HB1176 (2008) Detail

Relative to jury duty.


HB 1176 – AS INTRODUCED

2008 SESSION

08-2119

09/03

HOUSE BILL 1176

AN ACT relative to jury duty.

SPONSORS: Rep. Kepner, Rock 15; Rep. J. Day, Rock 13

COMMITTEE: Judiciary

ANALYSIS

This bill requires each person whose name is on the master jury list to serve or be excused from serving as a juror before a person who has previously served or been excused from serving as a juror is again called to serve. The bill also repeals an obsolete provision allowing preparation of the master jury list by computer instead of by random draw.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

08-2119

09/03

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Eight

AN ACT relative to jury duty.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Future Eligibility; Jurors. Amend RSA 500-A:16 to read as follows:

500-A:16 Future Ineligibility. The persons who actually attend court as jurors shall not have their names again placed on the master jury list for at least 3 years and in no case until all other persons whose names are on the master jury list have served or been excused from serving as jurors.

2 Repeal. RSA 500-A:3-a, relative to preparation of master jury list; computer, is repealed.

3 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2009.

Links

HB1176 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1176 Revision: 11378 Date: Jan. 1, 2008, midnight

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