SB 917, as amended, Jackson. Family law: court orders.
Existing law authorizes a court to issue orders relating to matters under the Family Code, including, among others, restraining orders and orders for child support.
This bill would require a court,
begin delete atend delete the conclusion of a hearing conducted pursuant to the Family Code, to begin delete provideend delete each party who is present at the hearing begin delete with a writtenend delete order setting forth the basic terms of any orders that were made in open court during the hearing. The bill would also require the Judicial Council, on or before January 1, 2018, to adopt a rule of court and any forms necessary to implement these provisions.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 219 is added to the Family Code, to read:
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3the conclusion of a hearing conducted pursuant to this code, the
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P2 1the hearing
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order setting forth
2the basic terms of any orders that were made in open court during
4(b) This section does not require the court to prepare or provide
5a judgment of dissolution, legal separation, nullity, or parentage.
6(c) This section is not intended to impact the law governing
7statements of decisions.
8(d) This section does not preclude the court from requiring the
9parties or counsel to prepare an order, or accepting proposed orders
10or stipulations for orders from the parties or counsel at the time of
11the hearing. The court may, after providing the order described in
12subdivision (a), permit parties or counsel to submit more detailed
13orders after the hearing.
14(e) On or before January 1, 2018, the Judicial Council shall
15adopt a rule of court and any forms necessary to implement this