April 16, 2013, Introduced by Reps. Cotter, Singh, Walsh, Victory, Lyons, Kelly, Knezek and Oakes and referred to the Committee on Judiciary.
A bill to amend 1961 PA 236, entitled
"Revised judicature act of 1961,"
by amending section 1335 (MCL 600.1335), as amended by 2004 PA 12.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:
Sec. 1335. (1) The chief judge of the court to which a person
is returned as a juror may excuse the person from serving when it
appears that the interests of the public or of the individual juror
will be materially injured by his or her attendance or the health
of the juror or that of a member of his or her family requires his
or her absence from court.
(2) The chief judge of the court to which a person is returned
as a juror shall postpone the person's term of service until the
end of the school year if the person is a full-time student
enrolled in and attending high school.
(3) The chief judge of the court to which a person is returned
as a juror shall, upon request, postpone the person's term of
service until the end of the academic year if the person is a full-
time student enrolled in and attending a college, community
college, or university and the person provides satisfactory proof
that the term of service will likely interfere with his or her