Florida Senate - 2019 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for SB 7086
Senate . House
The Committee on Rules (Brandes) recommended the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Delete everything after the enacting clause
4 and insert:
5 Section 1. Subsection (2) of section 97.052, Florida
6 Statutes, is amended to read:
7 97.052 Uniform statewide voter registration application.—
8 (2) The uniform statewide voter registration application
9 must be designed to elicit the following information from the
11 (a) Last, first, and middle name, including any suffix.
12 (b) Date of birth.
13 (c) Address of legal residence.
14 (d) Mailing address, if different.
15 (e) E-mail address and whether the applicant wishes to
16 receive sample ballots by e-mail.
17 (f) County of legal residence.
18 (g) Race or ethnicity that best describes the applicant:
19 1. American Indian or Alaskan Native.
20 2. Asian or Pacific Islander.
21 3. Black, not Hispanic.
22 4. White, not Hispanic.
23 5. Hispanic.
24 (h) State or country of birth.
25 (i) Sex.
26 (j) Party affiliation.
27 (k) Whether the applicant needs assistance in voting.
28 (l) Name and address where last registered.
29 (m) Last four digits of the applicant’s social security
31 (n) Florida driver license number or the identification
32 number from a Florida identification card issued under s.
34 (o) An indication, if applicable, that the applicant has
35 not been issued a Florida driver license, a Florida
36 identification card, or a social security number.
37 (p) Telephone number (optional).
38 (q) Signature of applicant under penalty for false swearing
39 pursuant to s. 104.011, by which the person subscribes to the
40 oath required by s. 3, Art. VI of the State Constitution and s.
41 97.051, and swears or affirms that the information contained in
42 the registration application is true.
43 (r) Whether the application is being used for initial
44 registration, to update a voter registration record, or to
45 request a replacement voter information card.
46 (s) Whether the applicant is a citizen of the United States
47 by asking the question “Are you a citizen of the United States
48 of America?” and providing boxes for the applicant to check to
49 indicate whether the applicant is or is not a citizen of the
50 United States.
51 (t) Whether the applicant has been convicted of a felony,
52 and, if convicted, has had his or her voting
53 restored by including the statement “I affirm I am not a
54 convicted felon, or, if I am, my rights relating to voting have
55 been restored.” and providing a box for the applicant to check
56 to affirm the statement.
57 (u) Whether the applicant has been adjudicated mentally
58 incapacitated with respect to voting or, if so adjudicated, has
59 had his or her right to vote restored by including the statement
60 “I affirm I have not been adjudicated mentally incapacitated
61 with respect to voting, or, if I have, my competency has been
62 restored.” and providing a box for the applicant to check to
63 affirm the statement.
65 The registration application must be in plain language and
66 designed so that convicted felons whose voting civil rights have
67 been restored and persons who have been adjudicated mentally
68 incapacitated and have had their voting rights restored are not
69 required to reveal their prior conviction or adjudication.
70 Section 2. Paragraph (a) of subsection (5) of section
71 97.053, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
72 97.053 Acceptance of voter registration applications.—
73 (5)(a) A voter registration application is complete if it
74 contains the following information necessary to establish the
75 applicant’s eligibility pursuant to s. 97.041, including:
76 1. The applicant’s name.
77 2. The applicant’s address of legal residence, including a
78 distinguishing apartment, suite, lot, room, or dormitory room
79 number or other identifier, if appropriate. Failure to include a
80 distinguishing apartment, suite, lot, room, or dormitory room or
81 other identifier on a voter registration application does not
82 impact a voter’s eligibility to register to vote or cast a
83 ballot, and such an omission may not serve as the basis for a
84 challenge to a voter’s eligibility or reason to not count a
86 3. The applicant’s date of birth.
87 4. A mark in the checkbox affirming that the applicant is a
88 citizen of the United States.
89 5.a. The applicant’s current and valid Florida driver
90 license number or the identification number from a Florida
91 identification card issued under s. 322.051, or
92 b. If the applicant has not been issued a current and valid
93 Florida driver license or a Florida identification card, the
94 last four digits of the applicant’s social security number.
96 In case an applicant has not been issued a current and valid
97 Florida driver license, Florida identification card, or social
98 security number, the applicant shall affirm this fact in the
99 manner prescribed in the uniform statewide voter registration
101 6. A mark in the checkbox affirming that the applicant has
102 not been convicted of a felony or that, if convicted, has had
103 his or her voting civil rights restored.
