assembly Bill A2374A

Signed By Governor
2009-2010 Legislative Session

Enacts the "jury pool fair representation act"

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2010 signed chap.112
Jun 04, 2010 delivered to governor
May 03, 2010 returned to assembly
passed senate
Feb 24, 2010 3rd reading cal.123
substituted for s2613a
Feb 09, 2010 referred to judiciary
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 06, 2010 ordered to third reading cal.204
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 22, 2009 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.567
rules report cal.567
reported
Jun 09, 2009 reported referred to rules
Jun 02, 2009 print number 2374a
Jun 02, 2009 amend (t) and recommit to judiciary
Jan 15, 2009 referred to judiciary

A2374 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2613
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Add §528, Judy L

A2374 - Summary

Enacts the "jury pool fair representation act"; provides for the collection of demographic data for jurors who present for service and for the submission of such data in an annual report to the governor, speaker of the assembly, temporary president of the senate and the chief judge of the court of appeals.

A2374 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2374

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. LANCMAN, JEFFRIES, LENTOL, ARROYO, ESPAILLAT,
  GREENE, WRIGHT, HIKIND, PEOPLES, CAMARA, ZEBROWSKI, KELLNER,  FARRELL,
  COOK, GLICK, McENENY, GOTTFRIED, DelMONTE -- read once and referred to
  the Committee on Judiciary

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  judiciary  law, in relation to the selection of
  jurors, updating sources of name lists on a quarterly basis, requiring
  the commissioner of jurors to collect demographic data for jurors  who
  present for jury service and the sending of juror notices

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "jury  pool
fair representation act".
  S  2.  Section  506 of the judiciary law, as amended by section 109 of
part B of chapter 436 of the  laws  of  1997,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  S 506. Source of names. (A) The commissioner of jurors shall cause the
names  of  prospective  jurors  to  be selected at random from the voter
registration lists, [and from such other available lists  of  the  resi-
dents of the county as the chief administrator of the courts shall spec-
ify,  such  as] lists of utility subscribers, INCLUDING GAS AND ELECTRIC
UTILITY SUBSCRIBERS, licensed operators of  motor  vehicles,  registered
owners of motor vehicles, state and local INCOME AND PROPERTY taxpayers,
persons  applying  for  or  receiving  family AND INDIVIDUAL assistance,
medical assistance or safety net  assistance,  persons  receiving  state
unemployment  benefits,  PERSONS  WHO  RECEIVE  STUDENT  AID ASSISTANCE,
PERSONS WHO RECEIVE THE SENIOR CITIZEN RENT INCREASE EXEMPTION,  PERSONS
WHO  RECEIVE WORKERS' COMPENSATION, TELEPHONE SERVICE SUBSCRIBERS, CABLE
TELEVISION SUBSCRIBERS, PERSONS RESIDING IN PUBLIC HOUSING, and  persons
who  have volunteered to serve as jurors by filing with the commissioner
their names and places of residence AND FROM OTHER  AVAILABLE  LISTS  OF
THE  RESIDENTS  OF  THE  COUNTY AS THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COURTS
SHALL SPECIFY.
  SUCH LISTS SHALL BE UPDATED ON A QUARTERLY BASIS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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A2374A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2613
Law Section:
Judiciary Law
Laws Affected:
Add §528, Judy L

A2374A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the "jury pool fair representation act"; provides for the collection of demographic data for jurors who present for service and for the submission of such data in an annual report to the governor, speaker of the assembly, temporary president of the senate and the chief judge of the court of appeals.

A2374A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

A2374A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 2374--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 15, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. LANCMAN, JEFFRIES, LENTOL, ARROYO, ESPAILLAT,
  WRIGHT, HIKIND, PEOPLES, CAMARA, ZEBROWSKI,  KELLNER,  FARRELL,  COOK,
  GLICK,  McENENY,  GOTTFRIED,  DelMONTE,  JAFFEE,  SCHROEDER,  PERALTA,
  COLTON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  LATIMER  --  read  once  and
  referred  to  the Committee on Judiciary -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the judiciary law, in relation to enacting the "jury
  pool fair representation act"

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the "jury pool
fair representation act".
  S 2. The judiciary law is amended by adding a new section 528 to  read
as follows:
  S  528.  COLLECTION  OF DEMOGRAPHIC DATA.   THE COMMISSIONER OF JURORS
SHALL COLLECT DEMOGRAPHIC DATA FOR JURORS WHO PRESENT FOR JURY  SERVICE,
INCLUDING EACH JUROR'S RACE AND/OR ETHNICITY, AGE AND SEX, AND THE CHIEF
ADMINISTRATOR OF THE COURTS SHALL SUBMIT THE DATA IN AN ANNUAL REPORT TO
THE  GOVERNOR,  THE  SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY, THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
THE SENATE AND THE CHIEF JUDGE OF THE COURT OF APPEALS.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the ninetieth day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01061-02-9