|Introduced in House||Passed House||Introduced in Senate||Passed Senate||Became Law|
Juries; fine for failure to respond to questionnaire.
Permits a court to fine a person no more than $200 for failure to respond to a request from a jury commissioner or clerk of court containing questions to ascertain such person's eligibility to serve on a jury. The bill provides that prior to assessing such fine, the court may issue a rule to show cause regarding why the person failed to respond to the request.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:
1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding in Article 3 of Chapter 11 of Title 8.01 a section numbered 8.01-352.1 as follows:
� 8.01-352.1. Failure of person to respond to request from jury commissioner or clerk.
Any person who fails to respond to a request sent by mail by a jury commissioner or clerk of court containing questions to ascertain such persons eligibility to serve on a jury within 10 days of receipt of such request may be fined not more than $200. Prior to assessing such a fine, the court may issue a rule to show cause regarding why such person failed to respond to the request.
|01/20/2020||Senate||Senate: Continued to 2021 in Judiciary (15-Y 0-N)|
|01/07/2020||Senate||Senate: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102796D|
|01/07/2020||Senate||Senate: Referred to Committee on the Judiciary|