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2011 House Bill 4403: Revise jury duty detail

Public Act 3 of 2011

  1. Introduced by Rep. Shanelle Jackson (D) on March 9, 2011, to require county jury boards to send a juror qualifications questionnaire to persons who previously failed to return the questionnaire. This would prevent jury duty dodgers from avoiding future calls to duty.
    • Referred to the House Judiciary Committee on March 9, 2011.
      • Reported in the House on May 5, 2011, without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  2. Passed 107 to 0 in the House on June 30, 2011.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  3. Received in the Senate on July 13, 2011.
    • Referred to the Senate Judiciary Committee on July 13, 2011.
      • Reported in the Senate on September 21, 2011, with the recommendation that the bill pass.
  4. Passed 35 to 0 in the Senate on January 19, 2012, to require county jury boards to send a juror qualifications questionnaire to persons who previously failed to return the questionnaire. This would prevent jury duty dodgers from avoiding future calls to duty.
    Who Voted "Yes" and Who Voted "No"

  5. Signed by Gov. Rick Snyder on February 7, 2012.

Comments

Re: 2011 House Bill 4403 (Revise jury duty detail )  by .45fan on January 25, 2012 

 So I have to ask; Why the few of us that still have a job are going to be "FORCED" to lose everything because somebody else breaks the law? I work out of town so the last time I got stuck in the jury debacle it cost me just over $1100.00 in lost wages. The whopping $15.00 a day for pay is what it cost to park in downtown Detroit.


I want to personally thank the MI lawmakers for making yet another thing in MI so bad that I am feeling I need to move out of this state.



2011 House Bill 4403 (Revise jury duty detail )  by admin on January 1, 2001 
Introduced in the House on March 9, 2011

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