33-138. Juror; compensation; mileage.

(1) Each member of a grand or petit jury in a district court or county court shall receive for his or her services thirty dollars for each day employed in the discharge of his or her duties prior to January 1, 1994, and thirty-five dollars for each such day on or after such date and mileage at the rate provided in section 81-1176 for each mile necessarily traveled. No juror shall be entitled to pay for the days he or she is voluntarily absent or excused from service by order of the court. No juror shall be entitled to pay for nonjudicial days unless actually employed in the discharge of his or her duties as a juror on such days.

(2) In the event that any temporary release from service, other than that obtained by the request of a juror, shall occasion an extra trip or trips to and from the residence of any juror or jurors the court may, by special order, allow mileage for such extra trip or trips.

(3) Payment of jurors for service in the district and county courts shall be made by the county.

(4) A juror may voluntarily waive payment under this section for his or her service as a juror.

Source:Laws 1867, § 2, p. 90; Laws 1911, c. 51, § 1, p. 234; R.S.1913, § 2463; Laws 1919, c. 115, § 1, p. 280; C.S.1922, § 2404; Laws 1929, c. 105, § 1, p. 395; C.S.1929, § 33-143; Laws 1933, c. 62, § 1, p. 296; C.S.Supp.,1941, § 33-143; R.S.1943, § 33-138; Laws 1947, c. 125, § 1, p. 364; Laws 1957, c. 134, § 1, p. 450; Laws 1965, c. 187, § 1, p. 578; Laws 1969, c. 278, § 1, p. 1045; Laws 1974, LB 736, § 1; Laws 1981, LB 204, § 54; Laws 1984, LB 13, § 75; Laws 1991, LB 147, § 1; Laws 2003, LB 760, § 14; Laws 2012, LB865, § 3.

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