H.R. 4395 (97th): A bill to extend to all petit and grand jurors in the United States district courts eligibility for compensation for work injuries under title 5, United States Code, to provide for the taxing of attorney fees, as court costs, for a court appointed attorney in an action brought by a juror to protect his employment rights, and to authorize the service of jury summonses by ordinary mail.

Introduced:
Aug 04, 1981 (97th Congress, 1981–1982)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Robert Kastenmeier
Representative for Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.R. 6872 (Related)
Federal Court Reform Act of 1982

Passed House
Last Action: Sep 20, 1982

 
Status

This bill was introduced on August 4, 1981, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Aug 04, 1981
Referred to Committee Aug 04, 1981
 
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Cosponsors
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House Judiciary

Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet

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8/4/1981--Introduced.
Makes Federal petit and grand jurors eligible for disability compensation payments under title five of the United States Code. Permits a Federal court to tax a defendant employer, as costs payable to the court, the attorney fees and expenses incurred on behalf of a prevailing employee in cases wherein such employer has adversely affected the employment of such employee due to the latter's jury service. Allows the service of jury summonses by first class mail.

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