Rules of Judicial Admin. reorganization.
IN THE SUPREME COURT OF FLORIDA IN RE: AMENDMENTS TO THE FLORIDA RULES OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION--REORGANIZATION OF THE RULES, CASE NO. 05-1588 Proposed Reorganization of Rules: FLORIDA RULES OF JUDICIAL ADMINISTRATION PART I. GENERAL PROVISIONS Rule [begin strikethrough]2.010[end strikethrough] 2.110 [begin strikethrough]Effective Date and[end strikethrough] Scope and Purpose [begin strikethrough]2.020[end strikethrough] 2.120 Definitions (a) Court Rule (b) Local Court Rule (c) Administrative Order [begin strikethrough]2.135[end strikethrough] 2.130 Priority of Conflicting Appellate Rules [begin strikethrough]2.130[end strikethrough] 2.140 [begin strikethrough]Procedure for[end strikethrough] Amending Rules of Court ([begin strikethrough]b[end strikethrough] a) Amendments Generally ([begin strikethrough]c[end strikethrough] b) Schedule for Rules Proposals ([begin strikethrough]d[end strikethrough] c) Rejected Proposals ([begin strikethrough]a[end strikethrough] d) Emergency Amendments by Court (e) Emergency Recommendations by Committee (f) Request by Court (g) Amendments to the Rules of Judicial Administration (h) Local Rules Proposed by Trial Courts PART II. STATE COURT ADMINISTRATION [begin strikethrough]2.030[end strikethrough] 2.205 The Supreme Court (a) Internal Government (b) Clerk (c) Librarian (d) Marshal (e) State Courts Administrator (f) Open Sessions (g) Designation of Assigned Judges [begin strikethrough]2.040[end strikethrough] 2.210 District Courts of Appeal (a) Internal Government (b) Clerk (c) Marshal (d) Open Sessions (e) Designation of Assigned Judges [begin strikethrough]2.050[end strikethrough] 2.215 Trial Court Administration (a) Purpose (b) Chief Judge (c) Selection (d) Circuit Court Administrator (e) Local Rules and Administrative Orders (f) Duty to Rule within a Reasonable Time (g) Duty to Expedite Priority Cases (h) Neglect of Duty (i) Status Conference after Compilation of Record in Death Case [begin strikethrough]2.120[end strikethrough] 2.220 Conference of County Court Judges (a) Creation (b) Purpose (c) Officers (d) Authority [begin strikethrough]2.125[end strikethrough] 2.225 Judicial Management Council (a) Creation and Responsibilities (b) Schedule of Reports (c) Supreme Court Action on Recommendation by the Judicial Management Council (d) Membership and Organization (e) Staff Support and Funding [begin strikethrough]2.053[end strikethrough] 2.230 Trial Court Budget Commission (a) Purpose (b) Responsibilities (c) Operational Procedures (d) Action by Supreme Court or Chief Justice on Recommendations of Trial Court Budget Commission (e) Membership and Organization (f) Staff Support and Funding [begin strikethrough]2.054[end strikethrough] 2.235 District Court of Appeal Budget Committee (a) Purpose (b) Responsibilities (c) Operational Procedures (d) Action by Supreme Court or Chief Justice on Recommendations of District Court of Appeal Budget Commission (e) Membership and Organization (f) Staff Support and Funding [begin strikethrough]2.035[end strikethrough] 2.240 Determination of Need For Additional Judges (a) [begin strikethrough]Statement of Purpose[end strikethrough] (b) Criteria (c) Additional Workload Factors (d) Certification Process [begin strikethrough]2.080(a)(b)[end strikethrough] 2.245 [begin strikethrough]Uniform[end strikethrough] Case Reporting System for Trial Courts (a) Reporting (b) Uniform Case Numbering System [begin strikethrough]2.85(f)(g)[end strikethrough] 2.250 Time Standards for Trial and Appellate Courts And Reporting Requirements (a) Time Standards (b) Reporting of Cases [begin strikethrough]2.100[end strikethrough] 2.255 Statewide Grand Jury[begin strikethrough]: Compilation of Lists; Excusal of Prospective Jurors[end strikethrough] (a) Procedure (b) Population (c) Excuses [begin strikethrough]2.180[end strikethrough] 2.260 Change of Venue [begin strikethrough]Procedures[end strikethrough] (a) Preliminary Procedures (b) Presiding Judge (c) Reimbursement of Costs (d) Documentation of Costs (e) Timing of Reimbursement (f) Media Relations (g) Case File [begin strikethrough]2.110[end strikethrough] 2.265 [begin strikethrough]Administration of[end strikethrough] Municipal Ordinance Violations (a) References to Abolished Municipal Courts (b) Costs in County Courts (c) Collection of Outstanding Fines (d) Judicial Notice of Municipal Ordinances (d) Style of Municipal Ordinance Cases PART III. JUDICIAL OFFICERS [begin strikethrough]2.140[end strikethrough] 2.310 Judicial Discipline, Removal, Retirement and Suspension (a) Filing (b) Procedure (c) Costs [begin strikethrough]2.150[end strikethrough] 2.320 Continuing Judicial Education (a) Purpose [begin strikethrough]and Effective Date[end strikethrough] (b) Education Requirements (c) Course Approval (d) Waiver (e) Reporting Requirements and Sanctions [begin strikethrough]2.160[end strikethrough] 2.330 Disqualification of Trial Judges (a) Application (b) Parties (c) Motion (d) Grounds (e) Time (f) Determination--Initial Motion (g) Determination--Successive Motions (h) Prior Rulings (i) Judge's Initiative (j) Time for Determination PART IV JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS AND RECORDS [begin strikethrough]2.072[end strikethrough] 2.410 Possession of Court Records [begin strikethrough]2.051[end strikethrough] 2.420 Public Access to Judicial Branch Records [begin strikethrough](a) Generally[end strikethrough] Scope and Purpose (b) Definitions (c) Exemptions (d) Judicial Review