ASSEMBLY, No. 2307
STATE OF NEW JERSEY
INTRODUCED SEPTEMBER 16, 1996
By Assemblywoman QUIGLEY and Assemblyman IMPREVEDUTO
An Act concerning juror fees and amending P.L.1993, c.275.
Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:
1. Section 19 of P.L.1993, c.275 (C.22A:1-1.1)is amended to read as follows:
19. Every person serving as a juror in New Jersey courts, whether as a grand or petit juror, shall receive, for each day's attendance at such courts, the sum of [$5.00] $20.00. The Assignment Judge of the vicinage shall designate the method of juror payment.
The Assignment Judge shall keep an account of all juror fees paid under this section and provide each juror with a statement of the number of days the juror served and the amount of fees to which the juror is entitled.
2. This act shall take effect immediately.
This bill would increase juror compensation, which is currently $5.00 per day, to $20.00 per day.
Increases juror compensation to $20.00 per day.