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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 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 not otherwise appropriated.

SECTION 3. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Clerk of the Interior Court shall pay the like sum 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; and if not, he shall give the like certificates for the balance, which shall be discharged and paid off in like manner aforesaid ; and if at the end of any term of the Inferior Court aforesaid, there shall still be in the hands of the Clerk of said Court 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 purposes 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 causes, shall be paid into the hands of said Clerks, and be constituted a part of the fund aforesaid.

Section 5. Be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Justices of the Inferior Court of Houston county be authorized and they are hereby required to levy an extra tax not exceeding twenty-five per cent. upon the amount of the general State tax of said county, which shall be collected and paid over to the county Treasurer, and shall constitute a fund to pay off and discharge the certificates that may hereafter be issued to Petit Jurors, by the Clerks of the Superior and Inferior Courts, in pursuance of the provisions of this act.

Section 6. And be it further enacted by the authority afore said, That all laws and parts of laws militating against the provisions of this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, December 20, 1849.

AN ACT to give to Grand Jurors of Cass county the same compensation that is allowed to Petit Jurors in said

county. 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, the Grand Jurors for the county of Cass shall receive the same compensation that Petit Jurors now receive, and that they shall be paid in the same manner.

Approved, February 14, 1850.

AN ACT to compensate Grand and Petit Jurors for the

county of Meriwether, and to authorize the Justices of the Inferior Court to levy an extra tas for that purpose ; and to prevent the Justices of the Inferior Couri of Cherokee county from levying more than fitiy per cent on the State tax, for county purposes.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, That all persons who may be summoned to attend the Superior and Inferior Courts of Meriwether county, as Grand and Petit Jurors, and who shall be sworn and empanneled as Jurors, shall severally be entitled to receive the suin of one dollar each per day, that the said Jurors shall attend as aforesaid.

Section 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the fee now allowed by law for the trial of each and

every case in said courts, shall be received by the respective Clerks of said courts, who shall at the close of said courts, pay to each Juror his proportionable part of the money raised as aforesaid, and give to the said Juror a certificate for the balance due him, which certificate shall be presented to the County Treasurer, who is bereby authorized and required to pay the same out of a fund raised for that purpose, which said fund shall be kept separate, and paid out accordingly.

Section 3. And be it jurther enacted by the authority aforesaid, That for the purpose of enabling the Treasurer of said county to pay the said Jurors, as provided for in this act, the Justices of the Inferior Court of said county are hereby authorized to levy an extra tax upon the citizens of said county, not exceeding twenty-five per cent on the State tax, which tax, when collected, shall be paid by the collector thereof into the County Treasury, for the purposes aforesaid, and in the event that the amount so raised shall not be sufficient to pay the certificates issued by the Clerk, they shall be paid pro rata.

SECTION 4. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the Justices of the Inferior Court of Cherokee county shall in no case be authorized to assess, or cause to be collected as a tax extraordinary on the State tax, for county purposes, a sum greater than fifty per cent on the State tax of said county; and that the said Justices shall in no case assess, or cause to be collected, any county tax, unless the same shall first have been recommended by the Grand Jury of the county, at the first term of the Superior Court in each year; and no recommendation of the Grand Jury shall authorize the assessment or collection of more than fifty per cent on the State tax: Provided, that the said court may assess and have collected such per cent. on

the State tax, beyond the sum above mentioned, as may be recommended by the Grand Jury as a tax for poor school purposes.

SECTION 5. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approred, February 6, 1850.

AN ACT to compensate Petit Jurors in the county of

Hancock. 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 in cases of confession of judgment, as well as verdicts rendered in the Superior and Inferior Courts of the county of Hancock, a jury fee of three dollars shall be paid by the plaintiff, to be taxed. in the cost against the unsuccessful party, and such fees shall be divided amongst the Jurors sworn and in attendance under the direction of the Court; and in the trial of slaves or free persons of color in said county, a fee of six dollars shall be paid by the Clerk of the Court to the jury, to be included in the costs to be taxed against the owner or guardian, in case of conviction, when the punishment is not capital-all laws to the contrary notwithstanding.

