Invitations to Comment

Proposals currently open for public comment

Submitting comments

Please note that comments received will become part of the public record. You may submit comments online, or mail or E-mail them as specified beneath each proposal below.

Proposals Open for Public Comment by Topic
Alternative Dispute Resolution

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Appellate

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Civil and Small Claims

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Civil Jury Instructions (CACI)

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Code of Judicial Ethics

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Court Interpreters

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Court Technology

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Criminal

Criminal Justice Realignment: Imposition of Mandatory Supervision (PDF, 99 KB)
Item Number: SP14-08
Deadline for Comments: September 19, 2014 5:00 PM (Pacific)
Submit Comment Online Or, email: invitations@jud.ca.gov

The Criminal Law Advisory Committee proposes amendments to rules 4.411 and 4.411.5 of the California Rules of Court and adoption of a new rule to govern the imposition of mandatory supervision under Penal Code section 1170(h)(5), including criteria for court consideration and contents and requirements for related probation reports. The proposal was developed in response to recent legislation that requires the Judicial Council to adopt these rules by January 1, 2015.

Criminal Jury Instructions (CALCRIM)

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Domestic Violence

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Elder and Adult Abuse

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Enhanced Collections

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Facilities

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Family and Juvenile

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Judicial Administration

Judicial Administration: Rule for Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee (PDF, 119 KB)
Item Number: SP14-06
Deadline for Comments: September 19, 2014 5:00 PM (Pacific)
Submit Comment Online Or, email: invitations@jud.ca.gov

This proposal would amend California Rules of Court, rule 10.64, the rule for the Trial Court Budget Advisory Committee, to make a change to the membership category for presiding judges. It would provide that "presiding judge," as used in the rule, means a current presiding judge or an immediate past presiding judge.

Judicial Administration: Rules for Advisory Groups (PDF, 355 KB)
Item Number: SP14-07
Deadline for Comments: October 3, 2014 5:00 PM (Pacific)
Submit Comment Online Or, email: invitations@jud.ca.gov

This proposal would adopt California Rules of Court for three Judicial Council advisory committees and amend three rules: two for advisory committees and one that addresses concurrent membership on the council and a council advisory committee.

Legislative Proposals

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Minors Compromises

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Miscellaneous

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Preliminary Solicitation: Early Draft Open Meeting Rule

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Probate and Mental Health

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Protective Orders

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SEC Report

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Strategic Plan for Language Access in the California Courts

Strategic Plan for Language Access in the California Courts (PDF, 698 KB)
Item Number: SP14-05
Deadline for Comments: September 29, 2014 5:00 PM (Pacific)
Submit Comment Online Or, email: LAP@jud.ca.gov

Following extensive gathering of stakeholder input, the Joint Working Group for California’s Language Access Plan has prepared a draft Strategic Plan for Language Access in the California Courts. Following the public comment process, the draft plan will be revised and a final plan will be presented to the Judicial Council for its review and adoption.

The joint working group prefers receiving comments in a Word and/or PDF file attached to an e-mail sent to LAP@jud.ca.gov. Comments may also be submitted through the online form (above) or on the form below for those who would prefer to submit their comments by mail or fax. Please make sure that your comments include all of the information indicated on the form. All comments will become part of the public record for this proposal.

Comment form

To mail or fax comments:
Judicial Council of California
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, CA  94102
Attention: Douglas Denton
Fax: (415) 865-4330

Supreme Court

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Traffic

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Tribal Court–State Court Forum

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Other

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Special Cycle

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Contact Information

Unless otherwise indicated, send responses to:

Judicial Council of California
Attn: Invitations to Comment
455 Golden Gate Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94102

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