Students, full-time; exemption from jury service while classes are in session. (HB2045)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Exemption from jury service; students. Provides that any person who is enrolled in and attends, as a full-time student, an accredited public or private institution of higher education that is located more than 50 miles away from the court where he is summoned to jury service shall be exempt from jury service upon his request. This exemption only applies to jury service during any term of court while classes are in session at the institution of higher education. Read the Bill »


02/11/2009: In Subcommittee


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 095581512
01/13/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/20/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
01/26/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/28/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Read first time
02/02/2009Read second time
02/02/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/02/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB2045E
02/02/2009Printed as engrossed 095581512-E
02/03/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2009Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
02/11/2009Assigned Courts sub: Civil
02/23/2009Stricken at the request of Patron in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)