RECORD OF EXCUSALS FROM JURY DUTY.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 281 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 12, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF PERSONS EXCUSED FROM JURY DUTY SHALL BE RETAINED BY THE CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT FOR NOT LESS THAN TWO YEARS.
Intro. by Cleveland.

Status: Ref To Com On Judiciary II (Senate Action) (May 14 2013)
H 281

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: May 8 2013 - More information

    House amendment to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Amends proposed GS 9-6.2 to require retention of the name and address of each person who requests to be excused from jury duty on the basis that he or she is not qualified to serve as a juror along with the reason for the request (was, of each person requesting and granted an excusal, deferral, or exemption from jury duty along with the reason for such). Provides that such records are public record, except that medical information submitted to establish that an individual is not physically or mentally competent does not need to be retained and is not to be made public.

    Make a conforming change to GS 9-6.


  • Summary date: Mar 12 2013 - More information

    Enacts new GS 9-6.2 requiring that the clerk of superior court keep the name and address of each person who is granted an excusal, deferral, or exemption from jury duty as well as the reason it was granted. Requires that the information be kept for no less than two years and made a public record. Effective July 1, 2013.


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