Exemption of military reservists from jury duty

The House Judiciary Committee heard HB 1131 concerning exemption of military reservists from jury duty authored by Rep. Hamm and Rep. Saunders. Rep. Hamm presented the bill that provides an exemption from jury service for individuals on reserve duty while on military orders.  Representatives of the Veterans Coalition of Indiana, the Disabled Veterans Association, gave supporting testimony, and a reservist testified that the bill was necessary to correct an oversight in the law. The bill passed 8-0.

Read the bill at http://iga.in.gov/legislative/2015/bills/house/1131.