July 27, 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

July 27, 2012 Agenda

All times are estimates
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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

Open Meeting (rule 10.6(A)) Business Meeting

10:00–10:05 a.m. Chief Justice’s Report

10:05–10:45 a.m. Public Comment
[See Cal. Rules of Court, rules 10.6(d) and 10.6(e).]

Consent Agenda (ITEM A-D)

Item A1
Appellate Procedure: References to Amount of Fee for Filing Notice of Appeal (Action Required)

Item A2
Criminal and Traffic: Uniform Bail and Penalty Schedules, July 2012 Edition (Action Required)

Item B
Judicial Branch Contract Reporting Requirement: Report Listing Executed Contracts and Vendor Payments for the period January 1, 2012, through June 30, 2012 (Action Required) 

Item C
Trial Courts: Policy on Prefunding Other Postemployment Benefits and Establishing Qualified Irrevocable Trusts (Action Required)

Item D
Judicial Sabbatical: Request for Approval of Unpaid Leave (Action Required)

Discussion Agenda (Items E-H)

Item E 10:45–11:15 a.m.
Judicial Branch Budget: Allocation of Fiscal Year 2012–2013 Reductions to State Judiciary Entities (No Action Required)

Item F 11:15 a.m.–12:35 p.m.
Trial Court Budget: Fiscal Year 2012–2013 Allocations (Action Required)

Lunch Break 12:35–1:05 p.m. (approx.)

Item G 1:05–1:25 p.m.
Court Facilities Planning: Revision to Facility Modifications Prioritization Methodology (Action Required)

Item H 1:25–1:45 p.m.
Court Facilities: Modifications Budget and Proposed Funding Recommendation for Fiscal Year 2012-2013 (Action Required)

Break 1:45–2:00 p.m. (approx.)

Non-Business Meeting - Closed (Rule 10.6(A))

Session 2:00–3:00 p.m.

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 #13)

Circulating Orders since the last business meeting

Appointment Orders since the last business meeting