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HB 993: Juror Sanctions


Juror Sanctions; Revises available sanctions for any person who is duly summoned to attend court as juror & fails to attend without any sufficient excuse; prohibits court from imposing term of imprisonment on any person who fails to attend as juror without any sufficient excuse & is found in contempt of court unless person is able to obtain legal representation.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2023 House - Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/21/2023 House • Filed
2/28/2023 House • Referred to Criminal Justice Subcommittee
• Referred to Justice Appropriations Subcommittee
• Referred to Judiciary Committee
• Now in Criminal Justice Subcommittee
3/7/2023 House • 1st Reading (Original Filed Version)
5/5/2023 House • Died in Criminal Justice Subcommittee