Maine LD 160: An Act To Provide Reasonable Compensation to Jurors

LD 160 (subjects: COURTS , JURORS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=160&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. Timothy Theriault of China: (R – District 79) — e-mail | Twitter | Facebook

6 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/29/2015 House Committee on Judiciary suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
2/3/2015 Senate On motion by Senator VOLK of Cumberland REFERRED to the Committee on Judiciary, in concurrence.
3/12/2015 Senate Pursuant to Joint Rule 310.3 Placed in Legislative Files (DEAD)

Bill Text

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An Act To Provide Reasonable Compensation to Jurors

Be it enacted by the People of the State of Maine as follows:

Sec. 1. 14 MRSA 1215, as amended by PL 1991, c. 528, Pt. E, 13 and affected by Pt. RRR and amended by c. 591, Pt. E, 13, is further amended to read:

1215. Mileage and compensation of jurors

A juror is entitled to paid mileage at the rate of 15 44 per mile for travel expenses from the juror’s residence to the place of holding court and return and to compensation at the rate of $10 $32 for each day of required attendance at sessions of the court.

summary

This bill increases the mileage reimbursement for citizens who serve as jurors from 15 per mile to 44 per mile and the per diem compensation to $32 per day, the amount paid to Legislators for meals.

Patterns of Support

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Note: Maine Clean Elections Act (MCEA) Qualified candidates only accept a small dollar value of initial contributions early in their campaigns, pledge not to accept further campaign contributions from private sources, and receive public funding for their campaigns. MCEA Non-Qualified candidates choose not to obtain public funding and instead are free to accept campaign contributions from individuals, party committees, political action committees and business sources.


This information about LD 160 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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