H284 - Civil Contempt/Jury Duty (SL 2015-210)

Session Year 2015

Overview: S.L. 2015-210 clarifies that imposition of a fine is not an allowable sanction for civil contempt and permits excused jury duty for students attending postsecondary schools out-of-state.

The provision pertaining to civil contempt became effective October 1, 2015, and applies to civil contempt orders entered on or after that date. The provisions pertaining to jury duty became effective on August 11, 2015, and apply to requests for excusal from jury service made on or after that date.

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