ENTITLED, An Act to provide for excusing certain elderly persons from jury duty upon request.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:
Section 1. That chapter 16-13 be amended by adding thereto a NEW SECTION to read as follows:
Any person eighty years of age or older may request to be excused from jury duty. The judge shall give substantial weight to the person's request to be relieved from jury duty, balancing the request with the need to impanel a jury.
An Act to provide for excusing certain elderly persons from jury duty upon request.
I certify that the attached Act originated in the
HOUSE as Bill No. 1163
Speaker of the House
President of the Senate
Secretary of the Senate
House Bill No. 1163
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______
Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,
20____ at ____________ M.
for the Governor
The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___
STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
Office of the Secretary of State
Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.
Secretary of State
Asst. Secretary of State