S. 3618 (112th): Jury ACCESS Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Sep 21, 2012 (Introduced).

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112th CONGRESS

2d Session

S. 3618

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

September 21, 2012

(for herself, Ms. Collins, and Mr. Whitehouse) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and 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 Jury Access for Capable Citizens and Equality in Service Selection Act of 2012 or the Jury ACCESS Act.

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,.