Deferral of jury service; persons who have legal custody/responsibility for care of a child. (HB1814)

Introduced By

Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Deferral of jury service; persons who have legal custody of and are responsible for the care of a child. Provides that a court may defer or limit jury service of persons who have legal custody of and are responsible for a child or children 16 years of age or younger requiring continuous care by such person during normal court hours to the term of court next after such period of responsibility ends. Under current law, persons with such responsibility are exempt upon request, but no provision is given for the court to defer such person's jury service until after such period of responsibility ends. Amends § 8.01-341.1, § 8.01-341.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

01/10/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Courts of Justice Committee

History

DateAction
12/31/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100437D
12/31/2018Committee
12/31/2018Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/10/2019Assigned Courts sub: Subcommittee #3

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