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Code of Judicial Administration – Comment Period Closed April 23, 2016

CJA 03-0403. Judicial branch education. Amend. Gives the Management Committee authority to excuse an active senior judge applying for reappointment from completing the annual 30 hour education requirement based on good cause. To be eligible, the senior judge must have completed at least 60 total education hours in the two years preceding the effective date of reappointment.

CJA 04-0202.02. Records classification. Amend. Classifies jail booking sheets and nonresident violator notices of compliance as private. Deletes language addressing appellate brief addenda as they are governed by other rules.

CJA 04-0404. Jury selection and service. Amend. Incorporates recent amendments to the statute regarding a juror’s term of service.

CJA 04-0903. Uniform custody evaluations. Amend. Clarifies the list of professionals who may perform custody evaluations. Eliminates the provision allowing two custody evaluators to be appointed if one party resides out of state. Adds additional factors for a custody evaluator to consider when conducting an evaluation.

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CJA 01-0205. Standing and ad hoc committees. Amend. Changes the name of the Court Interpreter Committee to the Language Access Committee.
CJA 03-0306. Court interpreters. Amend. Creates a complaint process for failure to follow the requirements of the rule. Clarifies that Rule 3-306 is not authority to charge for language access costs. Cites the competing authority of federal and state law. Recognizes interpreter credentials from other states. Requires staff to be acting within the scope of human resource policies and procedures, which includes qualifications for a second language stipend, before engaging in a first-hand conversation with a person of limited English proficiency.
CJA 03-0402. Human resources administration. Amend. Changes the name of the career service review board to the grievance review panel.
CJA 04-0110. Transfer of juvenile cases from district and justice courts to the juvenile court. Amend. Technical change, recognizing that Section 78A-7-106 governs transfer of cases from justice court to juvenile court.
CJA 04-0404. Jury selection and service. Amend. Implements the requirement of Section 78B-1-110 that compliance with a summons satisfies a person’s jury service obligation for two years. Permits a court to establish a shorter term of service than is provided by rule, but not longer.
CJA 04-0508. Guidelines for ruling on a motion to waive fees. Amend. Includes juvenile court within the guidelines of the rule.

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CJA 03-406. Budget and fiscal management. Amend. Permit greater discretion in defining budget programs.
CJA 03-414. Court security. Amend. Permit private security agents transporting money to be armed. Approved effective April 24, 2006 as an expedited amendment under Rule 2-205. Subject to further change after the comment period.
CJA 04-404. Jury selection and service. Amend. Differentiates between excuse from jury service and postponement. Modifies the qualification process to enable qualifying on the web. Eliminates demographic information from the qualification questions. Deletes requirement that an excused juror be called in the next term.
CJA 06-303. Collection of fines and restitution. Amend. Corrects references from Office of Recovery Services and Department of Corrections to Office of State Debt Collection.
CJA Appx F. Record Retention Schedule. Amend. Retain search warrants not associated with a case for five years.

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