SENATE DOCKET, NO. 71        FILED ON: 1/10/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 793

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Cynthia Stone Creem

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act improving juror service.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

 

Cynthia Stone Creem

First Middlesex and Norfolk

 

Julian Cyr

Cape and Islands

2/3/2017

 



SENATE DOCKET, NO. 71        FILED ON: 1/10/2017

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 793

By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 793) of Cynthia S. Creem and Julian Cyr for legislation to improve juror service.  The Judiciary.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 737 OF 2015-2016.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninetieth General Court
(2017-2018)

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An Act improving juror service.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

SECTION 1. Section 58 of chapter 234A of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2014 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the first sentence and inserting in place thereof the following sentences:- The office of jury commissioner shall provide juror service certificates to all grand and trial jurors who perform juror service. Such certificates shall be provided no later than 14 days after the last business day of each week in which a grand or trial juror performs jury service.