Nebraska Revised Statute 25-1625

Chapter 25 Section 1625

25-1625.

Jury commissioner; designation; salary; expenses; duties.

(1) In each county of the State of Nebraska there shall be a jury commissioner.

(2) In counties having a population of not more than seventy-five thousand inhabitants, the clerk of the district court shall be jury commissioner ex officio.

(3) In counties having a population of more than seventy-five thousand, and not more than two hundred thousand inhabitants, the jury commissioner shall be a separate office in the county government or the duties may be performed, when authorized by the judges of the district court within such counties, by the election commissioner. The jury commissioner shall receive an annual salary of not less than twelve hundred dollars.

(4) In counties having a population in excess of two hundred thousand inhabitants, the judges of the district court within such counties shall determine whether the clerk of the district court will perform the duties of jury commissioner without additional compensation or the election commissioner will be jury commissioner ex officio.

(5) In all counties the necessary expenses incurred in the performance of the duties of jury commissioner shall be paid by the county board of the county out of the general fund, upon proper claims approved by one of the district judges in the judicial district and duly filed with the county board.

(6) In all counties the jury commissioner shall prepare and file the annual inventory statement with the county board of the county of all county personal property in his or her custody or possession, as provided in sections 23-346 to 23-350.

Source

  • Laws 1915, c. 248, § 1, p. 568;
  • C.S.1922, § 9095;
  • C.S.1929, § 20-1625;
  • Laws 1931, c. 65, § 5, p. 178;
  • Laws 1939, c. 28, § 20, p. 159;
  • C.S.Supp.,1941, § 20-1625;
  • R.S.1943, § 25-1625;
  • Laws 1947, c. 62, § 9, p. 202;
  • Laws 1953, c. 72, § 6, p. 227;
  • Laws 1961, c. 113, § 1, p. 352;
  • Laws 1971, LB 547, § 1;
  • Laws 1975, LB 527, § 1;
  • Laws 1979, LB 234, § 6;
  • Laws 2003, LB 19, § 4;
  • Laws 2010, LB712, § 2;
  • Laws 2013, LB169, § 1.

Cross References

  • For appointment of election commissioner in counties having a population in excess of one hundred thousand inhabitants, see section 32-207.
  • For appointment of election commissioner in counties having a population of twenty thousand to one hundred thousand inhabitants, see section 32-211.

Annotations

  • Statutory procedure for selection and impaneling of juries in a county the size of Douglas is provided. Maher v. State, 144 Neb. 463, 13 N.W.2d 641 (1944).

  • Jury commissioner act indicates modern trend against advance disclosure of names of jurors. Fetty v. State, 118 Neb. 169, 223 N.W. 955 (1929).