January 24, 2012 Meeting

Judicial Council sealOpen 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

January 24, 2012 Judicial Council Meeting Public Meeting Audio Archive (MP3)

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Closed Session (Rule 10.6(B))—planning, personnel, and discussion protected by the attorney-client privilege 9:30-11:00 a.m.

Open Meeting (rule 10.6(A))—Business Meeting

11:15–11:20 a.m. Swearing in of New Council Member

11:20–11:50 a.m. Public Comment
[See Cal. Rules of Court, rules 10.6(d) and 10.6(e).]

11:50–11:55 a.m. Approval of Minutes

11:55 a.m.–12:10p.m. Chief Justice’s Report

12:10–12:25 p.m. Interim Administrative Director’s Report

12:25–12:40 Judicial Council Committee Presentations
[under Committee Reports Tab]

Lunch Break 12:40–1:15 p.m.

Consent Agenda (Items A1-A9, B)

Items A1–A9 Rules and Forms Proposals

Civil and Small Claims
Item A1
Civil Practice and Procedure: Service of Double-Sided Papers (Action Required)

Item A2
Civil Trials: Juror Questionnaire for Expedited Jury Trials (Action Required)

Item A3
Civil Trials: Proposed Consent Order for Expedited Jury Trials (Action Required)

Criminal Law
Item A4
Criminal Procedure: Fingerprint Form (Action Required)

Family and Juvenile Law
Item A5
Family Law: Request for Order in Lieu of Existing Notice of Motion or Order to Show Cause, and Witness List for Use in Family Law Proceedings (Action Required)

Item A6
Juvenile Law: Commitment to California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation, Division of Juvenile Facilities (Action Required)

Probate and Mental Health
Item A7
Probate Guardianship: Information concerning a proposed ward’s possible Indian connections requested in Judicial Council forms that must be filed with a petition for the appointment of a guardian. (Action Required)

Item A8
Vital Statistics Records: Delayed Certificates of Death, Birth, and Marriage (Action Required)

Tribal Protective Orders
Item A9
Protective Orders: Registration and Enforcement of Protective Orders Issued by Tribal Courts (Action Required)

Item B
Collections: Amnesty Program Reimbursement (Action Required)

Discussion Agenda (Items C-F)

Item C 1:15–11:35 p.m.
Judicial Branch Semiannual Contract Reporting Requirement: Report Listing Executed Contracts and Vendor Payments (Action Required)

Item D 1:35–1:55 p.m.
California Court Case Management System (CCMS): Suspension of Due Diligence Process for CCMS Collaborative Project (Action Required)

Item E 1:55–3:40 p.m.
Budget: State Budget and Judicial Branch Budget Update (No Action Required. There are no materials for this item.)

Break 2:30–2:45 p.m. (approx.)

Item F 3:40 –3:50 p.m.
Collections: Traffic Amnesty Guidelines (No Action Required. There are no materials for this item)

Information Only Items (No Action Required)

Government Code Section 68106: Implementation and Notice by Trial Courts of Closing Courtrooms or Clerks’ Offices or Reducing Clerks’ Office Hours (Report #9)

Appointment Orders since the last business meeting

Circulating Orders since the last business meeting


Jan 24 Meeting Highlights

These videos were played for the council
at its Jan 24 meeting:

"Stand Up for Justice"

The Impact of Cuts to the Courts