SB 0143 Expands reasons for being excused from jury service
LR Number:L0246.01I Fiscal Note:0246-01
Last Action:02/17/99 - Hearing Conducted S Judiciary Committee Journal page:
Effective Date:August 28, 1999
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SB 143 - This act expands the available reasons for being excused from jury duty. The additional reasons include:

1) Previous jury service within two years; 2) Registered nurses; 3) Living more than 5 miles from the county seat without transportation; 4) Financial hardship; 5) Citizens over 70; 6) Citizen having care of child under 12 whose health or safety would be jeopardized; 7) Care of an aged infirm person; 8) Necessary employees of small businesses; and 9) Non-paid volunteer emergency personnel.

This act is similar to SB 576 (1998).