Section 12-16-34

Compensation of members.

(a) Upon written order of the presiding circuit judge or his designee, the jury commission shall meet on such days as are required to replenish the number of names in the trial court jury box and to perform such other necessary duties as are related thereto. Each member of the jury commission shall be paid the sum of $10.00 for each day he is actually engaged in the discharge of his duties pursuant to the order of the presiding circuit judge. The president of each jury commission shall submit all claims for compensation for its members along with a copy of the order of the presiding circuit judge to the Administrative Director of Courts. Claims shall be submitted on such forms as may be prescribed by the Administrative Director of Courts, and, if approved, shall be processed and paid by the state.

(b) The compensation of each member of the commission shall not exceed for any year of his term the following amounts:

(1) In counties of 25,000 population or less, $200.00;

(2) In counties exceeding 25,000 and not exceeding 50,000 population, $500.00; and

(3) In counties having a population of more than 50,000, but not more than 600,000, $600.00; and

(4) In counties having a population of more than 600,000, $1,200.00.

(Acts 1939, No. 59, p. 86; Code 1940, T. 30, §12; Acts 1953, No. 743, p. 1006; Acts 1978, No. 821, p. 1207, §2; Acts 1983, No. 83-512, p. 734, §1; Acts 1984, No. 84-259, p. 431, §1.)