Maine LD 57: An Act To Increase Mileage Reimbursement and Compensation for Jurors

LD 57 (subjects: COURTS , JURORS )

Official bill page at mainelegislature.org: http://www.mainelegislature.org/legis/bills/display_ps.asp?ld=57&PID=1456&snum=127


Sponsors | Actions | Bill Text & Amendments | Patterns of Support


Sponsors

Principal Sponsor: Rep. John L. Martin of Eagle Lake: (D – District 151) — e-mail

9 Cosponsors:

Actions

Chamber

Action
1/14/2015 House Committee on Judiciary suggested and ordered printed.
The Bill was REFERRED to the Committee on JUDICIARY.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
1/20/2015 Senate On motion by Senator Burns of Washington, REFERRED to the Committee on Judiciary, in concurrence.
4/28/2015 House CONSENT CALENDAR – FIRST DAY
4/29/2015 House Committee on Bills in the Second Reading Reports no further verbal amendments necessary Representative McLEAN of Gorham, Chair, House of Representatives Report Accepted.
CONSENT CALENDAR – SECOND DAY.
The Bill was PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED as Amended by Committee Amendment “A” (H-90).
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
4/30/2015 Senate Report READ and ACCEPTED , in concurrence.
READ ONCE
Committee Amendment “A” (H-90) READ and ADOPTED , in concurrence.
ASSIGNED FOR SECOND READING NEXT LEGISLATIVE DAY.
5/5/2015 Senate COMMITTEE ON BILLS IN THE SECOND READING REPORTS NO FURTHER VERBAL AMENDMENTS NECESSARY, Senator Saviello, Senate Chair. REPORT ACCEPTED.
READ A SECOND TIME and PASSED TO BE ENGROSSED AS AMENDED BY Committee Amendment “A” (H-90), in concurrence.
Ordered sent down forthwith.
5/7/2015 House PASSED TO BE ENACTED.
Sent for concurrence. ORDERED SENT FORTHWITH.
5/12/2015 Senate On motion by Senator HAMPER of Oxford PLACED ON THE SPECIAL APPROPRIATIONS TABLE pending ENACTMENT , in concurrence.
7/16/2015 Senate The Bill was in the possession of the Senate when the Legislature adjourned Sine Die and was placed in the Legislative Files. (DEAD)

Bill Text & Amendments

Important Note: The bill text below presents L.D. 57 as originally introduced. L.D. 57 was changed by the legislature through amendment. To understand the impact of this legislation in proper context, be sure to read adopted amendment text, available here: C-A (H-90) .

An Act To Increase Mileage Reimbursement and Compensation for 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 c. 528, 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 per mile specified for state employees in Title 5, section 8 for travel expenses from the juror’s residence to the place of holding court and return and to compensation at the rate of $10 $20 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. It restores the per diem compensation to $20 per day, the rate paid to jurors until 1991.

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 57 was last updated on 2016-05-12.
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