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CSHB 353(JUD): "An Act exempting certain teachers at certain schools from jury service during school terms; and amending Rule 15(k), Alaska Rules of Administration."

00                       CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 353(JUD)                                                                    
01 "An Act exempting certain teachers at certain schools from jury service during school                                   
02 terms; and amending Rule 15(k), Alaska Rules of 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 shall be excused by the court from                                     
06       service as a juror during the school term if it is shown that the person is a teacher in a                        
07       school that is designated as failing to make adequate yearly progress under P.L. 107-                             
08       110.  In this subsection, "teacher" means a person who serves a school district in a                              
09       teaching capacity in a classroom setting and is required to be certificated in order to                           
10       hold the 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.