IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
September 21, 2012
Mrs. Shaheen (for herself, Ms. Collins, and Mr. Whitehouse) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary
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.
This Act may be cited as the
Jury Access for Capable Citizens and
Equality in Service Selection Act of 2012 or the
Jury ACCESS Act.
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
orientation, gender identity, after