SB 0605 Modifies provisions relating to disqualification from jury service
LR Number:1929S.01I Fiscal Note:1929-01
Committee:Judiciary and Civil & Criminal Jurisprudence
Last Action:03/03/03 - Second Read and Referred S Judiciary & Civil & Journal page:S359
Criminal Jurisprudence Committee
Effective Date:August 28, 2003
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Current Bill Summary

SB 605 - This act disqualifies persons from jury service who are unable to communicate effectively in English with or without auxiliary aids and services. Currently, a person is disqualified from jury service if the person is unable to read, speak and understand the English language.

This act is identical to HB 500 (2003).