H.R. 5848 (112th): Juror Non-Discrimination Act of 2012

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of May 18, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 5848

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 18, 2012

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary

A BILL

To amend title 28, United States Code, to prohibit the exclusion of individuals from service on a Federal jury on account of sexual orientation or gender identity.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Juror Non-Discrimination Act of 2012.

2.

Exclusion from Federal juries on account of sexual orientation or gender identity prohibited

Section 1862 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by inserting sexual orientation, gender identity, after sex.