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Text of the Juror Non-Discrimination Act of 2013

This bill was introduced on January 18, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted. The text of the bill below is as of Jan 18, 2013 (Introduced).

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113th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 312

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

January 18, 2013

(for herself, Mr. Blumenauer, Ms. Chu, Mr. Grijalva, Mr. Himes, Mr. Honda, Ms. Lee of California, Mr. McGovern, Ms. Meng, Ms. Moore, Mr. Moran, Ms. Norton, Ms. Loretta Sanchez of California, Ms. Schakowsky, and Mr. Van Hollen) 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 2013 .

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.