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  494.425.  Persons ineligible for jury service. — The following persons shall be disqualified from serving as a petit or grand juror:

  (1)  Any person who is less than twenty-one years of age;

  (2)  Any person not a citizen of the United States;

  (3)  Any person not a resident of the county or city not within a county served by the court issuing the summons;

  (4)  Any person who has been convicted of a felony, unless such person has been restored to his civil rights;

  (5)  Any person unable to read, speak and understand the English language, unless such person's inability is due to a vision or hearing impairment which can be adequately compensated for through the use of auxiliary aids or services;

  (6)  Any person on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States or any member of the organized militia on active duty under order of the governor;

  (7)  Any judge of a court of record;

  (8)  Any person who, in the judgment of the court, is incapable of performing the duties of a juror because of mental or physical illness or infirmity.  The juror or the juror's personal representative, may provide the court with documentation from a physician licensed to practice medicine verifying that a mental or physical condition renders the person unfit for jury service for a period of up to twenty-four months.


(L. 1989 S.B. 127, et al., A.L. 2004 S.B. 1211)

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