Session of 1998
SENATE BILL No. 579
By Committee on Judiciary
AN ACT concerning jurors; relating to
qualifications; amending K.S.A.
10 43-158 and repealing
the existing section.
12 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the
State of Kansas:
13 Section 1. K.S.A.
43-158 is hereby amended to read as follows: 43-
14 158. The following persons shall be excused
from jury service: (a) Persons
15 unable to ;
and understand the English language with a degree
16 of proficiency sufficient to
out respond to a jury questionnaire form
17 prepared by the commissioner;
18 (b) persons under
adjudication of incompetency;
19 (c) persons who within
ten (10) 10 years immediately preceding
20 been convicted of or pleaded guilty, or
nolo contendere, to an indictment
21 or information charging a felony.
22 Sec. 2. K.S.A.
43-158 is hereby repealed.
23 Sec. 3. This act
shall take effect and be in force from and after its
24 publication in the statute book.