Florida Senate - 2020 SB 202 By Senator Rodriguez 37-00412-20 2020202__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to jurors; amending s. 40.013, F.S.; 3 requiring that a certain person’s voting rights, 4 rather than civil rights, be restored before he or she 5 is qualified to serve as a juror; providing an 6 effective date. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 10 Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 40.013, Florida 11 Statutes, is amended to read: 12 40.013 Persons disqualified or excused from jury service.— 13 (1) No person who is under prosecution for any crime, or 14 who has been convicted in this state, any federal court, or any 15 other state, territory, or country of bribery, forgery, perjury, 16 larceny, or any other offense that is a felony in this state or 17 which if it had been committed in this state would be a felony, 18 unless restored to voting
civilrights, shall be qualified to 19 serve as a juror. 20 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.