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of the tax by him collected, annually, from and after the first day of January, eighteen hundred and fifty-one, which shall be set apart as a special fund for the payment of the Jurors as aforesaid.

Section 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Jury fees of three dollars for every verdict, and the fee of one dollar for every confession, and all other fees now allowed by law, shall be received by the Clerk of the Superior Court of said county, and be by him paid into the County Treasury, together with the eight per cent. as aforesaid, which shall be held by the County Treasurer as a special and separate fund, only to be applied to the payment of Jurors for their services.

Section 4. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That if the provisions in the second and third sections should not be sufficient to pay off the Jurors, then it shall be the duty of the Inferior Court to levy a tax so as to make up the deficiency, in order to pay the Jurors promptly at each term of the Court.

Section 5., And be it further enacted by the aulhority aforo said, That the office of Tax Collector and Receiver shall not be separate so long as this act is in force, and that the eight per cent. shall be taken out of the fees of the Tax Collector and Receiver.

SECTION 6. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the certificate of the Clerk of the Court of said county, shall be sufficient evidence of the service of a Juror, and on presentation shall be paid by the County Treasurer to the bolder thereof.

Section 4. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, February 6, 1850.

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AN ACT to compensate the Petit Jurors of Lee county,

and to authorize the Inferior Court to levy a tax for said purpose.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in (eneral Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and afier the passage of this act, the regular panel of Petit Jurors for the county of Lee shall be allowed ihe sum of one dollar per day, for each Juror for every day said Juror is in attendance upon the Court in discharge of his duty.

Section 2. And be it further enacted by the authority afora said, That the Inferior Court of said county is bereby re

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quired to levy a tax amounting to a sufficient per cent. upon the State tax, to raise the requisite amount, to be collected and returned by the Receiver and Tax Collector of said county in the same manner as other taxes; and upon the Juror or Jurors presenting to the County Treasurer the Clerk's certificate of the number of days he or they have so served, said Treasurer shall pay to himn or them said sum of one dollar per day for such service, any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

Approved, February 14, 1850.

AN ACT to compensate Grand and Petit Jurors of the

county of Muscogee, and to authorize the Justices of the Interior Court of said county to levy and colleci a tax for such purposes, and for other purposes herein contained.

. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this act, that all persons who may be summoned, sworn and empannelled as Grand or Petit Jurors for the Superior or Inferior Courts of Muscogee county, shall each be entitled to and receive the sum of one dollar for each and every day the said Jurors shall attend.

Section 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Jury fees now allowed by law to Grand and Petit Jurors, in each and every case in said Courts, shall be paid over to the Clerk of said Courts; and the Clerk of said Court shall, at the expiration of the time or term for which the said Jurors were empannelled to serve, pay over to each and every Juror his proportionable part of the said fees so received and to be received, as hereinbefore recited, and to give to each of said Jurors a certificate for the time he served, as is now required by law, and enter on the same the amount paid as aforesaid ; which certificate, when presented to the Treasurer of said county, such 'Treasurer shall and he is hereby authorized to pay the amount due on the same out of any fund raised or in his hands for that

purpose. Section 3. Be it enacted by the authority aforesaid, Thal the Justices of the Inferior Court of Muscogee county be and are hereby authorized to levy an extra tax upon the citizens and property of said county, not to exceed i wenty-five per cent. upon the State tax, which tax shall be collected by the Tax Collector of the county of Muscogee in the same manner as other taxes are; and the said Collector shall pay the same over to the Treasurer of Muscogee county, to be kept and used separately and exclusively for the payment of Ju

rors, as hereinbefore recited; and if the sum so raised is not sufficient to discharge and pay off all of said Jurors, then and in such cases the Treasurer shall pay the same pro rata.

Section 4. And be it further enucted by the authority aforesaid, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, December 21, 1849.

AN ACT to compensate the Petit Jurors of Early county,

and to provide for raising a fund for the same. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep resentatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That the Petit Jurors of Early county shall be entitled each to have and receive the sum of one dollar per day for each day they may serve as Petit Jurors in the Superior Courts of Early county, the same to be paid by the county Treasurer of said county out of the fund to be provided for that purpose.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted by the authority afore said, That the Justices of the Interior Court of Early county be and they are hereby authorized to levy and impose an additional tax to the county tax upon the State tax of said county sufficient to provide a fund for the purpose contained in the foregoing section of this article.

