Rule 10.11. Executive and Planning Committee

(a) Actions on behalf of the Judicial Council.

The Executive and Planning Committee may take action on behalf of the council between council meetings, except for:

(1)  Adopting rules of court, standards of judicial administration, and forms;

(2)  Making appointments that by statute must be made by the council; and

(3)  Taking actions that are delegated to other council internal committees.

(Subd (a) adopted effective August 14, 2009.)

(b) Planning.

The committee oversees the council's strategic planning process.

(Subd (b) adopted effective August 14, 2009.)

(c) Court facilities.

The committee oversees the council's policies and procedures regarding court facilities, including development of policies, procedures, and guidelines for facilities; site selection; and capital appropriations.

(Subd (c) adopted effective August 14, 2009.)

(d) Agendas for council meetings.

The committee establishes agendas for council meetings by determining:

(1)  Whether items submitted for the council's agenda require the council's action and are presented in a form that provides the council with the information it needs to make well-informed decisions; and

(2)  Whether each item should be on the consent, discussion, or information agenda; how much time should be allotted for discussion; what presenters should be invited to speak; and, when appropriate, which specific issues should be discussed.

(Subd (d) relettered effective January 1, 2019; adopted as subd (e) effective August 14, 2009.)

(e) Topics for making policy and receiving updates.

The committee develops a schedule of topics that the council intends to consider for making policy and receives updates from the Administrative Director or Judicial Council staff.

(Subd (e) relettered effective January 1, 2019; adopted as subd (f) effective August 14, 2009.)

(f) Governance.

The committee makes recommendations to the council regarding governance and oversees the council's review of its governance policies and principles.

(Subd (f) relettered effective January 1, 2019; adopted as subd (g) effective August 14, 2009.)

(g) Nominations.

The committee recommends candidates to the Chief Justice for appointment to the Judicial Council and its advisory bodies.

(Subd (g) relettered effective January 1, 2019; adopted as subd (h) effective August 14, 2009.)

(h) Communications.

The committee promotes effective policies for communications between the Judicial Council and the judicial branch.

(Subd (h) relettered effective January 1, 2019; adopted as subd (j) effective August 14,

2009.)

Rule 10.11 amended effective January 1, 2019; adopted as rule 6.11 effective January 1, 1999; previously amended and renumbered as rule 10.11 effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2002, September 1, 2003, January 1, 2005, August 14, 2009, and January 1, 2016.


Rules that reference this rule: N/A