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Bill Number: 179 Ratification Number: 306 Act Number 299 Introducing Body: Senate Subject: Use of a computer to draw and summon the grand jury
(A299, R306, S179)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 14-7-140, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO DRAWING AND SUMMONING JURORS BY UTILIZING A COMPUTER, SO AS TO INCLUDE JURORS FOR THE GRAND JURY.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Use of a computer to draw and summon the grand jury
SECTION 1. Section 14-7-140 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 14-7-140. In lieu of the manner required by this chapter, the jury commissioners of a county, when drawing and summoning jurors for the court of common pleas or general sessions or the grand jury, may at the discretion of the governing body of the county utilize a computer for this purpose in the manner the Supreme Court by order directs."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.