The Utah Judicial Council invites comments to the following proposed amendments to Utah Code of Judicial Administration. The comment period expires February 17, 2017.
Utah Code of Judicial Administration
CJA01-205. Standing and ad hoc committees. Amend. Creates a new Judicial Council Standing Committee on Forms; provides committee composition. Expedited under Rule 2-205.
CJA02-212. Communication with the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel. Amend. Limits and changes the timing of the notice requirement to the Office of Legislative Research and General Counsel of the Court’s draft rules.
CJA03-117. Committee on Court Forms. New. Establishes the charge for the new Judicial Council Standing Committee on Forms. Expedited under Rule 2-205.
CJA04-103. Civil calendar management. Amend. Pursuant to Cannon v. Holmes, 2016 UT 42 and Civil Rule 41, requires that all orders of dismissal entered under the rule must contain the language “without prejudice.”
CJA04-202.02. Records Classification. Amend. Makes dismissals in criminal cases private except in limited circumstances.
How to View Redline Text of the Proposed Amendments
To see proposed rule amendment and submit comments, click on this link to: http://www.utcourts.gov/resources/rules/comments/, then click on the rule number.
How to Submit Comments
You can comment and view the comments of others by clicking on the “comments” link associated with each body of rules. It is most efficient to submit comments through the website. After clicking on the comment link, you will be asked for your name, which is required, and your email address which need not be your real address. The comment website is public. Each comment must be approved by the site administrator before it will show on the public website. Although all comments will be considered, they will not be acknowledged with a response.
Please submit comments directly through the website. Should you have any questions, please contact the committee staff person. The list of committees can be found at: https://www.utcourts.gov/committees/.