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Louisiana Jury Service Eligibility, Amendment 6 (1999)

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Louisiana Amendment 6 (General) provides that persons who are 70 years of age or older shall be exempt from jury service and may decline to serve as jurors, but may elect to serve if they meet the other qualifications. It was on the November 7, 1999 election ballot in Louisiana where it passed, with 64% of voters in favor.

Election results

Amendment 6 (General)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 3,947 63.93%
No2,22736.07%

Text of measure

The language that appeared on the ballot:

To provide that persons who are seventy years of age or older shall be exempt from jury service and may decline to serve as jurors, but may elect to serve as jurors if they meet the other qualifications for service as a juror. [Amends Article V, Section 33(B)]

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