FL S1590 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Introduced on January 9 2020 - 25% progression
Action: 2020-02-20 - Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/26/20
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Revising available sanctions for any person who fails to attend court as a juror without any sufficient excuse; restricting a court from imposing a term of imprisonment on any person who fails to attend as a juror without any sufficient excuse and is found in contempt of court unless the person is able to obtain legal representation, etc.

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Juror Sanctions



2020-02-20SenatePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 02/26/20
2020-02-19SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2020-02-19SenateFavorable by- Rules; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
2020-02-14SenateOn Committee agenda-- Rules, 02/19/20, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Building
2020-02-10SenateNow in Rules
2020-02-06SenateCS by Judiciary read 1st time
2020-02-06SenatePending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2020-02-04SenateCS by Judiciary; YEAS 6 NAYS 0
2020-01-30SenateOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/04/20, 12:30 pm, 110 Senate Building
2020-01-17SenateReferred to Judiciary; Rules

Same As/Similar To

H1125 (Similar To) 2020-01-14 - Introduced

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