April 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

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

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TUESDAY, April 24, 2012 AGENDA

Open Meeting (rule 10.6(A)) Business Meeting

10:30–11:00 a.m. Public Comment
[See Cal. Rules of Court, rules 10.6(d) and 10.6(e).]

Written Comments Received

11:00–11:05 a.m. Approval of Minutes
Minutes of the February 28, and March 27, 2012, meetings

11:05–11:20 a.m. Chief Justice’s Report

11:20–11:35 a.m. Interim Administrative Director’s Report

11:35–11:50 a.m. Judicial Council Committee Presentations
[under Committee Reports Tab]


Items A1–A5 Rules and Forms

Item A1
Appellate Procedure: Review of California Environmental Quality Act Cases (Action Required)

Criminal Law
Item A2
Criminal Justice Realignment: Abstract of Judgment Forms (Action Required)

Family and Juvenile Law
Item A3
Family Law: Miscellaneous Technical Changes to Rules (Action Required)

Item A4
Juvenile Law: Extending Juvenile Court Jurisdiction—Nonminor Foster Youth (Action Required)

Item A5
Probate: Substitutes for Decedent Estate Administration (Action Required)

Item B
Judicial Branch Report to the Legislature: Annual Report of Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Court Facilities Trust Fund Expenditures (Action Required)

Item C
Judicial Branch Report to the Legislature: Report on Flood Control and Water Conservation Liability in Los Angeles County (Action Required)

Lunch Break 11:50 a.m.–12:35 p.m. (approx.)

Discussion Agenda (Items D-H)

Item D 12:35–1:00 p.m.
Court Facilities: Recommendations on Reducing Costs of SB 1407 Projects (Action Required)

Item E 1:00–1:25 p.m.
Judicial Branch Administration: Audit Report for Judicial Council Acceptance (Action Required)

Item F 1:25–1:55 p.m.
Judicial Branch Administration: Judicial Branch Contracting Manual (Action Required)

Break 1:55–2:10 p.m. (approx.)

Item G 2:10–2:40 p.m.
Court Allocation: Operational and Security Funding for El Dorado Superior Court’s Remodeled Juvenile Facility (Action Required)

Item H 2:40–3:00 p.m.
Judicial Branch Administration: Update on Technology Activities (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 #11)

Circulating Orders since the last business meeting

Appointment Orders since the last business meeting