104 7. A mark in the checkbox affirming that the applicant has
105 not been adjudicated mentally incapacitated with respect to
106 voting or that, if so adjudicated, has had his or her right to
107 vote restored.
108 8. The original signature or a digital signature
109 transmitted by the Department of Highway Safety and Motor
110 Vehicles of the applicant swearing or affirming under the
111 penalty for false swearing pursuant to s. 104.011 that the
112 information contained in the registration application is true
113 and subscribing to the oath required by s. 3, Art. VI of the
114 State Constitution and s. 97.051.
115 Section 3. Paragraph (c) of subsection (1) of section
116 98.045, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
117 98.045 Administration of voter registration.—
118 (1) ELIGIBILITY OF APPLICANT.—The supervisor must ensure
119 that any eligible applicant for voter registration is registered
120 to vote and that each application for voter registration is
121 processed in accordance with law. The supervisor shall determine
122 whether a voter registration applicant is ineligible based on
123 any of the following:
124 (c) The applicant has been convicted of a felony for which
125 his or her voting civil rights have not been restored.
126 Section 4. Subsections (5) and (6) and paragraph (a) of
127 subsection (7) of section 98.075, Florida Statutes, are amended
128 to read:
129 98.075 Registration records maintenance activities;
130 ineligibility determinations.—
131 (5) FELONY CONVICTION.—The department shall identify those
132 registered voters who have been convicted of a felony and whose
133 voting rights have not been restored by comparing information
134 received from, but not limited to, a clerk of the circuit court,
135 the Board of Executive Clemency, the Department of Corrections,
136 the Department of Law Enforcement, or a United States Attorney’s
137 Office, as provided in s. 98.093. The department shall review
138 such information and make an initial determination as to whether
139 the information is credible and reliable. If the department
140 determines that the information is credible and reliable, the
141 department shall notify the supervisor and provide a copy of the
142 supporting documentation indicating the potential ineligibility
143 of the voter to be registered. Upon receipt of the notice that
144 the department has made a determination of initial credibility
145 and reliability, the supervisor shall adhere to the procedures
146 set forth in subsection (7) prior to the removal of a registered
147 voter’s name from the statewide voter registration system.
148 (6) OTHER BASES FOR INELIGIBILITY.—If the department or
149 supervisor receives information from sources other than those
150 identified in subsections (2)-(5) that a registered voter is
151 ineligible because he or she is deceased, adjudicated a
152 convicted felon without having had his or her voting civil
153 rights restored, adjudicated mentally incapacitated without
154 having had his or her voting rights restored, does not meet the
155 age requirement pursuant to s. 97.041, is not a United States
156 citizen, is a fictitious person, or has listed a residence that
157 is not his or her legal residence, the supervisor must adhere to
158 the procedures set forth in subsection (7) prior to the removal
159 of a registered voter’s name from the statewide voter
160 registration system.
161 (7) PROCEDURES FOR REMOVAL.—
162 (a) If the supervisor receives notice or information
163 pursuant to subsections (4)-(6), the supervisor of the county in
164 which the voter is registered shall:
165 1. Notify the registered voter of his or her potential
166 ineligibility by mail within 7 days after receipt of notice or
167 information. The notice shall include:
168 a. A statement of the basis for the registered voter’s
169 potential ineligibility and a copy of any documentation upon
170 which the potential ineligibility is based. Such documentation
171 shall include any conviction from another jurisdiction
172 determined to be a similar offense to murder or a felony sexual
173 offense as defined in s. 98.0751.
174 b. A statement that failure to respond within 30 days after
175 receipt of the notice may result in a determination of
176 ineligibility and in removal of the registered voter’s name from
177 the statewide voter registration system.
178 c. A return form that requires the registered voter to
179 admit or deny the accuracy of the information underlying the
180 potential ineligibility for purposes of a final determination by
181 the supervisor.
182 d. A statement that, if the voter is denying the accuracy
183 of the information underlying the potential ineligibility, the
184 voter has a right to request a hearing for the purpose of
185 determining eligibility.
186 e. Instructions for the registered voter to contact the
187 supervisor of elections of the county in which the voter is
188 registered if assistance is needed in resolving the matter.
189 f. Instructions for seeking restoration of civil rights
190 pursuant to s. 8, Art. IV of the State Constitution and
191 information explaining voting rights restoration pursuant to s.
192 4., Art. VI of the State Constitution following a felony
193 conviction, if applicable.
