00RS HB770


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HB 770 (BR 2159) - J. Jenkins

     AN ACT relating to juries.
     Amend KRS 29A.160 to permit an employee to be excused from employment, while serving on a jury, if his or her jury duty responsibilities exceed three hours during the day for which an excuse is sought; specify procedure for excusing shift work employees; specify when and how an employer shall compensate an employee for jury duty service; require that railroad employees, serving on a jury, receive the same mileage pay they would have receive had they reported to work; and amend KRS 29A.170 to require persons paying jurors for their service to issue to each juror a statement showing daily and total amounts of fees and compensation received.

     Feb 22-introduced in House
     Feb 23-to Judiciary (H)

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