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Invitation to Comment: Forms, Rules of Court, and Legislation- Special Cycle SP18-19 and SP18-20

Monday, October 15, 2018 5:09 PM | Amelia Montgomery (Administrator)

Comments sought:
This e-mail is to inform you that new proposals have been posted to the California Courts web site, at http://www.courts.ca.gov/policyadmin-invitationstocomment.htm.
Criminal -Item Number: SP18-19
Criminal Procedure: Multicounty Incarceration and Supervision

Summary: Senate Bill 670 (Jackson; Stats. 2017, ch. 287) amended Penal Code section 1170(h),1 effective January 1, 2018, to require courts to determine the county or counties of incarceration and supervision for defendants when imposing judgments concurrent or consecutive to another judgment or judgments previously imposed under section 1170(h) in another county or counties. SB 670 also amended section 1170.3, to require the Judicial Council to adopt rules of court providing criteria for trial judges to consider at the time of sentencing when determining the county or counties of incarceration and supervision. This proposal would implement section 1170.3 by amending California Rules of Court, rule 4.452, to guide the second or subsequent court when determining the county or counties of supervision. The Criminal Law Advisory Committee proposes amendments to rule 4.452 to make it consistent with statutory changes and to incorporate further substantive changes suggested by commenters when this proposal circulated previously.
Deadline to Submit comments: Friday, November 9 at 5:00 pm.
Traffic-Item Number: SP18-20
Uniform Bail and Penalty Schedules: 2019 Edition

Summary: The Traffic Advisory Committee proposes revisions to the Uniform Bail and Penalty Schedules, 2019 Edition, to become effective January 1, 2019. The 2019 proposal includes: (1) recommendations based on new legislation, as required under Vehicle Code section 40310 and Penal Code section 1269b, (2) recommended changes to the Fish and Game Schedule by the Department of Fish and Wildlife, and (3) miscellaneous technical additions and corrections.
Deadline to Submit comments: Friday, October 26 at 5:00 pm.

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