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June 22, 2005

House Bill 256: Exempting Homeschool Parents from Jury Duty

Sponsors:
Representatives Collier, Gilb, Carano, Kearns, C. Evans, Otterman, Brown, and Reidelbach

Summary:
Though it makes a number of changes, this bill would specifically exempt from jury duty any prospective juror who is the parent or guardian of a child of school age and has custody of and is providing instruction to the child that has been excused from attendance under Ohio's homeschool law.

Status:

05/17/2005(H) Introduced
05/19/2005(H) Referred to House Judiciary

Action Requested:
None at this time.

HSLDA's Position:
Support. This bill would enable parents to be free from the interruption to their schooling that is caused by jury duty. At the same time, HSLDA encourages all citizens who are able to serve on a jury to do so.

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