52nd Legislature

                      1991 Regular Session



Passed by the House March 19, 1991

  Yeas 97   Nays 0




Speaker of the

       House of Representatives


Passed by the Senate April 18, 1991

  Yeas 45   Nays 0




President of the Senate












Governor of the State of Washington



I, Alan Thompson, Chief Clerk of the House of Representatives of the State of Washington, do hereby certify that the attached is ENGROSSED SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1729 as passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on the dates hereon set forth.




                                      Chief Clerk











                        Secretary of State   

                       State of Washington  




                       ENGROSSED SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL 1729



                     Passed Legislature - 1991 Regular Session



State of Washington              52nd Legislature             1991 Regular Session


By House Committee on Judiciary (originally sponsored by Representatives Wineberry, Vance, Inslee, Dellwo, Wang, Forner and Anderson; by request of Administrator for the Courts).


Read first time March 5, 1991.  Preparing a plan for an expanded juror list.

     AN ACT Relating to the jury source list; and creating a new section.




     NEW SECTION.  Sec. 1.      (1) The office of the administrator for the courts, the Washington state superior court judges association, the district and municipal court judges association, the Washington state association of county clerks, the office of financial management, the secretary of state, the Washington state association of county auditors, the department of licensing, the Washington state bar association, the association of Washington superior court administrators, and the Washington state association for court administration shall prepare a plan to implement a merging of the list of those persons who have been issued a driver's license in the state of Washington and whose names are in the records maintained by the department of licensing, persons issued identicards under RCW 46.20.117, and the lists of registered voters in each county to form an expanded jury source list.  Other associations or individuals interested in an expanded jury source list may be consulted when developing this plan.

     (2) The plan shall include:  (a) A fiscal analysis of the costs; (b) a recommendation of which costs are to be paid by the state and by local governments; (c) a recommendation of which functions and duties are to be performed by state agencies and local governments; (d) a report on the potential effects of a merged source list; (e) a recommendation of the format the lists from the department of licensing and the lists of registered voters are to be provided for merging; (f) a recommendation of a methodology for merging the lists to form an expanded jury source list; and (g) a recommendation of how the effective use of the expanded jury source list can be implemented by January 1, 1993.

     (3) This plan together with proposed legislation shall be submitted to the legislature by January 1, 1992.