House Bill 1500: Relative to Excuse From Jury Service

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Last Updated: March 12, 2010
House Bill 1500: Relative to Excuse From Jury Service
Sponsors:
Representatives Bates, Baldasaro, Komi, Schmidt, and Horrigan, and Senator Lasky
Summary:

If passed, this bill would allow a person who has legal custody of a child under 13 years of age to be excused from jury service if service would require him or her to leave the child without adequate supervision.

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

1/6/2009 (House) Introduced and referred to the Judiciary Committee
1/6/2009 (House) Public Hearing: 1/7/2010 at 10:30 am in Legislative Office Building (LOB) 208
2/9/2010 (House) Executive Session: 2/16/2010 10:00 a.m. LOB 208 (continued 2/18/2010 10:00 a.m. LOB 208 if necessary)
2/18/2010 (House) Majority Committee Report: Inexpedient to legislate (ITL)
2/18/2010 (House) Minority Committee Report: Ought to pass
3/10/2010 (House) Inexpedient to Legislate: Motion adopted by voice vote

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