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UCJA Rule 1-204 (Code of Judicial Administration)


Rule 1-204. Executive committees.
Rule printed on November 28, 2022 at 7:52 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 5/23/2022


To establish executive committees of the Council.

To identify the responsibility and authority of the executive committees.

To identify the membership and composition of the executive committees.

To establish procedures for executive committee meetings.


This rule shall apply to the judiciary.

Statement of the Rule:

(1) Executive Committees. The following executive committees of the Council are hereby established:

(1)(a) the Management Committee;

(1)(b) the Policy, Planning, and Technology Committee;

(1)(c) the Liaison Committee; and

(1)(d) the Budget and Fiscal Management Committee.

(2) Management Committee. The Management Committee shall be comprised of at least four Council members, one of whom shall be the Presiding Officer of the Council. Three Committee members constitute a quorum. The Presiding Officer of the Council or Presiding Officer's designee shall serve as the Chair. When at least three members concur, the Management Committee is authorized to act on behalf of the entire Council when the Council is not in session and to act on any matter specifically delegated to the Management Committee by the Council. The Management Committee is responsible for managing the agenda of the Council consistently with Rule 2-102 of this Code. The Management Committee is responsible for deciding procurement protest appeals.

(3) Policy, Planning, and Technology Committee.The Policy, Planning, and Technology Committee shall recommend to the Council new and amended rules for the Code of Judicial Administration, new and amended policies for the Human Resource Policies and Procedures Manual, pursuant to Rule 3-402, and new or amended technology policies and priorities. The committee shall recommend to the Council periodic and long term planning efforts as necessary for the efficient administration of justice, and shall research and make recommendations regarding any matter referred by the Council.

(4) Liaison Committee.The Liaison Committee shall recommend to the Council legislation to be sponsored by the Council. The committee shall review legislation affecting the authority, jurisdiction, organization or administration of the judiciary. When the exigencies of the legislative process preclude full discussion of the issues by the Council, the Committee may endorse or oppose the legislation, take no position or offer amendments on behalf of the Council.

(5) Budget and Fiscal Management Committee. The Budget and Fiscal Management Committee shall review court budget proposals, recommend fiscal priorities and the allocation of funds, and make recommendations to the Council regarding budget management and budget development in accordance with Rule 3-406.

(6) Members. Members of the executive committees must be members of the Council. Each executive committee shall consist of at least three members appointed by the Council to serve at its pleasure. The members of the Policy, Planning, and Technology Committee, the Budget and Fiscal Management Committee, and the Liaison Committee shall elect their respective chairs on a schedule deemed appropriate by each Committee. Chairs must be members of the Council.

(7) Meetings and Judicial Council Reports. Each committee shall meet as often as necessary to perform its responsibilities, but a minimum of four times per year. Each committee shall report to the Council as necessary.

(8) Staff. The Administrative Office shall provide staff support to the executive committees.

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