HOUSE BILL NO. 26
AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 10 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO JURY COMPENSATION AND REIMBURSEMENT.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE :
Section 1. Amend Section 4514(b), Title 10 of the Delaware Code, by striking the first sentence of subsection (b) and by substituting in lieu thereof the following:
"Jurors shall be paid a per diem rate of $20.00 which shall serve as a daily allowance for reimbursement for travel, parking and other out-of-pocket expenses. An employer shall not consider the reimbursement described in this subsection as pay."
Section 2. Further amend Section 4514(b), Title 10 of the Delaware Code, by striking the word "compensation" as it appears in the second sentence of subsection (b) and substituting the word "reimbursement" in lieu thereof.
Approved May 18,1999