S.2863 - A bill to amend title 28 to provide protection to all jurors in Federal cases to clarify the compensation of attorneys for jurors in protecting their employment rights, and authorizing the service of jury summonses by ordinary mail.97th Congress (1981-1982)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 08/19/1982)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Committee Reports:||S.Rept 97-674|
|Latest Action:||01/12/1983 Became Public Law No: 97-463. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2863 — 97th Congress (1981-1982)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/19/1982)
Authorizes a court to award a reasonable attorney's fee as part of the costs to a prevailing employee who sued his or her employer because of discrimination arising from jury service. Authorizes a court to award a prevailing employer in such a suit a reasonable attorney's fee only if the employee's suit is found to have been frivolous, or brought in bad faith.
Authorizes the service of jury summonses by first-class mail.
Provides workers' compensation coverage to a Federal employee while serving as a Federal juror.