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25-1625. Jury commissioner;designation; salary; expenses; duties.(1) In eachcounty of the State of Nebraska there shall be a jury commissioner.(2) In counties having a population of not more than fiftythousand inhabitants, the clerk of the district court shall be jury commissionerex officio.(3) In counties having a population of more than fifty thousand,and not more than two hundred thousand inhabitants, the jury commissionershall be a separate office in the county government or the duties may be performed,when authorized by the judges of the district court within such counties,by the election commissioner. The jury commissioner shall receive an annualsalary of not less than twelve hundred dollars.(4) In counties having a populationin excess of two hundred thousand inhabitants, the judges of the districtcourt within such counties shall determine whether the clerk of the districtcourt will perform the duties of jury commissioner without additional compensationor the election commissioner will be jury commissioner ex officio.(5) In all counties the necessaryexpenses incurred in the performance of the duties of jury commissioner shallbe paid by the county board of the county out of the general fund, upon properclaims approved by one of the district judges in the judicial district andduly filed with the county board.(6) In all counties the jurycommissioner shall prepare and file the annual inventory statement with thecounty board of the county of all county personal property in his or her custodyor possession, as provided in sections 23-346 to 23-350. SourceLaws 1915, c. 248, § 1, p. 568; C.S.1922, § 9095; C.S.1929, § 20-1625; Laws 1931, c. 65, § 5, p. 178; Laws 1939, c. 28, § 20, p. 159; C.S.Supp.,1941, § 20-1625; R.S.1943, § 25-1625; Laws 1947, c. 62, § 9, p. 202; Laws 1953, c. 72, § 6, p. 227; Laws 1961, c. 113, § 1, p. 352; Laws 1971, LB 547, § 1; Laws 1975, LB 527, § 1; Laws 1979, LB 234, § 6; Laws 2003, LB 19, § 4; Laws 2010, LB712, § 2.Operative Date: July 15, 2010 Cross ReferencesFor designation of election commissioner in counties having a population in excess of one hundred thousand inhabitants, see section 32-207.For designation of election commissioner in counties having a population of twenty thousand to one hundred thousand inhabitants, see section 32-211. AnnotationsStatutory procedure for selection and impaneling of juries in a county the size of Douglas is provided. Maher v. State, 144 Neb. 463, 13 N.W.2d 641 (1944).Jury commissioner act indicates modern trend against advance disclosure of names of jurors. Fetty v. State, 118 Neb. 169, 223 N.W. 955 (1929).