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§ 4561. Compensation of and travel allowance for jurors

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial ProcedureEffective: December 16, 2002

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part V. Administration of Justice Generally
Chapter 45. Juries and Jurors (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter E. Miscellaneous Provisions
Effective: December 16, 2002
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 4561
§ 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.
(b) State reimbursement.--The Commonwealth shall reimburse each county 80% of the amount expended by the county for such compensation and travel allowance beyond the first three days of service if the juror is participating in a trial or in grand jury proceedings. Application for reimbursement shall be made by the county to the State Treasurer through the Administrative Office pursuant to procedures prescribed by said office. As used in this section, trial participation shall include voir dire examination only if such examination shall have commenced prior to the juror's fourth day of service.
(c) Definition.--As used in this section, the term “jurors” does not apply to those persons summoned to serve on a multicounty investigating grand jury who are reimbursed under section 4553(b) (relating to expenses of investigating grand juries and trials resulting therefrom).


1980, June 26, P.L. 266, No. 78, § 3, imd. effective. Amended 1980, Dec. 5, P.L. 1104, No. 189, § 4, imd. effective; 1982, Dec. 20, P.L. 1409, No. 326, art. II, § 201, effective in 60 days; 2002, Oct. 17, P.L. 880, No. 127, § 2, effective in 60 days.
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 4561, PA ST 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 4561
Current through 2021 Regular Session Act 90. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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