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S. 2115: Jury ACCESS Act of 2021


The text of the bill below is as of Jun 17, 2021 (Introduced).


II

117th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 2115

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

June 17, 2021

(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

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 2021 or the Jury ACCESS Act of 2021.

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,.