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In 1999, the Texas Legislature adopted several recommendations of the


In 1999, the Texas Legislature adopted several recommendations of the Texas Supreme Court’s Jury Task Force.  These reforms included increasing juror pay from $6 per day to a rate that varies based on the length of jury service, establishing a uniform juror summons and questionnaire form, exempting from jury service those who have served within the past three years, and strengthening civil penalties and adding criminal penalties against employers who fire or threaten employees for performing jury duties.

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