194 2. If the mailed notice is returned as undeliverable, the
195 supervisor shall publish notice once in a newspaper of general
196 circulation in the county in which the voter was last
197 registered. The notice shall contain the following:
198 a. The voter’s name and address.
199 b. A statement that the voter is potentially ineligible to
200 be registered to vote.
201 c. A statement that failure to respond within 30 days after
202 the notice is published may result in a determination of
203 ineligibility by the supervisor and removal of the registered
204 voter’s name from the statewide voter registration system.
205 d. An instruction for the voter to contact the supervisor
206 no later than 30 days after the date of the published notice to
207 receive information regarding the basis for the potential
208 ineligibility and the procedure to resolve the matter.
209 e. An instruction to the voter that, if further assistance
210 is needed, the voter should contact the supervisor of elections
211 of the county in which the voter is registered.
212 3. If a registered voter fails to respond to a notice
213 pursuant to subparagraph 1. or subparagraph 2., the supervisor
214 shall make a final determination of the voter’s eligibility. If
215 the supervisor determines that the voter is ineligible, the
216 supervisor shall remove the name of the registered voter from
217 the statewide voter registration system. The supervisor shall
218 notify the registered voter of the supervisor’s determination
219 and action.
220 4. If a registered voter responds to the notice pursuant to
221 subparagraph 1. or subparagraph 2. and admits the accuracy of
222 the information underlying the potential ineligibility, the
223 supervisor shall make a final determination of ineligibility and
224 shall remove the voter’s name from the statewide voter
225 registration system. The supervisor shall notify the registered
226 voter of the supervisor’s determination and action.
227 5. If a registered voter responds to the notice issued
228 pursuant to subparagraph 1. or subparagraph 2. and denies the
229 accuracy of the information underlying the potential
230 ineligibility but does not request a hearing, the supervisor
231 shall review the evidence and make a final determination of
232 eligibility. If such registered voter requests a hearing, the
233 supervisor shall send notice to the registered voter to attend a
234 hearing at a time and place specified in the notice. Upon
235 hearing all evidence presented at the hearing, the supervisor
236 shall make a determination of eligibility. If the supervisor
237 determines that the registered voter is ineligible, the
238 supervisor shall remove the voter’s name from the statewide
239 voter registration system and notify the registered voter of the
240 supervisor’s determination and action.
241 Section 5. Section 98.0751, Florida Statutes, is created to
243 98.0751 Restoration of voting rights; termination of
244 ineligibility subsequent to a felony conviction.—
245 (1) A person who has been disqualified from voting based on
246 a felony conviction for an offense other than murder or a felony
247 sexual offense must have such disqualification terminated and
248 his or her voting rights restored pursuant to s. 4, Art. VI of
249 the State Constitution upon the completion of all terms of his
250 or her sentence, including parole or probation. The voting
251 disqualification does not terminate unless a person’s civil
252 rights are restored pursuant to s. 8, Art. IV of the State
253 Constitution if the disqualification arises from a felony
254 conviction of murder or a felony sexual offense, or if the
255 person has not completed all terms of sentence, as specified
256 under subsection (2).
257 (2) For purposes of this section, the term:
258 (a) “Completion of all terms of sentence” means any portion
259 of a sentence that is contained in the four corners of the
260 sentencing document, including, but not limited to:
261 1. Release from any term of imprisonment ordered by the
262 court as a part of the sentence;
263 2. Termination from any term of probation or community
264 control ordered by the court as a part of the sentence;
265 3. Fulfillment of any term ordered by the court as a part
266 of the sentence;
267 4. Termination from any term of any supervision, which is
268 monitored by the Florida Commission on Offender Review,
269 including, but not limited to, parole; and
270 5. Payment of all:
271 a. Restitution ordered by the court as a part of the
272 sentence, regardless of whether such restitution is converted to
273 a civil lien; and
274 b. Fees or fines ordered by the court as part of the
275 sentence or that are ordered by the court as a condition of any
276 form of supervision including, but not limited to, probation,
277 community control, or parole. A financial obligation required
278 under this sub-subparagraph is deemed to have been completed to
279 the extent that the financial obligation has been converted to a
280 civil lien.
282 A term required to be completed in accordance with this
283 paragraph shall be deemed completed if the court modifies the
284 original sentencing order to no longer require completion of
285 such term.
