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Code of Judicial Administration – Effective November 1, 2018

CJA03-0401. Office of General Counsel.  Amend.  Deletes certain unnecessary and outdated provisions.  Removal of the language in lines 39-42 does not abdicate Judges’ responsibility to make their own decisions pursuant to the Code of Judicial Conduct.

CJA03-0414. Court Security.  Amend.  Allows the Court Security Director to possess a firearm and ammunition in a courthouse when qualified.

CJA04-0202.03. Records Access.  Amend.  Allows for access to certain records for Licensed Paralegal Practitioners.  Allows access to juvenile court social records by entities or individuals providing services to juveniles.

CJA04-202.09. Miscellaneous.  Amend.  Adds specific requirements for records access requests for email correspondence.  Corrects previous publication error regarding Tax-related Records and removal of language requiring certification of omitting / redacting all non-public information from the record.

CJA04-0403. Electronic Signature and Signature Stamp Use.  Amend.  Adds “orders appointing a court visitor” to the list of documents on which a clerk may use a judge’s signature stamp, with prior approval from a judge or commissioner.

CJA04-0701. Failure to Appear.  Amend.  Deletes the reference to failures to appear as a separate offense pursuant to S.B. 58, which eliminated the crime of failure to appear on a citation.

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CJA 03-0404. Public information program. Amend. Clarifies the purpose of the public information program.
CJA 04-0202.03. Records access. Amend. Resolve a conflict with URCP 107(a).
CJA 04-0202.08 Fees for records, information, and services. Amend. Adjusts the fees for Xchange to include downloading documents. Adds a per-use fee for those who do not subscribe. Waiver of most Xchange fees for the press.
CJA 04-0408.01. Responsibility for administration of trial courts. Amend. Designate Manti as a state court operation rather than by contract with the county.
CJA 04-0701. Failure to appear. Amend. Clarify that the bail increase applies to each case rather than to each charge in the case.

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CJA 02-0104. Recording meetings. Amend. Modify provisions about Judicial Council audio record and minutes to conform to amendments to the Open and Public Meetings Act.
CJA 03-0102. Assumption of judicial office. Amend. Make applicable to judges of courts of record and not of record.
CJA 03-0306. Court interpreters. Repeal and Reenact. Clarifies the standards for appointing a certified, approved or conditionally approved interpreter. Improves the initial training requirements. Adds Guardianship and Conservatorship appointments to cases requiring a certified interpreter. Identifies the discipline process. Simplifies translation of forms. Permits hiring an interpreter as an employee.
CJA 04-0202.02 Record classification. Amend Classifies business address, phone and email of a non-party as a public record. Residential and personal information of a non-party would remain private.
CJA 04-0409. Council approval of Problem Solving Courts. Amend. Delete reference to repealed section of the Utah Code.
CJA 04-0701. Failure to appear. Amend. Conforming to HB 292, eliminates the requirement for a ciminal information before issuing a warrant for failure to appear in an infraction.
CJA 04-0906. Guardian ad litem program. Amend. Provides that the Guardian ad Litem Oversight Committee appoints the director.

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CJA 01-205. Standing and ad hoc committees. Amend. Establishes the Judicial Outreach Committee. Technical amendments.
CJA 03-111.03. Standards of judicial performance. Amend. Establishes 30 hours per year as the minimum standard for certification.
CJA 03-114. Judicial outreach. Amend. Identifies the responsibilities of the Judicial Outreach Committee.
CJA 03-201.02. Court Commissioner Conduct Committee. Amend. Changes composition of Court Commissioner Conduct Committee.
CJA 03-403. Judicial branch education. Amend. Eliminates mandatory attendance at annual judicial conference.
CJA 03-412. Procurement of goods and services. Amend. Increases the amount of contracts within the discretion of the TCE from $1000 to $5000.
CJA 04-202.02. Records classification. Amend. Changes designation of PSI report from “controlled” to “protected” to conform with statute.
CJA 04-402. Clerical resources. Repeal and reenact. Establishes process for clerical weighted caseload.
CJA 04-701. Failure to appear. Amend. Increases bail for failure to appear.
CJA 09-101. Board of Justice Court Judges. Amend. Changes justice court representative on the Education Committee.
CJA 09-103. Certification of education requirements. Amend. Amend to conform to statutes.

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