2003-2004 Regular Session - SB 523
Patriot Jury Act; guidelines for exemptions of jury duty; postponements
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Article 1 of Chapter 12 of Title 15 of the O.C.G.A., relating to general provisions for juries, so as to change provisions relating to exemptions and postponement of jury duty; to provide a short title; to provide a statement of policy; to provide for guidelines for exemptions for jury duty; to provide for the implementation of a juror management program in each state and superior court; to provide for the completion of jury duty; to amend Code Section 34-1-3 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to discrimination against an employee for attending a judicial proceeding in response to a court order or process, so as to change provisions regarding a certain type of discrimination; to provide for related matters; to provide for effective dates; to provide for applicability; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/16/2004 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/13/2004 - Senate Hopper