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S. 3618: 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... Read More

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This bill was introduced on Sep 21, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not passed.

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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.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

This Act may be cited as the ``Jury Access for Capable Citizens and Equality in Service Selection Act of 2012'' or the ``Jury ACCESS Act''.

SEC. 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,''. <all>

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