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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 10.400. Judicial Branch Statistical Information System (JBSIS)

(a) Purpose of rule

Consistent with article VI, section 6 of the California Constitution and Government Code section 68505, the Judicial Branch Statistical Information System (JBSIS) is established by the Judicial Council to provide accurate, consistent, and timely information for the judicial branch, the Legislature, and other state agencies that require information from the courts to fulfill their mandates.

(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2007.)

(b) Reporting required

Each trial court must collect and report to the Judicial Council information according to its capability and level of automation as prescribed by the JBSIS Manual adopted by the Judicial Council.

(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2007.)

(c) Automated JBSIS collection and reporting

By July 1, 1998, each trial court must develop a plan for meeting reporting requirements prescribed by the JBSIS Manual. By January 1, 2001, subject to adequate funding being made available, each trial court must develop, upgrade, replace, or procure automated case management systems needed to meet or exceed JBSIS data collection and reporting requirements prescribed by the JBSIS Manual.

(Subd (c) amended effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2000.)

Rule 10.400 amended and renumbered effective January 1, 2007; adopted as rule 996 effective January 1, 1998; previously amended effective January 1, 2000.

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