Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1794
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Ethics and Elections (Rodriguez) recommended
       the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Before line 49
    4  insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraphs (a) and (c) of subsection (4) of
    6  section 102.031, Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
    7         102.031 Maintenance of good order at polls; authorities;
    8  persons allowed in polling rooms and early voting areas;
    9  unlawful solicitation of voters.—
   10         (4)(a) No person, political committee, or other group or
   11  organization may solicit voters inside the polling place or
   12  within 100 150 feet of the entrance to any polling place, a
   13  polling room where the polling place is also a polling room, an
   14  early voting site, or an office of the supervisor where vote-by
   15  mail ballots are requested and printed on demand for the
   16  convenience of electors who appear in person to request them.
   17  Before the opening of the polling place or early voting site,
   18  the clerk or supervisor shall designate the no-solicitation zone
   19  and mark the boundaries.
   20         (c) Each supervisor of elections shall inform the clerk of
   21  the area within which soliciting is unlawful, based on the
   22  particular characteristics of that polling place. The supervisor
   23  or the clerk may take any reasonable action necessary to ensure
   24  order at the polling places, including, but not limited to,
   25  having disruptive and unruly persons removed by law enforcement
   26  officers from the polling room or place or from the 100-foot
   27  150-foot zone surrounding the polling place.
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   30  And the title is amended as follows:
   31         Delete lines 2 - 3
   32  and insert:
   33         An act relating to elections; amending s. 102.031,
   34         F.S.; reducing the no-solicitation zone surrounding
   35         the entrance to any polling place; amending s. 15.21,
   36         F.S.; requiring the