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AN ACT concerning courts.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Jury Act is amended by changing Section 2 as
(705 ILCS 305/2)
(from Ch. 78, par. 2)
(a) At the September meeting of the county board in each
year in the
respective counties in this State, except those
commissioners, the board shall select from the
the number of persons
as the judges of the circuit courts,
to be held in the county
succeeding year, may by
joint action determine to serve as petit jurors. In
having jury commissioners, the persons to serve as petit jurors
shall be selected by the jury commissioners, as provided by
boards, a jury administrator,
commissioners may utilize
the services of the
Office of the Illinois Courts in making these selections.
Jurors in all counties in Illinois must have the legal
herein prescribed. Jurors must be:
(1) Inhabitants of the county.
(2) Of the age of 18 years or upwards.
(3) Free from all legal exception, of fair character,