(a) Area of focus.
The committee makes recommendations to the council on policy issues affecting the administration and operation of the Courts of Appeal.
(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2007.)
(b) Additional duties.
In addition to the duties described in rule 10.34, the committee must:
(1) Establish administrative policies that promote the quality of justice by advancing the efficient functioning of the appellate courts;
(2) Advise the council of the appellate courts' resource requirements and solicit the council's support in meeting budget, administrative, and staffing requirements;
(3) Make proposals on training for justices and appellate support staff to the Governing Committee of the Center for Judicial Education and Research; and
(4) Comment on and make recommendations to the council about appellate court operations, including:
(A) Initiatives to be pursued by the council or its staff; and
(B) The council's goals and strategies.
(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2016; previously amended effective January 1, 2007.)
The committee consists of:
(1) The Chief Justice as chair; and
(2) The administrative presiding justices of the Courts of Appeal designated under rule 10.1004.
(Subd (c) amended effective January 1, 2007.)
Each year, the committee must recommend budget change proposals to be submitted to the Chief Justice for legislative funding to operate the appellate courts. These proposals must be consistent with the budget management guidelines of the Judicial Council's Finance office.
(Subd (d) amended effective January 1, 2016; previously amended effective January 1, 2007.)
The committee allocates resources among the appellate courts and approves budget management guidelines based on the actual allocation made by the Chief Justice.
(Subd (e) amended effective January 1, 2007.)
(f) Administrative Director.
The Administrative Director must meet regularly with the committee and must notify and, when appropriate, consult with the committee about appellate court personnel matters.
(Subd (f) amended effective January 1, 2016; previously amended effective January 1, 2007.)
Rule 10.52 amended effective January 1, 2016; adopted as rule 6.52 effective January 1, 1999; previously amended and renumbered as rule 10.52 effective January 1, 2007.