286 (b) “Felony sexual offense” means any of the following:
287 1. Any felony offense that serves as a predicate to
288 registration as a sexual offender in accordance with s.
290 2. Section 872.06; or
291 3. Any similar offense committed in another jurisdiction
292 which would be an offense listed in this paragraph if it had
293 been committed in violation of the laws of this state.
294 (c) “Murder” means either of the following:
295 1. A violation of any of the following sections which
296 results in the actual killing of a human being:
297 a. Section 775.33(4).
298 b. Section 782.04(1) or (2).
299 c. Section 782.09.
300 2. Any similar offense committed in another jurisdiction
301 which would be an offense listed in this paragraph if it had
302 been committed in violation of the laws of this state.
303 (3) A local supervisor of elections shall verify whether a
304 person who has been convicted of a felony offense and
305 subsequently registers or applies to register to vote has
306 completed all the terms of his or her sentence as required by
307 this section. The supervisor of elections may request the
308 assistance of the department to make such determination.
309 (4) For the purpose of determining a voter registration
310 applicant's eligibility, the provisions of this section shall be
311 strictly construed. If a provision is susceptible to differing
312 interpretations, it shall be construed in favor of the
314 Section 6. Section 104.011, Florida Statutes, is amended to
316 104.011 False swearing; submission of false voter
317 registration information; prosecution prohibited.—
318 (1) A person who willfully swears or affirms falsely to any
319 oath or affirmation, or willfully procures another person to
320 swear or affirm falsely to an oath or affirmation, in connection
321 with or arising out of voting or elections commits a felony of
322 the third degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082, s.
323 775.083, or s. 775.084.
324 (2) A person who willfully submits any false voter
325 registration information commits a felony of the third degree,
326 punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083.
327 (3) A person may not be charged or convicted for a
328 violation of this section for affirming that he or she has not
329 been convicted of a felony or that, if convicted, he or she has
330 had voting right restored, if such violation is alleged to have
331 occurred on or after January 8, 2019, but before the effective
332 date of this act.
333 Section 7. Section 940.061, Florida Statutes, is amended to
335 940.061 Informing persons about executive clemency, and
336 restoration of civil rights, and restoration of voting rights.
337 The Department of Corrections shall inform and educate inmates
338 and offenders on community supervision about the restoration of
339 civil rights and the restoration of voting rights resulting from
340 the removal of the disqualification to vote pursuant to s. 4,
341 Art. VI of the State Constitution. Each month, the Department of
342 Corrections shall send to the Florida Commission on Offender
343 Review by electronic means a list of the names of inmates who
344 have been released from incarceration and offenders who have
345 been terminated from supervision who may be eligible for
346 restoration of civil rights.
347 Section 8. Subsection (1) of section 944.292, Florida
348 Statutes, is amended to read:
349 944.292 Suspension of civil rights.—
350 (1) Upon conviction of a felony as defined in s. 10, Art. X
351 of the State Constitution, the civil rights of the person
352 convicted shall be suspended in Florida until such rights are
353 restored by a full pardon, conditional pardon, or restoration of
354 civil rights granted pursuant to s. 8, Art. IV of the State
355 Constitution. Notwithstanding the suspension of civil rights,
356 such a convicted person may obtain restoration of his or her
357 voting rights pursuant to s. 4, Art. VI of the State
358 Constitution and s. 98.0751.
359 Section 9. Subsection (6) of section 944.705, Florida
360 Statutes, is amended to read:
361 944.705 Release orientation program.—
362 (6)(a) The department shall notify every inmate , in no less
363 than 18-point type in the inmate’s release documents: ,
364 1. Of all outstanding terms of the inmate’s sentence at the
365 time of release to assist the inmate in determining his or her
366 status with regard to the completion of all terms of sentence,
367 as that term is defined in s. 98.0751. This subparagraph does
368 not apply to inmates who are being released from the custody of
369 the department to any type of supervision monitored by the
370 department; and
371 2. In not less than 18-point type, that the inmate may be
372 sentenced pursuant to s. 775.082(9) if the inmate commits any
373 felony offense described in s. 775.082(9) within 3 years after
374 the inmate’s release. This notice must be prefaced by the word
375 “WARNING” in boldfaced type.
376 (b) Nothing in This section does not preclude precludes the
377 sentencing of a person pursuant to s. 775.082(9), and nor shall
378 evidence that the department failed to provide this notice does
379 not prohibit a person from being sentenced pursuant to s.
