IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
June 17, 2021
Mrs. Shaheen (for herself, Ms. Collins, Mrs. Murray, Mr. Whitehouse, Ms. Cantwell, Ms. Baldwin, Mr. Markey, and Ms. Cortez Masto) 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 2021 or the
Jury ACCESS Act of 2021.
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