July 25, 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 July 25, 2013 10:00 a.m.–12:50 p.m.

audio iconJudicial Council audiocasts for July 25, 2013
To download MP3 files:
Windows: right-click and choose "Save Target As..." Mac: hold Ctrl, click link, and choose "Save As..."


All times are estimates
Public comment, on general issues of judicial administration or on specific agenda items, is accepted for Judicial Council business meetings. To present your views to the council, please refer to the business meeting agenda for specific instructions.

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. Member Roll Call

10:05–10:15 a.m. Chief Justice’s Report

10:15–11:15 a.m. Public Comment
[See Cal. Rules of Court, rules 10.6(d) and 10.6(e).]

Note: The Chief Justice has waived certain requirements under Rule 10.6(d) for requests to speak at this meeting. If you are requesting the opportunity to comment at the meeting, please e-mail your request to judicialcouncil@jud.ca.gov or mail or deliver your request to the Judicial Council of California, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102-3688, Attention: Roma Cheadle. A request must pertain to a matter affecting judicial administration or an item on the business agenda and be received by 4 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2013. In the request, please state:
  • The speaker’s name, occupation, and (if applicable) name of the entity that the speaker represents;
  • The speaker’s e-mail address, telephone number, and mailing address; and
  • The agenda item on which the speaker wishes to comment. If the requestor wants to speak on a matter generally affecting judicial administration, state the nature of the comment in a few sentences.

Time is reserved for public comment about consent agenda items or matters generally affecting the administration of justice at the beginning of the meeting. Time is reserved for public comment about discussion agenda items at the beginning of the presentation on each item. The amount of time allocated to each speaker will be no more than five minutes, the specific time allocation to be determined based on the number of speakers and available time.

The Judicial Council is the policy-making body for the judicial branch. Comments pertaining to a specific court case will not be received.

Consent Agenda (Items A-B)

Item A
Funding for Parolee Reentry Court Programs through the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (Action Required)

Item B
Judicial Branch Administration: Audit Report for Judicial Council Acceptance (Action Required)

Break 11:15–11:30 a.m. (approx.)

Discussion Agenda (Items C-D)

Item C 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Trial Court Allocations: Base and Other Allocations for 2013–2014 (Action Required)

Item D 12:30–12:50 p.m.
2013 Court Statistics Report: Summary of FY 2011–2012 Data and Caseload Trends (No 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. 20)

Circulating Orders since the last business meeting

Appointment Orders since the last business meeting