Posted: March 25, 2019
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 AMEND – revises rule to conform with current practice and removes outdated provisions that no longer conform to current practice.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.