2014 Iowa Code
TITLE XV - JUDICIAL BRANCH AND JUDICIAL PROCEDURES
SUBTITLE 2 - COURTS
CHAPTER 607A - JURIES
SECTION 607A.5 - Automatic excuse from jury service.


IA Code § 607A.5 (2014) What's This?

607A.5  Automatic excuse from jury service.

A person shall be excused from jury service if the person submits written documentation verifying, to the court’s satisfaction, that the person is solely responsible for the daily care of a person with a permanent disability living in the person’s household and that the performance of juror service would cause substantial risk of injury to the health of the person with a disability, or that the person is the mother of a breastfed child and is responsible for the daily care of the child.  However, if the person is regularly employed at a location other than the person’s household, the person shall not be excused under this section.

86 Acts, ch 1108, §13; 94 Acts, ch 1196, §22; 96 Acts, ch 1129, §104

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