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PUBLIC LAW 90-000—MMMM. DD, 1968

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PUBLIC LAW 90-274-MAR. 27, 1968

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any State or Federal court of record of a crime punishable by imprisonment for more than one year and has not had his civil rights restored by pardon or amnesty. The form shall request, but not require, the race and occupation of a potential juror and any other matter not inconsistent with the provisions of this title and required by the district court plan in the interests of the sound administration of justice. The form also shall elicit the sworn statement that his responses are true to the best of his knowledge. Notarization shall not be required. The form shall contain words clearly informing the person that the furnishing of any information with respect to his race, color, religion, national origin, economic status, or occupation is not a prerequisite to his qualification for jury service, and that such information need not be furnished if the person finds it objectionable to do so; " (i) 'public officer' shall mean a person who is either elected to public office or who is directly appointed by a person elected to public office." FEES 79 Stat. 645-

70 Stat. 798.

SEC. 102. (a) Section 1871 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by substituting "$20" for "$10" and "$25" for "$14" in the second paragraph, "$16" for "$10" in the third paragraph, and "$20" for "$10" in the fourth paragraph, and by substituting in the third paragraph "10 cents per mile, plus the amount expended for tolls, for toll roads, for toll tunnels, and for toll bridges" for "10 cents per mile" in the two instances such language occurs, and by adding at the end of that section a new paragraph as follows: "Grand and petit jurors in the district courts for the districts of Guam and the Canal Zone shall receive the same fees and allowances provided in this section for grand and petit jurors in other district courts of the United States." (b) Section 1821 of title 28, United States Code, is amended by substituting "$20" for "$4", "10 cents" for "8 cents", and "$16" for "$8", and by adding at the end of that section a new paragraph as follows: "Witnesses in the district courts for the districts of Canal Zone, Guam, and the Virgin Islands shall receive the same fees and allowances provided in this section for witnesses in other district courts of the United States." AMENDMENT AND REPEAL

77 Stat. 517, 505. 65 Stat. 126. 77 Stat. 507.

SEC. 103. (a) Sections 13-701, 11-2301 through 11-2305 (except the last paragraph of section 11-2302), 11-2307 through 11-2312 of the District of Columbia Code, and section 2 of the Act entitled "An Act to increase the fee of jurors in condemnation proceedings instituted by the District of Columbia", approved July 30, 1951 (D.C. Code, sec. 7-213a), are repealed. (b) Section 11-2306 of the District of Columbia Code is amended to read as follows: "§ 11-2306. Manner of drawing " (a) If the United States attorney for the District of Columbia certifies in writing to the chief judge of the district court, or, in his absence, to the presiding judge, that the exigencies of the public service require it, the judge may, in his discretion, order an additional grand jury summoned, which shall be drawn at such time as he d e s i ^ a t e s. Unless sooner discharged by order of the chief judge, or, in his absence, the presiding judge, the additional grand jury shall serve until the end of the term in and for which it is drawn.