Open to the Public (Cal. Rules of Court, rule 10.6(a))
Ronald M. George State Office Complex
William C. Vickrey Judicial Council Conference Center
Malcolm M. Lucas Board Room
455 Golden Gate Avenue
San Francisco, California 94102-3688
Meeting materials will be hyperlinked to agenda titles as soon as possible after approval by the Executive and Planning Committee. Time is estimated. Actual start and end times may vary.
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Session
Break 12:00–1:00 p.m. (approx.)
- Audiocast (7:09)
1:05–1:15 p.m. Chief Justice's Report
1:15–1:25 p.m. Administrative Director's Report
Item 1 1:25–2:25 p.m.
Budget: Department of Finance Presentation Outlook on the State Budget for 2014–2015 (No Action Required)
Break 2:25–2:35 p.m.
Item 2 2:35–3:00 p.m.
Civic Education: Final Report of the California Task Force on K-12 Civic Learning Task Force and the Fair and Free Video (No Action Required)
- Audiocast (36:51)
Item 3 3:00–3:20 p.m.
Sargent Shriver Civil Counsel Act: Selection of Pilot Projects (Action Required)
Item 4 3:20–4:20 p.m.
Judicial Branch Administration: Court Technology Governance and Strategic Plans (Action Required)
Break 4:20–4:30 p.m. (transition from third floor to lower level)
Item 5 4:30–6:00 p.m.
Judicial Council Distinguished Service Awards and the Benjamin J. Aranda III Access to Justice Award: Recipients for 2014 (There are no materials for this item. No action required.)
8:30–8:50 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
- Audiocast (13:15)
8:50–9:20 a.m. Judicial Council Members' Liaison Reports
- Superior Court of California, County of Inyo (Justice Ashmann-Gerst)
- Superior Court of California, County of Riverside (Judge Brandlin)
- Superior Court of California, County of Lassen (Judge Glusman)
- Superior Court of California, County of San Luis Obispo (Judge Herman)
- Superior Court of California, County of Alameda (Judge O’Malley)
- Superior Court of California, County of Santa Barbara (Judge Stout)
- Superior Court of California, Counties of Amador and Glenn (Commissioner Alexander)
9:20–9:35 a.m. Public Comment
- Written Comments Received
- Audiocast (4:03)
Jury Instructions: Revisions to Criminal Jury Instructions (Action Required)
Collaborative Justice: Recommended Allocations of Fiscal Year 2014–2015 Substance Abuse Focus Grants (Action Required)
Judicial Branch Administration: Audit Report for Judicial Council Acceptance (Action Required)
Judicial Administration: Designation of the Violence Against Women Education Project Planning Committee as a Standing Subcommittee of the Family and Juvenile Law Advisory Committee (Action Required)
Subordinate Judicial Officers: Notification to Legislature on Conversions (Action Required)
Item G 9:35–9:50 a.m.
California’s Language Access Plan: Update on Development of the Strategic Plan for Language Access in the California Courts (No Action Required)
Item H 9:50–10:05 a.m.
Blue Ribbon Commission on Children in Foster Care: Final Report (Action Required)
- Audiocast (18:03)
Item I 10:05–10:25 a.m.
Judicial Branch Administration: Council Oversight of Judicial Council Contracts (Action Required)
Break 10:25–10:40 a.m.
Item J 10:40–11:15 a.m.
Budget: Fiscal Year 2015–2016 Budget Requests for Supreme Court, Courts of Appeal, Judicial Council and Judicial Branch Facilities Program (Action Required)
Item K 11:15–11:30 a.m.
Judicial Branch Technology: Budget Change Proposal Update (Action Required)
- Audiocast (10:09)
Item L 11:30–11:40 a.m.
Trial Courts: Benefit Funding Process (No Action Required)
Item M 11:40 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Court Facilities: Disposition of Vacant State-Owned Court Facilities (Action Required)
Item N 12:00–12:20 p.m.
Family Law: New Online “Parenting After Separation” Course (No Action Required)
- Audiocast (13:01)
Item O 12:20–12:45 p.m.
Judicial Branch Education: Demonstration of New Judicial Branch Education Website CJER Online (No Action Required)
- Audiocast (1:46)
Circulating Orders since the last business meeting
- Circulating Order (CO-14-04) — Judicial Branch Semiannual Contract Reporting Requirement: Executed Contracts and Vendor Payments for the Period of January 1 through June 30, 2014