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Second Regular Session
Sixty-first General Assembly
LLS NO. 980490.01 JJC
SENATE BILL 98022
STATE OF COLORADO
BY SENATOR Tanner;
also REPRESENTATIVE George.
A BILL FOR AN ACT
CONCERNING INCREASES IN TRAVEL BENEFITS FOR SERVICE
IN COURT PROCEEDINGS, AND MAKING AN APPROPRIATION THEREFOR.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced
and does not necessarily reflect any amendments that may be subsequently
Increases the reimbursement rate for juror and witness service from 15 cents per mile to 22 cents per mile.
Changes the reimbursement for juror and witness service from oneway mileage to roundtrip mileage.
Makes an appropriation.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Colorado:
SECTION 1. 1333103 (1), Colorado Revised Statutes, is amended to read:
1333103. Mileage fees of
jurors and witnesses. (1) All
jurors entitled to compensation for mileage in accordance with
the "Colorado Uniform Jury Selection and Service Act",
article 71 of this title, and all witnesses shall receive
TWENTYTWO cents per mile mileage fees in counties of every
class for each mile actually and necessarily traveled in going
from his OR HER place of residence to the place named in the SUMMONS
OR subpoena AND IN RETURNING TO SUCH PLACE OF RESIDENCE.
SECTION 2. Appropriation. In addition to any other appropriation, there is hereby appropriated, out of any moneys in the general fund not otherwise appropriated, to the judicial department, trial courts division, for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 1998, the sum of three hundred three thousand nine hundred sixteen dollars ($303,916 ), or so much thereof as may be necessary, for the implementation of this act.
SECTION 3. Safety
clause. The general assembly hereby finds, determines, and
declares that this act is necessary for the immediate preservation
of the public peace, health, and safety.