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File #: 22-028    Version: 1
Type: Rule/Form Proposal Status: Passed
File created: 11/9/2021 In control: Judicial Council
On agenda: 3/11/2022 Final action: 3/11/2022
Title: Rules and Forms | Miscellaneous Technical Changes (Action Required)
Attachments: 1. 20220311-22-028

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Rules and Forms | Miscellaneous Technical Changes (Action Required)

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Summary

Summary

Judicial Council staff have identified items in the California Rules of Court and Judicial Council forms that must be amended and revised to reflect changes in the law resulting from recent legislation and correct inadvertent errors. Judicial Council staff recommend making the necessary corrections as soon as possible to ensure the rules and forms comply with the law and to avoid causing confusion for court users, clerks, and judicial officers.

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Recommendation

Recommendation

Judicial Council staff recommend that the council, effective March 14, 2022:

1.                     Amend California Rules of Court, rule 4.200, to replace the reference to “Wheeler/Batson objections” with a reference to objections under Code of Civil Procedure, section 231.7(b);

2.                     Amend California Rules of Court, rule 4.530, to delete references to repealed Penal Code section 1203.1b and to reflect amendments to Penal Code section 1203.9;

3.                     Revise Order for Transfer (form CR-251) to delete references to repealed Penal Code section 1203.1b; and

4.                     Revise Prosecuting Agency Response to Petition/Application (form CR-402) to replace an incorrect reference in item 2 of the proof of service.