380 775.082(9). The state is shall not be required to demonstrate
381 that a person received any notice from the department in order
382 for the court to impose a sentence pursuant to s. 775.082(9).
383 Section 10. Subsection (3) of section 947.24, Florida
384 Statutes, is renumbered as subsection (4), respectively, and
385 subsection (3) is added to that section, to read:
386 947.24 Discharge from parole supervision or release
388 (3) Upon the termination of an offender’s term of
389 supervision, which is monitored by the commission, including,
390 but not limited to, parole, the commission must notify the
391 offender in writing of all outstanding terms at the time of
392 termination to assist the offender in determining his or her
393 status with regard to the completion of all terms of sentence,
394 as that term is defined in s. 98.0751.
395 Section 11. Section 948.041, Florida Statutes, is created
396 to read:
397 948.041 Notification of outstanding terms of sentence upon
398 termination of probation or community control.—Upon the
399 termination of an offender’s term of probation or community
400 control, the department must notify the offender in writing of
401 all outstanding terms at the time of termination to assist the
402 offender in determining his or her status with regard to the
403 completion of all terms of sentence, as that term is defined in
404 s. 98.0751.
405 Section 12. Subsection (1) of section 951.29, Florida
406 Statutes, is amended to read:
407 951.29 Procedure for requesting restoration of civil rights
408 or restoration of voting rights of county prisoners convicted of
410 (1) With respect to a person who has been convicted of a
411 felony and is serving a sentence in a county detention facility,
412 the administrator of the county detention facility shall provide
413 the following to the prisoner, at least 2 weeks before
414 discharge, if possible: ,
415 (a) An application form obtained from the Florida
416 Commission on Offender Review which the prisoner must complete
417 in order to begin the process of having his or her civil rights
418 restored; .
419 (b) Information explaining voting rights restoration
420 pursuant to s. 4, Art. VI of the State Constitution; and
421 (c) Written notification of all outstanding terms of the
422 prisoner’s sentence at the time of release to assist the
423 prisoner in determining his or her status with regard to the
424 completion of all terms of sentence, as that term is defined in
425 s. 98.0751.
426 Section 13. Restoration of Voting Rights Work Group.—The
427 Restoration of Voting Rights Work Group is created within the
428 Department of State for the purpose of conducting a
429 comprehensive review of the department’s process of verifying
430 registered voters, applicants, or potential applicants who have
431 been convicted of a felony, but who may be eligible for
432 restoration of voting rights under s. 4, Article VI of the State
434 (1) MEMBERSHIP.—The work group is comprised of the
435 following members:
436 (a) The Secretary of State or his or her designee, who
437 shall serve as chair for the work group.
438 (b) The Secretary of Corrections or his or her designee.
439 (c) The executive director of the Department of Law
440 Enforcement or his or her designee.
441 (d) The Chairman of the Florida Commission on Offender
442 Review or his or her designee.
443 (e) Two clerks of the circuit court appointed by the
445 (f) Two supervisors of elections appointed by the Governor.
446 (2) TERMS OF MEMBERSHIP.—Appointments to the work group
447 shall be made within 30 days of the effective date of this act.
448 All members shall serve for the duration of the work group. Any
449 vacancy shall be filled by the original appointing authority for
450 the remainder of the work group’s existence.
451 (3) DUTIES.—The work group is authorized and directed to
452 study, evaluate, analyze, and undertake a comprehensive review
453 of the Department of State’s process of verifying registered
454 voters, applicants, or potential applicants who have been
455 convicted of a felony, but who may be eligible for restoration
456 of voting rights under s. 4, Article VI of the State
457 Constitution, to develop recommendations for the Legislature,
458 related to:
459 (a) The consolidation of all relevant data necessary to
460 verify the eligibility of a registered voter, applicant, or
461 potential applicant for restoration of voting rights under s. 4,
462 Article VI of the State Constitution. If any entity is
463 recommended to manage the consolidated relevant data, the
464 recommendations must provide the feasibility of such entity to
465 manage the consolidated relevant data and a timeline for
466 implementation of such consolidation.
