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s_jud_2018a_2018-03-28t13:45:25z2 Hearing Summary




PUBLIC
BILL SUMMARY For SB18-212

SENATE COMMITTEE ON JUDICIARY
Date Mar 28, 2018      
Location SCR 352



SB18-212 - Referred to Senate Appropriations


01:53:57 PM  

Senator Martinez Humenik explained SB18-212, concerning an increase in the amount of compensation to jurors. She expressed concern about inadequate juror compensation for jury duty.  She mentioned that even a short trial could cause some jurors undue financial hardship if they are left to rely on court-set wages.  She noted that juror compensation has not been increased since 1990.  

Committee members asked about support for the bill.  Senator Martinez Humenik stated that she received no feedback, either in support of or opposition to, the bill.  

There was no public testimony on the bill.  



02:06:51 PM
Motion Refer Senate Bill 18-212 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Kagan
Seconded
Coram Excused
Fields Yes
Kagan Yes
Cooke Yes
Gardner Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 0   EXC: 1   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS