a possible normalization agreement between Sudan and Israel, Sudanese sources told me.

Why it matters: If the U.S. and the United Arab Emirates accommodate Sudan’s requests for economic aid, an announcement on a normalization agreement with Israel similar to the ones struck with the UAE and Bahrain could be made within days, sources briefed on the process tell me.