January 17, 2013 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

Thursday, January 17, 2013 Agenda

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Open Meeting (rule 10.6(A)) Business Meeting

12:30-12:35 p.m. Member Roll Call

12:35-12:45 p.m. Chief Justice’s Report

12:45-12:55 p.m. Administrative Director’s Report

[Time] Public Comment
[See Cal. Rules of Court, rules 10.6(d) and 10.6(e).]

Consent Agenda (Items A-C)

Item A
Report to the Legislature: Fee Revenue and Expenditures for Court Reporter Services in Superior Court Civil Proceedings for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 (Action Required)

Item B
Report to the Legislature: Allocation of New Judgeships Funding in Fiscal Year 2011-2012 (Action Required)

Item C
Report to the Legislature: Trial Court Revenue, Expenditure, and Fund Balance Constraints for Fiscal Year 2011-2012 (Action Required)

Discussion Agenda (Items D-I)

Item D 1:25-1:50 p.m.
Mid-Year Budget Update: Governor's Proposed Budget for 2013-14 (No Action required. There are no materials for this item.)

Item E 1:50-2:20 p.m.
SB 1407 Projects, and Fiscal Year 2013–2014 One-Time and Ongoing Funding Requests for Facility Modifications and Facility Operational Costs for New Courthouses (Action Required)

Break 2:20-2:35 p.m. (approx.)

Item F 2:35-2:45 p.m.
Judicial Council Legislative Priority for 2013: New Judgeships (Action Required)

Item G 2:45-3:10 p.m.
Trial Courts: Pilot Project Authorizing Remote Video Proceedings in Traffic Infraction Cases (Action Required)

Item H 3:10-3:30 p.m.
Trial Court Allocation: Phoenix Financial Services Costs and New $30 Court Reporter Fee Revenue (Action Required)

Information Only Items (No Action Required)

Info 1
Government Code Section 68106: Public Notice by Courts of Closures or Reduced Clerks’ Office Hours (Gov. Code, § 68106—Report No. 17)

Info 2
Trial Courts: Quarterly Investment Report for Third Quarter of 2012