2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:||(at the request of House Interim Committee on Judiciary for Judicial Department)|
|Bill Title:||Relating to courts; appropriating money; declaring an emergency; and providing for revenue raising that requires approval by a three-fifths majority.|
Allows Chief Justice of Supreme Court to adopt rules governing use of electronic applications for all state court records.
Removes requirement that state courts maintain separate probate index. Allows State Court Administrator to establish procedures for destruction of all state court records, not just circuit court records. Modifies laws on filing of transcript on appeal to allow electronic filing of transcript. Reduces from $60 to $44] $45 amount paid by justice and municipal courts to Criminal Fine Account from fines. Modifies priority for application of partial payments on fines in justice and municipal courts. Provides that last $16 collected from fine in justice or municipal court be paid to county and used for drug and alcohol programs, county juvenile and adult corrections programs and facilities and security in certain court facilities. Provides that certain appellate motion fees may not be collected from state, county, city or school district. Increases certain filing fees, fees for writs of garnishment, marriage solemnization fees and prevailing party fees. Establishes State Court Technology Fund and continuously appropriates moneys in fund to Judicial Department for purposes of state court electronic applications, services and systems. Directs State Court Administrator to deposit amount of increases in fees paid to court and fees received for use of Oregon Judicial Information Network in fund. Adjusts biennial limitations on expenditures from fees, moneys or other revenues, including Miscellaneous Receipts and including reimbursements from federal service agreements, but excluding lottery funds and other federal funds, collected or received by Judicial Department for purposes of Act. Sunsets increases in fees paid to court on July 1, 2014. Declares emergency, effective on passage.
|Chapter Number:||Chapter 685|
|Fiscal Impact:||Fiscal Impact Issued|
|Revenue Impact:||Revenue Impact Issued|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|
|Current Location:||Chapter Number Assigned|
|Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanations:||Potential Conflicts of Interest/Vote Explanation Documents|