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Code of Judicial Administration – Effective May 1, 2018

CJA01-0205 Standing and ad hoc committees. Amend. Adds a justice court judge to the Standing Committee on Resources for Self-represented Parties.

CJA03-0104 Presiding judges. Amend. Moves and amends paragraph (c)(5) from Rule 7 of the Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure, which addresses the use of justice court judges as magistrates.

CJA03-0201 Court commissioners. Amend. Clarifies 1) how the districts and court levels that a commissioner will serve will be represented on the court commissioner nominating committee; 2) how a commissioner is selected if they will serve more than one judicial district or court level; 3) that the commissioner certification process addresses retention, not removal; 4) that when a commissioner serves two districts or court levels, the presiding judges will each prepare performance evaluations and performance plans; and 5) how the commissioner public comment period results are reviewed and used.

CJA06-0501 Reporting requirements for guardians and conservators. Amend. In conformity with H.B. 214 (2017), removes the requirement that a non-parent co-guardian report to the court when another co-guardian is the parent of the protected person.

Supreme Court Order for rules 1-205, 3-104, 6-501

Supreme Court Order for rule 3-201

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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. Effective February 23, 2015 under Rule 2-205.
CJA 03-0201. Court commissioners. Amend. Requires a court commissioner to undergo a performance evaluation annually. Effective February 23, 2015 under Rule 2-205.
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. Effective February 23, 2015 under Rule 2-205.
CJA 11-0203. Senior justice court judges. Amend. Establishes a residency requirement. Requires a senior justice court judge to undergo a performance evaluation every 18 months after a first term. Effective February 23, 2015 under Rule 2-205.
Judicial Council Minutes.
Supreme Court Order.

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CJA 01-0205. Standing and ad hoc committees. Amend. Exempts the Guardian ad Litem Oversight Committee from sunset review.
CJA 02-0103. Open and closed meetings. Amend. Clarifies that a meeting can be closed to discuss the professional competence of an individual. Provides that discussion of a non-public record is grounds to close a meeting.
CJA 02-0106.01. Goals of performance evaluation for judicial self improvement. Repeal. Self-improvement goals for commissioners and senior judges will be governed by Rule 3-111.
CJA 02-0106.02. Criteria for judicial self improvement. Repeal. Self-improvement goals for commissioners and senior judges will be governed by Rule 3-111.
CJA 02-0106.03. Information for judicial self improvement. Repeal. Self-improvement goals for commissioners and senior judges will be governed by Rule 3-111.
CJA 02-0106.04. Self improvement process. Repeal. Self-improvement goals for commissioners and senior judges will be governed by Rule 3-111.
CJA 02-0106.05. Administration of the performance evaluation program for judicial self improvement. Repeal. Self-improvement goals for commissioners and senior judges will be governed by Rule 3-111.
CJA 03-0111. Performance evaluation of senior judges and court commissioners. New. Combines Rules 3-111.01 through 3-111.04 into one rule, describing the evaluation program applicable to senior judges and court commissioners.
CJA 03-0111.05. Evaluation and certification of senior judges. Repeal.
CJA 03-0111.06. Administration of the judicial performance evaluation and certification program. Repeal.
CJA 03-0201. Court commissioners. Amend. Provides for uniform end of term of December 31.
CJA 03-0306. Court interpreters. Amend. Expand interpreter program to the remaining balance of the court’s casetypes.
CJA 04-0202.02. Records classification. Amend. Classifies interviews at a Children’s Justice Center as protected during the proceedings and as sealed at the conclusion of the proceedings. Classify performance evaluation information from senior judges and court commissioners as private.
CJA 04-0202.06. Response to request to access or classify a court record. Amend. Incorporate amendments to GRAMA by HB 278 and HB 133. Require that, if a records request claims to qualify for an expedited response, the records custodian will, within 5 business days, respond or notify the requester that the request does not qualify. If the request is to access a record of a Children’s Justice Center investigative interview, refer to Section 77-37-4.
CJA 04-0601. Selection of indigent aggravated murder defense fund counsel. New. Establishes the process to be used to select pre-contracted attorneys from the roster maintained by the Indigent Defense Funds Board in aggravated murder cases.
CJA 04-0702. Electronic citations required. New. Require that citations filed after July 1, 2012 be filed electronically.
CJA 06-0402. Records in domestic relations cases. New. Defines the records required for motions for temporary relief, alimony, child support, and child custody.
CJA 07-0308. Expungement procedures. Repeal. All provisions of this rule are contained in URJP 56 or Section 78A-6-1105.

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CJA 01-304. General authority and duties. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 03-104. Presiding judges. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 03-201. Court commissioners. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 03-306. Court Interpreters. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 03-412. Procurement of goods and services. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 03-413. Judicial library resources. Amend. Deletes references to materials no longer published.
CJA 03-414. Court security. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 04-201. Record of proceedings. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 04-203. Designating a case as historically significant. New. Establishes a process by which a person can request that a case be designated as historically significant. Records in historically significant cases will be retained permanently.
CJA 04-301. Trust Accounts. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 04-302. Uniform recommended fine/bail schedule. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 04-401. Media in the courtroom. Amend. Permits audio and video transmissions from the courtroom. Prohibits photographing documents and exhibits not in the public record. Clarifies that the judge can control areas adjacent to the courtroom without automatic restrictions.
CJA 04-404. Jury selection and service. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 04-405. Juror and witness fees and expenses. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 04-408.01. Responsibility for administration of trial courts. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 04-510. Alternative dispute resolution. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 04-801. Transfer of small claims cases. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 06-101. The Board of District Court Judges. Amend. Prohibits a judge who is substituting for a Board member from making or voting on motions.
CJA 06-401. Domestic relations commissioners. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 07-102. Duties and authority of Juvenile Court Commissioners. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 07-302. Social studies. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 07-305. Reviews. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 09-103. Certification of educational requirements. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 09-104. Salary recommendations. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
CJA 10-1-304. Blanket bonds. Amend. Correct references to former Utah Code Title 78.
Chapter 11. Article 1. Advisory Committees and the Rulemaking Process. Amend. Creates from Rule 11-101 a series of rules. Each rule regulates a particular topic in the rulemaking process.
CJA 11-101. Creation and Composition of Advisory Committees. Amend. Adds a provision that committee members are officers of the court and not representatives of any interest.
CJA 11-102. Advisory Committee Procedures. New. Adds quorum and voting requirements.
CJA 11-103. Rulemaking Procedures. New. Recognizes reliance on written comments.
CJA 11-104. Procedures Pertaining to the Practice of Law. New. Technical amendments.
CJA 11-105. Supreme Court Action on Rule Modifications. New. Adds distribution and comment provisions to rule amendments initiated by the Supreme Court.
CJA 11-106. Rule Distribution Process. New. Adds a distribution and publication provision.
CJA Appx A. Manual of Procedures for Judicial Nominating Commissions. Amend.
CJA Appx F. Utah State Court Records Retention Schedule. Amend. Establishes a retention period for email.

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