JUDICIAL COUNCIL MEETINGS
Open to the Public (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 10.6(a))
Administrative Office of the Courts
2860 Gateway Oaks Drive, Suite 400
Sacramento, California 95833
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9:00–9:55 a.m. Closed Session
Break 9:55–10:00 a.m.
10:00–10:05 a.m. Approval of Minutes
Approve minutes of the January 23, 2014, Judicial Council meeting.
10:05–10:15 a.m. Chief Justice's Report
10:15–10:25 a.m. Administrative Director’s Report
10:25–10:55 a.m. Judicial Council Committee Presentations
Policy Coordination and Liaison Committee, Hon. Kenneth K. So, Chair
Executive and Planning Committee, Hon. Douglas P. Miller, Chair
Rules and Projects Committee, Hon. Harry E. Hull, Jr., Chair
Technology Committee, Hon. James E. Herman, Chair
10:55–11:25 a.m. Judicial Council Members’ Liaison Reports
11:25–11:55 a.m. Public Comment
Criminal Jury Instructions
Jury Instructions: Revisions to Criminal Jury Instructions (Action Required)
Criminal Procedure: Intercounty Transfers of Probation and Mandatory Supervision Cases (Action Required)
Judicial Council Forms
Judicial Council Forms: Change in Federal Poverty Guidelines (Action Required)
Uniform Bail and Penalty Schedules: March 2014 Edition (Action Required)
Access to Visitation: Program Funding Allocation for Grant Fiscal Year 2014–2015 (Action Required)
Judicial Council-Sponsored Legislation: Two New Court of Appeal Justices (Action Required)
Item H 11:55 a.m.–12:20 p.m.
Judicial Branch Administration: California State Auditor Audit Report on Procurement Practices, Review of Information Systems, and Semiannual Contract Reporting (Action Required)
Lunch 12:20–12:50 p.m.
Item I 12:50–1:15 p.m.
Judicial Administration: Rules for Advisory Groups (Action Required)
Item J 1:15–1:45 p.m.
Trial Court Allocations: Criminal Justice Realignment, Court-Appointed Dependency Counsel, and Workers’ Compensation Liabilities (Action Required)
- Trial Court Allocations: Criminal Justice Realignment, Court-Appointed Dependency Counsel, and Workers’ Compensation Liabilities, Presentation
Item K 1:45–2:15 p.m.
Trial Court Allocations: Revisions to the Workload-Based Allocation and Funding Methodology (Action Required)
- Trial Court Allocations: Revisions to the Workload-Based Allocation and Funding Methodology, Presentation
Item L 2:15–2:45 p.m.
Trial Court Trust Fund Allocations: 2 Percent State-Level Reserve (Action Required)
- Trial Court Trust Fund Allocations: 2 Percent State-Level Reserve, Presentation 1
- Trial Court Trust Fund Allocations: 2 Percent State-Level Reserve, Presentation 2
Circulating Orders since the last business meeting.