2-216. LIMITATION ON REQUIRED JURY SERVICE. In any two (2) year period, or a longer period not to exceed five (5) years, as determined by the administrative judge of a judicial district, a person shall not be required:
(1) To serve or attend court for prospective service as a trial juror more than ten (10) court days, except if necessary to complete service in a particular case;
(2) To be available for jury service for a period to exceed six (6) months; provided however, that the administrative district judge for the judicial district in which a county is located may by order specify a shorter term of required availability for jury service;
(3) To serve on more than one (1) grand jury; or
(4) To serve as both a grand and trial juror.
Appearance for jury service, whether or not the roll is called, shall be credited toward required jury service. Appearance for jury service may include telephone standby as permitted by the administrative judge of the district.
[2-216, added 1971, ch. 169, sec. 15, p. 799; am. 1977, ch. 54, sec. 1, p. 105; am. 1978, ch. 83, sec. 1, p. 157; am. 2001, ch. 120, sec. 3, p. 415; am. 2002, ch. 94, sec. 7, p. 261.]