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File #: 19-104    Version: 1
Type: Rule/Form Proposal Status: Passed
File created: 4/4/2019 In control: Judicial Council
On agenda: 5/17/2019 Final action: 5/17/2019
Title: Rules and Forms | Language Access Plan: Language Services in Noncourtroom Settings (Action Required)
Attachments: 1. 20190517-19-104

Title

Title

Rules and Forms | Language Access Plan: Language Services in Noncourtroom Settings (Action Required)

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Summary

Summary

The Advisory Committee on Providing Access and Fairness recommends the adoption of a new rule of court and the approval of three optional forms to satisfy a series of recommendations from the Strategic Plan for Language Access in the California Courts (LAP) focusing on the provision of language services outside the courtroom.

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Recommendation

Recommendation

The Advisory Committee on Providing Access and Fairness recommends that the Judicial Council, effective September 1, 2019:

 

1.    Adopt California Rules of Court, rule 1.300, titled “Access to programs, services, and professionals,” to be located within a new chapter of title 1, “Language Access Services”; and

 

2.    Approve Notice of Available Language Assistance-Service Provider (form LA-350); Service Not Available in My Language: Request to Change Court Order (form LA-400); and Service Not Available in My Language: Order (form LA-450), to be identified by a new forms category titled “Language Access,” having the prefix LA.

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