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§ 30a. —  Jury duty exemption of elected officials of legislative branch.

[Laws in effect as of January 24, 2002]
[Document not affected by Public Laws enacted between
  January 24, 2002 and December 19, 2002]
[CITE: 2USC30a]

                          TITLE 2--THE CONGRESS
Sec. 30a. Jury duty exemption of elected officials of 
        legislative branch
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provision of Federal, State or local 
law, no elected official of the legislative branch of the United States 
Government shall be required to serve on a grand or petit jury, convened 
by any Federal, State or local court, whether such service is requested 
by judicial summons or by some other means of compulsion.
    (b) ``Elected official of the legislative branch'' shall mean each 
Member of the United States House of Representatives, the Delegates from 
the District of Columbia, Guam, the American Virgin Islands, and 
American Samoa, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico, and each 
United States Senator.

(Pub. L. 101-520, title III, Sec. 310, Nov. 5, 1990, 104 Stat. 2278.)


    Section is from the Legislative Branch Appropriations Act, 1991.

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