Democratic Assemblyman Bob Wieckowski of
If signed into law, the legislation would make immigrants who are legal permanent residents eligible for jury duty. It would not change other requirements for jurors, such as being at least 18 years old and having English proficiency. They also must live in the county making the summons.
The Assembly passed AB1401 Thursday on a largely party-line vote of 41-26.
Republican Assemblyman Rocky Chavez of