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§ 20.1. Jury panel--Oath or affirmation

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 38. Jurors

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 38. Jurors (Refs & Annos)
38 Okl.St.Ann. § 20.1
§ 20.1. Jury panel--Oath or affirmation
A. Each member of the general jury panel, when reporting for duty as provided for in Section 20 of this title, shall take and subscribe to an oath or affirmation which shall be in substantially the following form:
I, the undersigned, do solemnly swear or affirm that I am a citizen of the United States and a resident of the State of Oklahoma, County of __________. I further swear or affirm that I am eighteen years of age or older.
I further swear or affirm that I have not been convicted of a felony for which a period of time equal to the original judgment and sentence has not expired, or for which I have not been pardoned. I further swear or affirm that I am not now adjudicated as being mentally incompetent and that I do not otherwise have a mental condition which makes me incapable of performing jury service.
I state under penalty of perjury under the laws of Oklahoma that the foregoing is true and correct.
(Signature or mark of general jury panel member)
(Date and place)
B. The oath or affirmation provided for in subsection A of this section shall be maintained in the office of the court clerk as a judicial record. The oath or affirmation required by this section may be taken and signed using an electronic method provided by the court for such purposes, either through the website of the court or otherwise, and may be maintained by the court clerk in electronic format.


Laws 1985, c. 273, § 2; Laws 2013, c. 61, § 3, eff. Nov. 1, 2013.
38 Okl. St. Ann. § 20.1, OK ST T. 38 § 20.1
Current with emergency effective legislation through Chapter 1 of the First Regular Session of the 59th Legislature (2023). Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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