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SB 166 (BR 1278) - D. Thayer

     AN ACT relating to juries and making an appropriation therefor.
     Amend KRS 29A.100 allow a prospective juror to have one postponement of jury service upon request; amend KRS 29A.130 to provide that a person summoned for jury duty need only serve on one petit jury; amend KRS 29A.160 to prohibit an employer from requiring an employee to use leave time while absent from work to serve on a jury; create a new section of KRS Chapter 29A to prohibit the concurrent summoning of two or more employees from a business consisting of five or fewer employees; create a new section of KRS Chapter 29A to create a lengthy trial fund to supplement the pay of jurors who serve on lengthy civil trials; provide short title of, "The Jury Patriotism Act."

     Feb 13-introduced in Senate; to Judiciary (S)


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