Florida Senate - 2024                       CS for CS for SB 462
       By the Committees on Health Policy; and Judiciary; and Senators
       Grall and Book
       588-02170-24                                           2024462c2
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to excusal from jury service; amending
    3         s. 40.013, F.S.; requiring that a woman who has
    4         recently given birth be excused from certain jury
    5         service under specified conditions; providing an
    6         effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Subsection (12) is added to section 40.013,
   11  Florida Statutes, to read:
   12         40.013 Persons disqualified or excused from jury service.—
   13         (12) A woman who has given birth within the 6 months before
   14  the reporting date on a summons for jury service shall be
   15  excused upon request. The excusal applies only to the specific
   16  summons for which the excusal is requested.
   17         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2024.