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CSHB 353(HES): "An Act relating to jury duty; and amending Rule 15(k), Alaska Rules of Administration."

00                       CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 353(HES)                                                                    
01 "An Act relating to jury duty; and amending Rule 15(k), Alaska Rules of                                                 
02 Administration."                                                                                                        
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:                                                                
04    * Section 1.  AS 09.20.030 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:                                          
05            (b)  A person may claim exemption and may be excused by the court from                                       
06       service as a juror during the school year if it is shown that the person is a teacher in a                        
07       school that has failed to make adequate yearly progress under P.L. 107-110.  In this                              
08       subsection, "teacher" means a person who serves a school district in a teaching                                   
09       capacity in a classroom setting and is required to be certificated in order to hold the                           
10       position.                                                                                                         
11    * Sec. 2.  The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to                         
12 read:                                                                                                                   
13       INDIRECT COURT RULE AMENDMENT.  AS 09.20.030(b), added by sec. 1 of                                               
14 this Act, has the effect of amending Rule 15(k), Alaska Rules of Administration, by                                     
01 establishing an additional cause for exemption from jury service.