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SB 638: Juror Sanctions


Juror Sanctions; Revising available sanctions for any person who is duly summoned to attend court as a juror and fails to attend without any sufficient excuse; prohibiting a court from imposing a term of imprisonment on any person who fails to attend as a juror without any sufficient excuse and is found in contempt of court unless the person is able to obtain legal representation, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2023 Senate - Died in Judiciary
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Judiciary (JU)
  2. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/9/2023 Senate • Filed
2/16/2023 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Criminal Justice; Rules
3/7/2023 Senate • Introduced
5/5/2023 Senate • Died in Judiciary