Jury duty; increases allowance from $30 to $50 per day. (SB789)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Jury duty; allowance increase. Increases the jury duty allowance from $30 to $50 per day. This bill is identical to HB 2317. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/22/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/23 23101436D
11/22/2022Referred to Committee on the Judiciary
01/09/2023Impact statement from DHCD/CLG (SB789)
01/16/2023Reported from Judiciary (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2023Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
01/18/2023Impact statement from DPB (SB789)
01/24/2023Reported from Finance and Appropriations (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2023Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2023Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2023Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2023Placed on Calendar
02/08/2023Read first time
02/08/2023Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/10/2023Assigned App. sub: General Government and Capital Outlay
02/13/2023Reported from Appropriations with amendment(s) (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2023Read second time
02/16/2023Read third time
02/16/2023Committee amendments agreed to
02/16/2023Engrossed by House as amended
02/16/2023Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2023VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2023House amendments rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2023House insisted on amendments
02/21/2023House requested conference committee
02/22/2023Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2023Conferees appointed by Senate
02/22/2023Senators: Spruill, Boysko, Norment
02/23/2023Conferees appointed by House
02/23/2023Delegates: Williams Graves, Austin, Brewer
02/24/2023C Amended by conference committee
02/24/2023Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2023Conference report agreed to by House (94-Y 0-N)
02/24/2023VOTE: Adoption (94-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2023Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB789ER)
03/08/2023Signed by President
03/08/2023Signed by Speaker
03/09/2023Impact statement from DPB (SB789ER)
03/13/2023Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 13, 2023
03/13/2023G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 27, 2023
03/22/2023G Approved by Governor-Chapter 233 (effective 7/1/23)
03/22/2023G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0233)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2317.

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