Category: URJP007

Rules of Juvenile Procedure – Comment Period Closed August 12, 2021

URJP005. Definitions. Amend. Updates statutory references affected by H.B. 285 Juvenile Code Recodification (2021) and updates the definition of “ungovernability” to align with H.B. 285.

URJP007. Warrants. Amend. Updates statutory references affected by H.B. 285 Juvenile Code Recodification (2021). Modifies the language in subsection (b)(6) regarding runaway minors to align with H.B. 285, adds a statutory reference to the authority a probation officer has to take into custody a minor who violates a condition of probation, and clarifies that “custody” is “temporary custody.”

URJP011. Time limits on detention orders. Amend. Updates statutory references affected by H.B. 285 Juvenile Code Recodification (2021) and adds language to address when diversion in lieu of detention agreements can terminate.

URJP030. Citations; applicable offenses and procedures; bail. Amend.  Updates statutory references affected by H.B. 285 Juvenile Code Recodification (2021). Clarifies a minor’s right to bail when the minor has been cited or is in a detention facility as well as that “court” refers to “juvenile court.”

URJP050. Presence at hearings. Amend. Updates statutory references affected by H.B. 285 Juvenile Code Recodification (2021). Modifies the language in subsection (f) to conform with proposed changes the Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure made to Civil Rule 24 involving tribal intervention and participation in Indian Child Welfare Act cases.

URJP060. Judicial bypass procedure to authorize minor to consent to an abortion. Amend. Updates statutory references affected by H.B. 285 Juvenile Code Recodification (2021) and qualifies that the time frame in subsection (d) is business days.

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Rules of Juvenile Procedure – Comment Period Closed December 31, 2017

URJP007 Warrants.  Contains revisions necessitated by new statute section 78A-6-106.5 promulgated by H.B. 239 – Juvenile Justice Amendments.

URJP015 Preliminary inquiry; informal adjustment without petition.  Contains revisions necessitated by statutory revisions to section 78A-6-602 promulgated by H.B. 239 – Juvenile Justice Amendments.

URJP016 Transfer of delinquency case for preliminary inquiry.  Contains revisions necessitated by statutory revisions to section 78A-6-602 promulgated by H.B. 239 – Juvenile Justice Amendments.  Clarifies applicability of certain rule provisions to a child (under the age of 18) and a minor (under the age of 21).

URJP023A Hearing on conditions of Section 78A-6-702.  Changes burden of proof to preponderance to bring rule into conformity with 2015 statute change.

URJP031 Initiation of truancy proceedings.  Repeals Rule 31 due to statutory changes removing juvenile court jurisdiction over habitual truants.

URJP033 Preliminary orders and summary proceedings.  Deletes provisions related to the ability to place non-resident runaways into the custody of the Division of child and Family Services.

 

 

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Rules of Juvenile Procedure

URJP 07. Warrants. Amend. The changes incorporate procedural provisions from the Utah Code on search warrants. The changes also create procedures to implement the requirements of Anderson v. Taylor, 2006 UT 55. The rule requires a judge to retain search warrant documents from the time a search warrant is issued. Effective Date: April 30, 2007. Approved as an expedited amendment under Rule 11-101(6)(F). Subject to further change after the comment period.

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