|Introduced in House||Passed House||Introduced in Senate||Passed Senate||Became Law|
Requiring certain students actively enrolled in specified schools to be excused from jury service upon request, etc.
Florida Senate - 2020 CS for SB 738 By the Committee on Rules; and Senator Harrell 595-04464-20 2020738c1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to jury service; amending s. 40.013, 3 F.S.; requiring that full-time students who meet 4 specified criteria be excused from jury service upon 5 request; providing an effective date. 6 7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 8 9 Section 1. Subsection (11) is added to section 40.013, 10 Florida Statutes, to read: 11 40.013 Persons disqualified or excused from jury service.— 12 (11) Upon request, a full-time student between 18 and 21 13 years of age, inclusive, who is attending high school or any 14 state university, private postsecondary educational institution, 15 Florida College System institution, or career center shall be 16 excused from that specific summons for jury service. 17 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2020.
|01/27/2020||Senate||Favorable by Education; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 214 Now in Rules|
|01/22/2020||Senate||On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/27/20, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building|
|01/14/2020||Senate||Introduced -SJ 56|
|12/10/2019||Senate||Favorable by Judiciary; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 132 Now in Education|
|12/02/2019||Senate||On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 12/10/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building|
|11/21/2019||Senate||Referred to Judiciary; Education; Rules -SJ 56|