Summary

                            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.

Introduced in Senate
Jury Access for Capable Citizens and Equality in Service Selection Act of 2017
or the Jury ACCESS Act

This bill 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 against exclusion on account of race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, or economic status).



                        

Actions

  • Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.

    Mar 15th, 2017
  • Introduced in Senate

    Mar 15th, 2017