2009 House Bill 1163 - Enrolled

        
AN ACT

        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.

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I certify that the attached Act originated in the

HOUSE as Bill No. 1163

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Chief Clerk
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Speaker of the House

Attest:

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Chief Clerk

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President of the Senate

Attest:

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Secretary of the Senate

House Bill No. 1163
File No. ____
Chapter No. ______  
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Received at this Executive Office this _____ day of _____________ ,

20____ at ____________ M.


By _________________________
for the Governor
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The attached Act is hereby approved this ________ day of ______________ , A.D., 20___

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Governor
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STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA,
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Office of the Secretary of State

Filed ____________ , 20___
at _________ o'clock __ M.

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Secretary of State

By _________________________
Asst. Secretary of State
 


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