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PRINTER'S NO. 2679
THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
HOUSE BILL
No.
1916
Session of
2019
INTRODUCED BY DERMODY, CEPHAS, SCHLOSSBERG, READSHAW, HANBIDGE,
A. DAVIS, HOHENSTEIN, KINSEY, CALTAGIRONE, MADDEN, OTTEN,
FREEMAN, MURT, SNYDER, RAVENSTAHL, NEILSON, WILLIAMS, HOWARD,
DELLOSO, MARKOSEK, HILL-EVANS, DALEY, McCLINTON, SAMUELSON,
HARKINS, FRANKEL, PYLE, CONKLIN, DeLUCA, YOUNGBLOOD AND
SCHWEYER, OCTOBER 15, 2019
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY, OCTOBER 15, 2019
AN ACT
Amending Title 42 (Judiciary and Judicial Procedure) of the
Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes, in juries and jurors,
further providing for compensation of and travel allowance
for jurors.
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Section 4561(a) of Title 42 of the Pennsylvania
Consolidated Statutes is amended to read:
§ 4561. Compensation of and travel allowance for jurors.
(a) Compensation.--A person summoned to serve as a juror
shall receive compensation at the rate of $9 a day for the first
three days in any calendar year he shall be required to report
for service and $25 a day for each day thereafter in such
calendar year that such person is required to report. In
addition, persons so summoned shall be paid a travel allowance
at the rate of 17¢ per mile circular except that no travel
allowance shall be paid in the first judicial district. An
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employer shall compensate an employee summoned to serve as a
juror such wages, minus compensation received from the county,
that equal the average daily rate of the employee during the
previous 30-day period.
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Section 2. This act shall take effect in 60 days.
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