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, beginning July 1, 2017, within two court days after the conclusion of a hearing conducted pursuant to the Family Code, to make available to each party who is present at the hearing a detailed, official 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
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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:
begin deleteBeginning end deleteJuly 1, 2017, within two court days
4after the conclusion of a hearing conducted pursuant to this code,
5the court shall make available to each party who is present at the
6hearing a detailed, official order setting forth the basic
7terms of any orders that were made in open court during the
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12(b) This section does not require the court to prepare or provide
13a judgment of dissolution, legal separation, nullity, or parentage.
14(c) This section is not intended to impact the law governing
15statements of decisions.
16(d) This section does not preclude the court from requiring the
17parties or counsel to prepare an order, or accepting proposed orders
18or stipulations for orders from the parties or counsel at the time of
19the hearing. The court may, after providing the order described in
20subdivision (a), permit parties or counsel to submit more detailed
21orders after the hearing.
22(e) On or before
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23Council shall adopt a rule of court and any forms necessary to
24implement this section.