October 14, 2014

By Reggie Garcia

Florida Justice Association: Restoration of Civil Rights: Voting, Serving on a Jury & Getting Jobs

Florida Justice Association

Convicted felons lose the rights to vote, serve on a jury and run for elected office. 

In order to get these rights restored, a person must file an application for restoration of civil rights (RCRs) and be crime-free for at least !ve years to be eligible for approval without a hearing, and for the 35 most serious offenses be crime-free for seven years and must be approved at a hearing. ?

These waiting periods were approved by the governor and Florida Cabinet, serving as the Board of Executive Clemency (Board).

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