467 (b) The process of informing a registered voter, applicant,
468 or potential applicant of the entity or entities that are
469 custodians of the relevant data necessary for verifying his or
470 her eligibility for restoration of voting rights under s. 4,
471 Article VI of the State Constitution.
472 (c) Any other relevant policies or procedures for verifying
473 the eligibility of a registered voter, applicant, or potential
474 applicant for restoration of voting rights under s. 4, Article
475 VI of the State Constitution.
476 (4) REPORT.—The work group shall submit a report of its
477 findings, conclusions, and recommendations for the Legislature
478 to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of
479 Representatives by November 1, 2019. Upon submission of the
480 report, the work group is dissolved and discharged of further
482 (5) STAFFING.—The Department of State shall provide support
483 for the work group in performing its duties.
484 (6) PER DIEM AND TRAVEL EXPENSES.—Work group members shall
485 serve without compensation but are entitled to receive
486 reimbursement for per diem and travel expenses as provided in s.
487 112.061, Florida Statutes.
488 (7) EXPIRATION.—This section expires January 31, 2020.
489 Section 14. The Division of Law Revision is directed to
490 replace the phrase "the effective date of this act" wherever it
491 occurs in this act with the date this act becomes a law.
492 Section 15. This act shall take effect upon becoming a law.
493 ================= T I T L E A M E N D M E N T ================
494 And the title is amended as follows:
495 Delete everything before the enacting clause
496 and insert:
497 A bill to be entitled
498 An act relating to voting rights restoration; amending
499 ss. 97.052, 97.053, and 98.045, F.S.; revising
500 terminology regarding voting rights restoration to
501 conform to the State Constitution; amending s. 98.075,
502 F.S.; revising terminology regarding voting rights
503 restoration to conform to the State Constitution;
504 requiring the supervisor of elections of the county in
505 which an ineligible voter is registered to notify the
506 voter of instructions for seeking restoration of
507 voting rights pursuant to s. 4, Art. VI of the State
508 Constitution, in addition to restoration of civil
509 rights pursuant to s. 8, Art. IV of the State
510 Constitution; requiring a notice of a registered
511 voter's potential ineligibility to include specified
512 information; creating s. 98.0751, F.S.; requiring the
513 voting disqualification of certain felons to be
514 removed and voting rights restored pursuant to s. 4,
515 Art. VI of the State Constitution; providing that the
516 voting disqualification arising from specified factors
517 is not removed unless a person’s civil rights are
518 restored through the clemency process pursuant to s.
519 8, Art. IV of the State Constitution; providing
520 definitions; authorizing the supervisor of elections
521 to verify whether a person who has been convicted of a
522 felony offense is eligible to register to vote,
523 including if he or she has completed all the terms of
524 his or her sentence; authorizing the Department of
525 State to assist the supervisor of elections with such
526 verification; requiring specified provisions to be
527 construed in favor of a voter registration applicant;
528 amending s. 104.011, F.S.; prohibiting a person from
529 being charged or convicted for certain violations;
530 amending s. 940.061, F.S.; requiring the Department of
531 Corrections to inform inmates and offenders of voting
532 rights restoration pursuant to s. 4, Art. VI of the
533 State Constitution, in addition to executive clemency
534 and civil rights restoration; amending s. 944.292,
535 F.S.; conforming a provision regarding the suspension
536 of civil rights; amending s. 944.705, F.S.; requiring
537 the Department of Corrections to include notification
538 of all outstanding terms of sentence in an inmate’s
539 release documents; providing an exception to the
540 notification requirement for inmates who are released
541 to any type of supervision monitored by the
542 department; amending s. 947.24, F.S.; requiring the
543 Florida Commission on Offender Review, upon the
544 termination of an offender’s term of parole, control
545 release, or conditional release, to provide written
546 notification to the offender of all outstanding terms
547 of sentence; creating s. 948.041, F.S.; requiring the
548 department, upon the termination of an offender’s term
549 of probation or community control, to provide written
550 notification to the offender of all outstanding terms
551 of sentence; amending s. 951.29, F.S.; requiring each
552 county detention facility to provide information on
553 the restoration of voting rights pursuant to s. 4,
554 Art. VI of the State Constitution to certain
555 prisoners; requiring each county detention facility to
556 provide written notification to certain prisoners of
557 all outstanding terms of sentence upon release;
558 creating the Restoration of Voting Rights Work Group
559 within the Department of State; specifying membership
560 of the work group; establishing the manner of
561 appointments and the terms of membership; prescribing
562 the duties of the work group; requiring the work group
563 to submit a report to the Legislature by a specified
564 date; providing for staffing; authorizing
565 reimbursement for per diem and travel expenses;
566 providing for expiration of the work group; providing
567 a directive to the Division of Law Revision; providing
568 an effective date.