Category: CJA03-0413

Code of Judicial Administration – Effective May 1, 2019

CJA01-0205. Standing and Ad Hoc Committee. AMEND – adds Court Security Director as a member of the Court Facility Planning Committee.

CJA02-0208. Publication and Distribution. AMEND – remove requirement that AOC and TCEs “maintain a copy of the CJA and make it available for inspection during business hours.”

CJA03-0103. Administrative Role of Judges. AMEND – assigns responsibilities to justice court presiding judges, to conform with district court counterparts.

CJA03-0104. Presiding Judges. AMEND – clarifies responsibilities of presiding judges to coordinate with presiding justice court judges regarding magistrate rotation.

CJA03-0106. Legislative Activities. AMEND – clarify options available to judicial council in response to legislative activities.

CJA03-0107. Executive Branch Policy Initiatives. AMEND – clarify options available to judicial council in response to executive initiatives.

CJA03-0111. Performance Evaluation of Senior Judges and Court Commissioners. AMEND – assigns responsibilities to justice court presiding judges, to conform with district court counterparts.

CJA03-0413. Judicial library resources. AMEND – revises rule to conform with current practice and removes outdated provisions that no longer conform to current practice.

CJA03-0501. Insurance Benefits Upon Retirement. AMEND – adds “parental leave” to the “sick day” calculation for purposes of determining post-retirement insurance benefits.

CJA04-0202.09. Miscellaneous. AMEND – removes the requirement for a party to label a filing as private, protected, controlled, juvenile social / juvenile legal, or safeguarded.

CJA04-0403. Electronic signature and signature stamp use. AMEND – authorizes use of judge signature stamp on writs of habeas corpus ad prosequendum / testificandum for transport of federal prisoners.  Authorizes use of judge signature stamp on forthcoming / proposed Rule 109 (Domestic Relations Injunctions) orders.

CJA04-0405. Juror and Witness Fees and Expenses. AMEND – makes various revisions to align rule with current business practices at court and state level.

CJA04-0508. Guidelines for Ruling on a Motion to Waive Fees. AMEND – removes default requirement to provide documentation supporting affidavit of impecuniousity, authorizing judge to specifically request that such documentation be provided on a case by case basis.

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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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CJA 01-205. Standing and ad hoc committees. Amend. Establishes the Committee on Resources for Self-represented Parties.
CJA 03-111.03. Standards of judicial performance Amend. Eliminates possibility of lawyer with trial experience being removed from respondent pool due to too few total appearances.
CJA 03-115. Committee on resources for self-represented parties. New. Identifies the responsibilities of the committee.
CJA 03-408. Inventory. Amend. Changes minimum value for mandatory inventory control from $500 to $1,000.
CJA 03-411. Grant management. Amend. Adds approval by the legislature for large federal grants.
CJA 03-413. Judicial library resources. Amend. Eliminate mandatory subscription to Utah Advance Reports.
CJA 04-105. Designation of arraignment area as courtroom. New. Designate arraignment areas as courtrooms so that rules regulating procedure and decorum apply.
CJA 09-105. Justice Court hours Amend. Establishes 5-day operation as the standard for justice courts. Permits waiver by the Judicial Council.
CJA 09-107. Justice court technology, security, and training account. New. Establishes the process for allocation of funds from the Justice Court Technology, Security, and Training restricted account.
CJA 10-1-203. Designation of video arraignment areas as courtroom. Repeal. Replace Second District rule with 4-105 applicable statewide.
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