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File #: 22-038    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 | Civil Practice and Procedure: Adjustments to Dollar Amounts of Exemptions (Action Required)
Attachments: 1. 20220311-22-038

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Rules and Forms | Civil Practice and Procedure: Adjustments to Dollar Amounts of Exemptions (Action Required)

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Summary

Summary

Judicial Council staff recommend that the Judicial Council take the following actions required by statute to reflect changes in the California Consumer Price Index in relation to the enforcement of judgements: (1) adopt Current Dollar Amounts Under Code of Civil Procedure Section 699.730(b) (form EJ-186), and revise Current Dollar Amounts of Exemptions From Enforcement of Judgments (form EJ-156), which include the three-year adjustments to the dollar amounts in provisions relating to enforcement of judgments, as required by Code of Civil Procedure section 703.150; and (2) approve for submission to the Legislature the report on potential adjustments to the dollar amounts of homestead exemptions, as required by Code of Civil Procedure section 703.150(c).

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Recommendation

Recommendation

Judicial Council staff recommend that the Judicial Council take the following actions:

1.                     Adopt Current Dollar Amounts Under Code of Civil Procedure Section 699.730(b) (form EJ-186), effective April 1, 2022, which contains revised figures adjusted to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index;

2.                     Revise Current Dollar Amounts of Exemptions From Enforcement of Judgments (form EJ-156), effective April 1, 2022, which contains revised figures adjusted to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index;

3.                     Approve, effective March 30, 2022, the report to the Legislature on potential adjustments to the dollar amounts of homestead exemptions from enforcement of civil judgments, in conformance with Code of Civil Procedure section 703.150(c); and

4.                     Direct Judicial Council staff to submit the report to the Legislature.

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