HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

H.B. NO.

213

TWENTY-EIGHTH LEGISLATURE, 2015

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

Relating to Jury Duty.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


SECTION 1. Section 612-8, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending its title and subsection (a) to read as follows:

"612-8 Pay of jurors; mileage fee; bus fare; parking violations exemption. (a) Each juror or prospective juror shall be paid $30 for each day of actual attendance at court. In addition, each juror or prospective juror shall be paid the higher of either:

(1) 33 cents for each mile actually and necessarily traveled in going to and from court[.]; or

(2) The cost of an adult bus fare to and from the court.

A person who appears at the time for which that person is summoned to court for jury duty may be allowed the mileage fee or bus fare although the person, upon that person's request, is subsequently excused or exempted from jury service."

SECTION 2. Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken. New statutory material is underscored.

SECTION 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Jury Duty; Transportation Costs; Bus Fare

 

Description:

Provides for the payment of bus fare to jurors and prospective jurors as an alternative to the mileage fee.

 

 

 

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