House Bill 1997: Excusing Homeschooling Parents from Jury Duty

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Last Updated: September 22, 2009
House Bill 1997: Excusing Homeschooling Parents from Jury Duty
Sponsors:
Rep. Robert F. Matzie
Summary:

This bill would excuse from jury duty parents or guardians who have custody of a child under 7 years of age when they are the child’s primary caregiver. It would also excuse “parents or guardians who have custody of a school age child that has been excused from compulsory attendance at school or special education program and are providing instruction for the child.” This would appear to include homeschoolers.

HSLDA's Position:
Support.
Action Requested:
None at this time
Status:

9/22/2009     (House)     Referred to House Judiciary Committee
11/30/2010     (House)     Bill died when legislature adjourned

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