View Amendment Current Amendment: 1 to Bill 4088 Rep. RUTHERFORD proposes the following Amendment No. 1 to H. 4088 (COUNCIL\MS\7397AHB11):

Amend the bill, as and if amended, by adding an appropriately numbered SECTION at the end to read:

/ SECTION      __.      Chapter 1, Title 14 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:

     "Section 14-1-240.(A)      Notwithstanding a court rule or another provision of law, a magistrate may not commence a trial or another proceeding, or require an attorney to appear or be present in the court, on Saturday, Sunday, or after five o'clock on a weekday except in the case of an emergency.
     (B)      If a magistrate determines an emergency exists and court must be held:
           (1)      after five o'clock on a weekday, compensation for jurors must be no less than one hundred dollars per day and court personnel must be paid overtime; and
           (2)      on the weekend, compensation for jurors must be no less than one hundred fifty dollars per day and court personnel must be paid overtime.
     (C)      The provisions of subsection (A) do not apply to bond hearings." /

Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.