Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Quick Bill Update: Juror Qualifications

HB 234: Juror Qualifications/Disabilities was on the calendar yesterday for third reading. There was a debate about the age section of the bill. There was no more debate regarding the rights of people who are deaf or hard of hearing to serve. The final vote was 106 in favor to 12 opposed.

The bill will now go to the Senate. Senator Clodfelter and Senator Brunstetter will lead the bill through the committee and floor debate.

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