Approved, February 23, 1850.

AN ACT to compensate the Petit Jurors of the county of

Jasper, and to authorise the Justices of the Inferior Court to levy an extra tax for that purpose.

Section 1. Be it enacted by the Senate und House of Representatives of the State of Georgia in General Assembly met, (and it is hereby enacted by the authority of the same,] That all persons who may be summoned to attend the Superior and Inferior Courts of Jasper county as Petit Jurors, and who shall be sworn and empanneled as Jurors, shall severally be entitled to receive the sum of one dollar each per day, for each and every day the said Jurors shall attend as aforesaid.

SECTION 2. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That the fee of three dollars now allowed by law for the trial of each and every case in said Courts, and all others allowed by law, shall be received by the respective Clerks as aforesaid, and at the close of said Courts to pay over to each Juror his proportionable part of the money raised as aforesaid, and to give to the said Juror a certificate for

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the balance due him, which certificate shall be presented to the county Treasurer, and he is hereby authorized and required to pay the same out of a fund raised for that purpose, which said fund shall be kept separate and paid out accordingly.

Sec. 3. And be it further enacted by the authority aforesaid, That for the purpose of enabling the treasury of said county to pay said Jurors, as provided for in this act, the Justices of the Inferior Court of said county are hereby authorized to levy an extra tax upon the citizens of said county, not exceeding twenty-five per cent. upon the State tax, which tax when collected shall be by the Collector thereof paid into the county Treasury for the purpose aforesaid, and in the event the amount so raised shall not be sufficient, to pay them pro rata.

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

Approved, Jununry 18, 1850.

AN ACT to repeal so much of an act entitled an act to com

pensate Grand and Petit Jurors in the counties of Wilkes and Thomas, assented to 25th December, 1837, as relates to the Grand Jurors of the county of Thomas.

SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Stute of Georgia in General Assembly met, and it es hereby enacted by the authority of the same, That from and after the

passage of this act, so much of an act entitled an act to compensate Grand and Petit Jurors of the counties of Wilkes and Thomas, assented to 25th December, 1837, as relates to Grand Jurors of the county of Thomas be and the same is hereby repealed.

Approved, February, 1850.

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AN ACT to provide for the compensation of Grand and Pe

tit Jurors of the Superior and Inferior Courts of the county of Elberl, and to repeal all former laws.

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 the Grand Jurors of said county of Elbert at each term respectively of the Superior Court of said county, shall receive for pay for their services as Grand Jurors, the verdict and confession fees of all special jury cases determined during the term of their service, to be divided equally between them at the end of each term, and they, the said Grand Jurors, shall receive nothing more.

Sec. 2. That the Petit Jurors of said county of Elbert, at each term respectively of the Superior and Inferior Courts of said county, shall receive for pay for their services as Petit Jurors, the verdict and confession fees of all Petit Jury cases tried or determined during the term of their service, to be divided equally between them at the end of each term; and they, the said Petit Jurors, shall receive nothing more.

Sec. 3. That the provisions of this act shall extend only to Jurors sworn in.

SECTION 4. And be it further enacted, That all laws and parts of laws militating against the provisions of this act, be and the same are hereby repealed.

Approved, December 14, 1849.

AN ACT authorizing the Inferior Court of the county of

Cobb to pay the amount due to the citizens of said county, for services rendered as Jurors to the first of January, 1850.

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 the Inferior Court of the county of Cobb be authorized to pay the amount due the citizens of said county, for services rendered as Jurors, to the first day of January, eighteen hundred and fifty, out of any money in the Treasury not otherwise appropriated.

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

Approved, February 1, 1850.

AN ACT to alter and amend an act to provide for the com

pensation of Grand Jurors of Lumpkin county, passed December 7th, 1843; and also, to provide for the compensation of Petit Jurors in the Superior and Inferior Courts of said county.

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 each member of the Grand Jury, and also each of the Petit Jurors in both the Superior and Inferior Courts of said county

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