2017 Tennessee Code
Title 40 - Criminal Procedure
Chapter 25 - Fees of Officers
§ 40-25-115. Certification of jury expenses in misdemeanor cases.
- (a) The expenses of keeping a jury in any misdemeanor case in which the county may eventually become liable, may, in the discretion of the court, be certified, upon the adjournment of the court, to the judge of the general sessions court, who shall issue a warrant for the jury expenses to any person authorized to receive it; provided, that all persons having bills against the county shall first make oath before the clerk of the circuit or criminal court that the bills are true and correct, and the clerk shall affix the clerk's certificate thereto.
- (b) All the bills shall then be read and presented in open court to the judge and the district attorney general, for their inspection and allowance, if correct.
- (c) The clerk of the court shall be required to enter the amounts of the bills as may be so approved and allowed, upon the minutes of the court, and shall certify the amounts of the bills in writing on the face of each original bill, attach the seal of the clerk's office, and forward the bill to the proper authorities for payment, for which the clerk shall receive a fee of fifty cents (50cent(s)), to be paid by the party to whom the bill belongs.
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