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Jury ACCESS Act
Jury Access for Capable Citizens and Equality in Service Selection Act of 2015

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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.


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Date Actions Overview
02/11/2015Introduced in Senate

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02/11/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
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Cosponsors (4)

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CosponsorDate Cosponsored
Sen. Collins, Susan M. [R-ME]* 02/11/2015
Sen. Whitehouse, Sheldon [D-RI]* 02/11/2015
Sen. Murray, Patty [D-WA]* 02/11/2015
Sen. Markey, Edward J. [D-MA] 05/18/2015

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Senate Judiciary02/11/2015 Referred to

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Introduced in Senate (02/11/2015)

Jury Access for Capable Citizens and Equality in Service Selection Act of 2015 or the Jury ACCESS Act

Amends the federal judicial code to prohibit the exclusion of citizens from service as a grand or petit juror in U.S. district courts or the Court of International Trade on account of sexual orientation or gender identity (thereby expanding the current prohibition on exclusion on account of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or economic status).