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Bill Number: 3339 Ratification Number: 37 Act Number 23 Introducing Body: House Subject: Drawing of magistrates' juries by computer
(A23, R37, H3339)
AN ACT TO AMEND THE CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, BY ADDING SECTION 22-2-195 SO AS TO PROVIDE THAT JURORS FOR MAGISTRATES' COURTS IN A COUNTY, AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY GOVERNING BODY, MAY BE DRAWN AND SUMMONED BY COMPUTER IN THE MANNER THE SUPREME COURT BY ORDER DIRECTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Drawing of magistrates' juries by computer
SECTION 1. The 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 22-2-195. In lieu of the manner required by this chapter, jurors for magistrates' courts in a county, at the discretion of the governing body of the county, may be drawn and summoned by computer in the manner the Supreme Court by order directs."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.