612-6 Exempt when. [Section effective until February 28, 2017. For section effective March 1, 2017, see below.] A person may claim exemption from service as a juror if the person is:

(1) An elected official while the legislature is in session, or a judge of the United States, State, or county;

(2) An actively practicing physician or dentist;

(3) A member of the armed forces or militia when on active service and deployed out-of-state;

(4) An active member of a police or fire department;

(5) A person who has served as a juror, either in a court of this State or the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii, within one year preceding the time of filling out the juror qualification form;

(6) An active member of an emergency medical services agency;

(7) A person living more than seventy miles from the court for which jury service is required; or

(8) A person eighty years of age or older.

For purposes of this section, "emergency medical services agency" means any government agency, private agency, or company that provides ambulance services, emergency medical services, or disaster medical services. [L 1973, c 191, pt of 1; gen ch 1985; am L 1987, c 366, 3; am L 2006, c 313, 1; am L 2007, c 87, 1]

 

 

612-6 Exempt when. [Section effective March 1, 2017. For section effective until February 28, 2017, see above.] A person may claim exemption from service as a juror if the person is:

(1) An elected official while the legislature is in session, or a judge of the United States, State, or county;

(2) An actively practicing physician or dentist;

(3) A member of the armed forces or militia when on active service and deployed out-of-state;

(4) An active member of a police or fire department;

(5) A person who has served as a juror, either in a court of this State or the United States District Court for the District of Hawaii, within one year preceding the time of filling out the juror qualification form;

(6) An active member of an emergency medical services agency;

(7) A person living more than seventy miles from the court for which jury service is required;

(8) A person eighty years of age or older; or

(9) A woman who is breastfeeding a child or expressing breast milk for a period of two years from the birth of the child.

For purposes of this section, "emergency medical services agency" means any government agency, private agency, or company that provides ambulance services, emergency medical services, or disaster medical services. [L 1973, c 191, pt of 1; gen ch 1985; am L 1987, c 366, 3; am L 2006, c 313, 1; am L 2007, c 87, 1; am L 2016, c 46, 2]

 

 

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