An Act To Raise Juror Pay to $50 per Day
Sec. 1. 14 MRSA §1215, as amended by PL 2015, c. 267, Pt. PPP, §1, 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 for travel expenses from the juror's residence to the place of holding court and return, except that, beginning July 1, 2016, a juror is entitled to paid mileage at the rate established in Title 5, section 8. A juror is entitled to compensation at the rate of $15 $50 for each day of required attendance at sessions of the court.
This bill increases a juror's daily compensation rate from $15 to $50.