The Automation Services Unit (ASU) assists Arizona trial courts in enhancing the quality of justice with improvements in court operations, financial processing and statutory reporting through the use of automated systems and tools. The unit is made up of court process experts who provide business and technical analysis, 2nd level support on statewide applications, and training. ASU staff work on the AJACS and AZPOINT systems, and perform services such as:
2022 - 55th Legislature, 2nd Regular Session - Changes to Database
DO NOT complete the below steps for changes if the AOC maintains your database, these have already been completed for you. The General Effective Date is 9/24/2022.
Delayed Effective Date Bills- chart provides general information on bills that will have automation impact in the future. Automation instructions and reminders will be provided closer to the implementation dates.
SB1602 (Chapter 163): CENTRAL STATE REPOSITORY; OFFENSE
The list of violations the court is required to summons to be 10-print fingerprinted has expanded to include a list of misdemeanor offenses required for fingerprint clearance cards.
January 1, 2023
SB1310 (Chapter 352) INCOMPETENT DEFENDANTS; DANGEROUS; INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT
Establishes procedures regarding the commitment, detainment, conditional release, and discharge of a defendant deemed incompetent, non-restorable and dangerous. Outlines requirements for the treatment of a committed defendant.
January 1, 2024
Emergency Effective Date Bills- Automation Instructions provided in links below. Do not complete the below steps for changes if the AOC maintains your database, these have already been completed for you.
Previous Legislative Sessions:
The mission of Code Standardization within the Arizona courts is to develop and implement standardized codes and business process so as to help ensure swift and fair access to the justice system.
The code tables to be addressed in Code Standardization shall include but are not limited to: Court Type, Case Category, Case Type, Party Type, Event Codes, Financial Codes, Citation Type, Event Category, Party Status, and Results Codes.
The codes will be used in a range of automation projects including but not restricted to statistical reporting, case management reporting, public access and reporting to other government agencies.
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