2002 Regular Session
To: Judiciary A
By: Representative Taylor
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 11-35-61, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REVISE THE COMPENSATION THAT THE COURT MAY AUTHORIZE A GARNISHEE TO BE PAID FOR ATTENDANCE AT GARNISHMENT PROCEEDING; AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI:
SECTION 1. Section 11-35-61, Mississippi Code of 1972, is amended as follows:
11-35-61. The garnishee shall be allowed for his attendance, out of the debts or effects in his possession, or against the plaintiff in attachment, judgment, or decree in case there be no debts or effects in his possession, provided he shall put in his answer within the time prescribed by law, the pay and mileage of a juror, and, in exceptional cases rendering it proper, the court shall allow the garnishee reasonable compensation additional to the foregoing and to be obtained in the same way which shall be not less than Fifty Dollars ($50.00) nor more than Seventy-five Dollars ($75.00).
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after July 1, 2002.