Bill Status of SB3286 99th General Assembly
Short Description: JURIES-UNLAWFUL DISCRIMINATION
Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson - Napoleon Harris, III, Heather A. Steans, Daniel Biss and William Delgado
| 1/10/2017||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Jury Act. Provides that except as otherwise specifically provided by statute, no person who is qualified and able to serve as a juror may be excluded from jury service in any court of this State on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, order of protection status, disability, military status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or unfavorable discharge from military service. Amends the Code of Civil Procedure. Provides that a party shall not use a peremptory challenge to remove a prospective juror on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, economic status, or sexual orientation.