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25-1628. Jury list; howmade up.(1) At least once each calendar year,the officer having charge of the election records shall furnish to the jurycommissioner a complete list of the names, dates of birth, addresses,and motor vehicle operator license numbers or state identification card numbers ofall registered electors nineteen years of age or older in the county. TheDepartment of Motor Vehicles shall make available to each jury commissionereach December a list in magnetic, optical, digital, or other electronic formatmutually agreed to by the jury commissioner and the department containingthe names, dates of birth, addresses, and motor vehicle operator license numbersor state identification card numbers of all licensed motor vehicleoperators and state identification card holders nineteen years of age or olderin the county. The jury commissioner may request such a list of licensed motorvehicle operators and state identification card holders from the county treasurerif the county treasurer has an automated procedure for developing such lists.If a jury commissioner requests similar lists at other times from the department,the cost of processing such lists shall be paid by the county which the requestingjury commissioner serves.(2) Upon receipt of both lists described in subsection (1)of this section, the jury commissioner shall combine the separate lists andattempt to reduce duplication to the best of his or her ability to producea master list. In counties having a population of seven thousandinhabitants or more, the jury commissioner shall produce a master list atleast once each calendar year. In counties having a population of three thousand inhabitants but lessthan seven thousand inhabitants,the jury commissioner shall produce a master list at least once every twocalendar years. In countieshaving a population of less than three thousand inhabitants, the jury commissionershall produce a master list at least once every five calendar years.(3) The proposed juror list shall be derived by selectingfrom the master list the name of the person whose numerical order on suchlist corresponds with the key number and each successive tenth name thereafter.The jury commissioner shall certify that the proposed juror list has beenmade in accordance with sections 25-1625 to 25-1637.(4) Any duplication of names on a master list shall not begrounds for quashing any panel pursuant to section 25-1637 or for the disqualificationof any juror. SourceLaws 1915, c. 248, § 4, p. 569; C.S.1922, § 9098; C.S.1929, § 20-1628; R.S.1943, § 25-1628; Laws 1957, c. 88, § 1, p. 337; Laws 1971, LB 11, § 1; Laws 1985, LB 113, § 2; Laws 1988, LB 111, § 1; Laws 1989, LB 82, § 1; Laws 2003, LB 19, § 5; Laws 2005, LB 402, § 1; Laws 2009, LB35, § 10; Laws 2010, LB712, § 3.Operative Date: July 15, 2010AnnotationsA defendant in a criminal case is not entitled to a proportionate number of his race on the jury. State v. Gutierrez, 187 Neb. 383, 191 N.W.2d 164 (1971).