of Denial of Access Request (e) Procedure [begin strikethrough]2.075[end strikethrough] 2.430 Retention of Court Records (a) Definitions (b) Required Consent (c) Permanently Recorded Records (d) Records Not Permanently Recorded (e) Records to be Retained Permanently (f) Court Reporters' Notes (g) Exhibits (h) Disposition Other Than Destruction (i) Release of Court Records (j) Right to Expunge Records (k) Sealed Records [begin strikethrough]2.076[end strikethrough] 2.440 Retention of Judicial Branch Administrative Records (a) Definitions (b) Retention Requirements [begin strikethrough]2.170[end strikethrough] 2.450 [begin strikethrough]Standards of Contract and Technology Governing Electronic Media and Still Photography[end strikethrough] Technological Coverage of Judicial Proceedings (a) Electronic and Still Photography Allowed (b) Equipment and Personnel (c) Sound and Light Criteria (d) Location of Equipment Personnel (e) Movement During Proceedings (f) Courtroom Light Sources (g) Conferences of Counsel (h) Impermissible Use of Media Material (i) Appellate Review PART V PRACTICE OF LAW A. ATTORNEYS [begin strikethrough]2.060(a)(b)(f)(g)(h)(i)(j)(k)[end strikethrough] 2.505 Attorneys [begin strikethrough](a)[end strikethrough] Generally Scope and Pupose (b) Persons Employed by the Court Not to Practice (c) Attorney Not to be Surety (d) Stipulations (e) Appearance of Attorney (f) Termination of Appearance of Attorney (g) Law Student Participation (h) Attorney as Agent of Client [begin strikethrough]2.061[end strikethrough] 2.510 Foreign Attorneys (a) Eligibility (b) Contents of Verified Motion B. PRACTICE AND LITIGATION PROCEDURES [begin strikethrough]2.060(c)(d)(e)[end strikethrough] 2.515 Signature of Attorneys and Parties [begin strikethrough](a) Pleadings to be Signed[end strikethrough] Attorney Signature [begin strikethrough](b) Party Not Represented by Attorney to Sign[end strikethrough] Pro Se Litigant Signature (c) Form of Signature [begin strikethrough]of Attorney, Party, or Other Person 2.055[end strikethrough] 2.520 Paper (a) Type and Size (b) Exhibits (c) Recording Space (d) Exceptions to Recording Space (e) Noncompliance [begin strikethrough]2.090[end strikethrough] 2.525 Electronic Filing [begin strikethrough]Of Matters In All Proceedings Withing the State Courts System[end strikethrough] (a) Definition (b) Application (c) Documents Affected (d) Service (e) Transmission Difficulties (f) Administration [begin strikethrough]2.071[end strikethrough] 2.530 [begin strikethrough]Use of[end strikethrough] Communication Equipment (a) Definition (b) Use by All Parties (c) Use Only by Requesting Party (d) Testimony (e) Burden of Expense (f) [begin strikethrough]Petition to[end strikethrough] Override of Family Violence Indicator [begin strikethrough]2.070[end strikethrough] 2.535 Court Reporting (a) Definition (b) When Court Reporting Required (c) Record (d) Fees (e) Transcripts (f) Reporter as Officer of Court (g) Court Reporting Services Provided in Mental Health Proceedings or at Public Expenses (h) Court Reporting Services in Capital Cases [begin strikethrough]2.065[end strikethrough] 2.540 Notices to Persons With Disabilities [begin strikethrough]2.085(a)(b)(c)(d)[end strikethrough] 2.545 Case Management [begin strikethrough]and Time Standards for Trial and Appellate Courts (a) Purpose (b) Case Control (c) Priority Cases (d) Related Cases (e) Continuances [begin strikethrough]2.052[end strikethrough] 2.550 Calendar Conflicts (a) Guidelines (b) Additional Circumstances (c) Notice and Agreement; Resolution by Judges [begin strikethrough]2.080(c)(d)(e)[end strikethrough] 2.555 [begin strikethrough]Uniform Case Reporting System for Trial Courts[end strikethrough] Initiation of Criminal Proceedings (a) Major Statutory Offense (b) Ordinance Violations (c) Information or Indictment after County Court Proceedings Begun
Proposed Amendments to Renumbered Rule 2.140: Rule 2.140. [begin strikethrough]Procedure for[end strikethrough] Amending Rules of Court
(a)-(f) [No change]
(g) Amendments to the Rules of Judicial Administration.
(1) Amendments Without Referral to Rules Committee. Changes to the Rules of Judicial Administration contained in Part II, State Court Administration, of these rules, and rules 2.310, and 2.320, contained in Part III. Judicial Officers, generally will be considered and adopted by the supreme court without reference to or proposal from the Rules of Judicial Administration Committee. The supreme court may amend rules under this subdivision at any time, with or without notice. If a change is made without notice, the Court shall fix a date for future consideration of the change and the change shall be published on the Internet websites of the supreme court and The Florida Bar and in the Florida Bar Journal or Florida Bar News. Any person may file comments concerning the change, in accordance with the procedures set forth in subdivision (b)(6) of this rule. The court may hear oral argument on the change. Notice of the hearing on the change and a copy of the change shall be provided in accordance with subdivision (d) of this rule.
(2) Other Amendments. Amendments to all other Rules of Judicial Administration shall be referred to or proposed by the Rules of Judicial Administration Committee and adopted by the supreme court as provided in subdivisions (a), (b), (c), (d), (e), and (f) of this rule.
[begin strikethrough](g)[end strikethrough](h) Local Rules Proposed by Trial Courts. [No change]
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