Category: CJA11-0201

Code of Judicial Administration – Comment Period Closed April 24, 2017

CJA 11-0103. Amend. The amendments will require the Supreme Court’s rules advisory committees to submit rules to the Supreme Court before they are published for public comment.

CJA 11-0201. Amend. The first set of amendments helps to distinguish between active senior judges and inactive senior judges. The second set of amendments creates a process for the Supreme Court to review senior judge applications and for the applicant to submit information directly to the Supreme Court.

CJA 11-0203. Amend. The first set of amendments helps to distinguish between active senior judges and inactive senior judges. The second set of amendments creates a process for the Supreme Court to review senior judge applications and for the applicant to submit information directly to the Supreme Court.

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Code of Judicial Administration – Comment Period Closed September 10, 2016

CJA 11-0201 Senior judges. Amend. Removes the reference to attorney survey results under the requirement that senior judges obtain results on their most recent judicial performance evaluation sufficient to have certified them for retention.

CJA 11-0203 Senior justice court judges. Amend. Includes an allowance for judges who were laid off pursuant to Utah Code 78A-7-203 to qualify as a senior justice court judge and adds an initial qualifying requirement that senior justice court judges obtain results on their most recent judicial performance evaluation sufficient to have certified them for retention.

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CJA 03-0111. Performance evaluation of senior judges and court commissioners. Amend. Requires a presiding judge to evaluate a senior judge’s performance every 18 months after the first term and a commissioner’s performance annually. Changes the evaluation criteria to more closely match the JPEC criteria.
CJA 03-0201. Court commissioners. Amend. Requires a court commissioner to undergo a performance evaluation annually.
CJA 04-0405. Juror and witness fees and expenses. Amend. Makes an attorney issuing the subpoena responsible for reimbursing a civil witness for necessary and reasonable parking expenses as required by statute.
CJA 04-0907. Divorce education and divorce orientation courses. Amend. Provides an option to take the divorce orientation course online, and reflects changes to the fees for the course as required by statute.
CJA 11-0201. Senior judges. Amend. Establishes a residency requirement. Requires a senior judge to undergo a performance evaluation every 18 months after a first term.
CJA 11-0203. Senior justice court judges. Amend. Establishes a residency requirement. Requires a senior justic court judge to undergo a performance evaluation every 18 months after a first term.

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CJA 04-0503. Mandatory electronic filing. Amend. Requires the electronic filer to use a personal identity with an e-filing interface, rather than someone else’s.
CJA 04-0508. Guidelines for ruling on a motion to waive fees. New. Establishes guidelines for ruling on a motion to waive fees. Requires use of court-approved forms.
CJA 11-0201. Senior judges. Amend. Removes reference to the Judicial Council’s attorney survey for certification of senior judges.

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CJA 01-201. Membership – Election. Amend. Prohibits more than 2 successive terms on the Judicial Council.
CJA 01-204. Executive committees. Amend. Requires new committee chairs at least every 2 years.
CJA 02-205. Emergency rulemaking procedures. Amend. Changes title to “expedited” rulemaking procedures.
CJA 03-102. Assumption of judicial office. Amend. Deletes requirement for inventory of personal property.
CJA 03-104. Presiding judges. Amend. Technical change to conform to other rules.
CJA 03-306. Court interpreters. Amend. Establishes the duties of the Court Interpreter Committee.
CJA 03-412. Procurement of goods and services. Amend. Changes references to statutes.
CJA 04-206. Exhibits. Amend. Changes requirements for record keeping and destruction.
CJA 04-408. Locations of trial courts of record. Amend. Recognizes West Jordan as a trial court location. Eliminates Sandy and West Valley.
CJA 04-408.01. Responsibility for administration of trial courts. Amend. Designate Kanab as a district court site for which the state contracts with the county.
CJA 07-304. Probation supervision. Amend. Adopts the probation risk assessment and restorative justice models for supervision of juveniles.
CJA 11-101. Supreme Court’s rulemaking process. Amend. Changes title of subsection to “expedited” rulemaking procedures.
CJA 11-201. Senior judges. Amend. Permits senior judges to be active senior judges with an annual evaluation. Establishes a uniform reappointment date.
CJA 11-203. Senior justice court judges. Amend. Permits senior judges to be active senior judges with an annual evaluation. Establishes a uniform reappointment date.
CJA Appendix F. Records retention schedule Amend. Reduces retention period for civil judgments of money only. Treats alcohol related convictions the same as DUI conviction. Technical amendments.

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