2015 Georgia Code
Title 15 - COURTS
Chapter 12 - JURIES
Article 1 - GENERAL PROVISIONS
§ 15-12-7 - Compensation of court bailiffs and expense allowance for trial or grand jurors

GA Code § 15-12-7 (2015) What's This?

(a) The first grand jury impaneled at the fall term of the superior courts of the several counties shall fix:

(1) The compensation of court bailiffs in the superior courts of such counties for the next succeeding year, such compensation not to be less than $5.00 per diem. The same compensation shall be allowed to bailiffs of the several state courts and special courts as is allowed bailiffs in the superior court of the county in which the state or special court is located;

(2) An expense allowance for trial or grand jurors in the superior courts of such counties for the next succeeding year not to be less than $5.00 nor to exceed $50.00 per diem. The same expense allowance shall be allowed to jurors of the several state courts and special courts as is allowed jurors in the superior court of the county in which the state or special court is located; and

(3) An expense allowance for grand jurors, such expense allowance not to be less than $5.00 nor to exceed $50.00 per diem.

(b) Any increase in the compensation of court bailiffs or increases in expense allowances for jurors fixed by a grand jury shall be subject to the approval of the governing authority of the county.

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