Florida Senate - 2014 SB 94 By Senator Margolis 35-00090C-14 201494__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to jury composition; amending s. 3 913.10, F.S.; requiring a 12-member jury for life 4 felony cases; requiring that the composition of all 5 juries empaneled in this state reflect the 6 demographics of the county in which the case is to be 7 tried; providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Section 913.10, Florida Statutes, is amended to 12 read: 13 913.10 Number of jurors; composition of a jury.— 14 (1) Twelve persons shall constitute a jury to try all 15 capital and life felony cases, and six persons shall constitute 16 a jury to try all other criminal cases. 17 (2) The composition of a jury shall reflect the 18 demographics of the county in which the case is to be tried. 19 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.