Florida Senate - 2019                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 7086
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Rules (Rodriguez) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Before line 63
    4  insert:
    5         Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 40.013, Florida
    6  Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         40.013 Persons disqualified or excused from jury service.—
    8         (1) No person who is under prosecution for any crime, or
    9  who has been convicted in this state, any federal court, or any
   10  other state, territory, or country of bribery, forgery, perjury,
   11  larceny, or any other offense that is a felony in this state or
   12  which if it had been committed in this state would be a felony,
   13  unless restored to civil rights, shall be qualified to serve as
   14  a juror. However, the disqualification provided under this
   15  subsection no longer applies upon the restoration of voting
   16  rights pursuant to s. 4., Art. VI of the State Constitution and
   17  s. 98.0751 for a person who has completed all terms of sentence
   18  for a felony conviction for an offense other than murder or a
   19  felony sexual offense.
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   22  And the title is amended as follows:
   23         Between lines 2 and 3
   24  insert:
   25         s. 40.013, F.S.; providing that disqualification from
   26         jury service does not apply to persons convicted of
   27         certain felonies who have had their voting rights
   28         restored pursuant to s. 4, Art. VI of the State
   29         Constitution; amending