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Rule Impacts Report
2009 Table of Contents / Petitions Not Granted
Rule 31.6, Rules of Criminal Procedure
Would have required disbursement of restitution payments collected by the court pending an appeal unless the defendant could demonstrate to the court sufficient grounds for a stay.
Would have imposed a uniform and equitable time limit of 48 hours from the initial appearance within which the State must have filed a complaint.
Would have amended the definition of presiding judge to include a justice of the peace.
Would have required the presiding judge in each county to create a random case assignment system within each judicial division for all cases in which a judge had not previously been involved.
Would have required the presence of children who were the subject of a dependency proceeding at all hearings except for good cause shown, and would have required a court determination that the child's counsel had meaningful contact with the child before any substantive hearing.
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