Nebraska Revised Statute 25-1647

Chapter 25

25-1647.

Jury commissioner; designation; salary; expenses; duties; salary increase, when effective.

(1) In each county of the State of Nebraska, the clerk of the district court shall serve as the jury commissioner.

(2) In counties having a population in excess of one hundred seventy-five thousand inhabitants, the judges of the district court within such counties shall determine whether the clerk of the district court will receive additional compensation to perform the duties of jury commissioner. The amount of any such additional compensation shall be fixed by the judges of the district court in an amount not to exceed three thousand dollars per annum.

(3) 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.

(4) 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.

(5) This section shall be so interpreted as to effectuate its general purpose, to provide, in the public interest, adequate compensation for the jury commissioner and to permit a change in such salary as soon as the change may become operative under the Constitution of Nebraska.

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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).