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S.38: Jury ACCESS Act

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about law
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Sponsor Jeanne Shaheen, D-N.H.
Total Cosponsors 3 (2 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Jan. 22, 2013
Latest Major Action Jan. 22, 2013
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Bill Summary

Jury Access for Capable Citizens and Equality in Service Selection Act of 2013 or the Jury ACCESS Act - Amends the federal judicial code to prohibit the exclusion of citizens from service as a grand or petit juror in U.S. district courts or the Court of International Trade on account of sexual orientation or gender identity (thereby expanding the current prohibition on exclusion on account of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or economic status).

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Jan. 22, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.