Text: H.R.5848 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/18/2012)


112th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5848


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.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 18, 2012

Mr. Rothman of New Jersey introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary


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 “Juror Non-Discrimination Act of 2012”.

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”.