The Utah Supreme Court invites comments to the following proposed amendment to Utah Code of Judicial Administration. The comment period expires July 8, 2016.
Utah Code of Judicial Administration
CJA03-104 Presiding judges. Amend. Affirms the authority of presiding judges to appoint senior judges to fill judicial vacancies for up to 14 judicial days without prior approval. Provides that if more than 14 judicial days of coverage is needed, the presiding judge will present to the State Court Administrator a plan for meeting the needs of the court and the budget needed to implement the plan. If any part of the plan is contested by the State Court Administrator, the plan will be reviewed by the Management Committee of the Judicial Council for final determination.
How to View Redline Text of the Proposed Amendment
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/.