SECTION 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforosaid, That all jury fees heretofore paid to Petit Jurors in the Courts aforesaid, shall be paid to the Clerk of said Court, which shall be turned over by him to the county Treasurer, and shall constitute a part of the jury fund of said county.

SECTION 4. And be it further enucted by the authority aforosaid, That it shall be the duty of the Clerk of said Court to make out a list of the names of the several Petit Jurors who shall have served as Petit Jurors, at the end of each term of the Court, designating the time that each Juror had served, and that the county Treasurer shall thereupon pay over to said Juror the sums that may appear to be due, upon application for the same-any law to the contrary notwithstanding.

Approved, December 20, 1849.

AN ACT to compensate Petit Jurors of the county of

Laurens. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by authority of the same, That Pe-' tit Jurors serving in the Superior Courts of said county shall receive one dollar per diem for their services; and that the Inferior Court of said county shall levy an extra tax of ten per centum on the amount of the general State tax, which shall be collected and paid over to the county Treasurer by the Tax Collector, and by him paid to the Jurors; which sum so raised shall be paid over by the Tax Collector to the county Treasurer, and by him paid to the jury: Provided, if this amount levied exceeds a sum sufficient for said purposes, that the excess shall be paid into the county fund for county purposes.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, December 21, 1849.

AN ACT to give additional compensation to the Petit Ju

rors of the county of Randolph. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Rep resentatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the uuthority of the sume, That from and afier the passage of this act, the several persons, citizens of Randolph county, summoned to attend the sittings of the Superior and Inferior Courts of the county aforesaid as Petit Jurors, and who shall attend the same, shall severally be entitled to receive from the Treasury of said county the sum of fifty cents per day, in addition to the fees now paid for confessions and verdicts, for each and every day he may give his attendance : Provided, he shall produce the certificate of the Clerk of the time he has served, which certificate shall be a warrant for the sum allowed, and a voucher to the Treasurer for the paying the same.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforo said, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, February 1, 1950.

AN ACT to compensate the Grand and Petit Jurors of the

county of Murray. Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Stute of Georgia, in General Assembly met, and it is hereby cnacted by the authority of the same, Thai

from and after the passing of this act, that all fees for verdicts and all confessions in the Superior and Inferior Courts of said county, shall hereafter be paid to the respective Clerks of said Courts, which shall constitute in their hands a common fund, to be called the jury fund of Murray county.

SECTION 2. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Clerk of said Superior Court shall at the close of each term of said Court, out of said fund so placed in his hands, pay each Grand and Petit Juror the sum of one dollar per day for his services; and if there should not be sufficient of said funds in the hands of said Clerk, then he shall give to each of said Jurors a certificate for such balance, which the county Treasurer of said county shall pay out of the county funds in his hands.

SECTION 3. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Clerk of the Inferior Court shall pay the like sum of one dollar per diem to each juryman serving in his Court, at the close of each term thereof, out of said fund, if so much shall be in his hands; if not, he shall give the like certificates for the balance, which shall be discharged in like manner aforesaid ; and if, at the end of any term of the Court aforesaid, there shall still be a balance of said jury fund, after having paid off the Jurors for said term, he shall forthwith turn over the same to the Clerk of the Superior Court of said county, who shall hold it for the purpose aforesaid.

SECTION 4. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all fines imposed on Jurors in either of said Courts, for non-attendance or other cause, shall be paid into the hands of said Clerks, and constitute a part of the fund aforesaid.

SECTION 5. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That all laws and parts of laws militating against the same, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, February 21, 1850.

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AN ACT to compensate Petit Jurors in the county of

Houston. SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the passage of this act, all fees for verdicts, and all confessions in the Superior and Inferior Courts of said county, except such as may be obtained before a special jury, shall hereafter be paid to the respective Clerks of said Courts, which shall constitute in their hands a common fund, to be called the jury fund of Houston county.

SECTION 2. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid,

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