Rule Petitions - Not Granted

 Rules Petitions That Were Not Granted

The following rule petitions were rejected at the August 31, 2010 Rules Agenda


Ariz. R. Crim. P.

Rule 10.5

The petition requested that a new paragraph be added to Rule 10.5 to address the transfer of cases already set for trial due to the unavailability of the trial judge.


Ariz. R. Crim. P.
Rules 35.1 and 35.4

The petition requested that these rules be amended to include a provision for the enlargement of time to file a motion, response, or reply; and to clarify the effect of a party’s failure to file a timely response.


(not specified)

The petition requested that a rule be adopted that would prohibit an employee of an Arizona court from serving as a juror in that same court.


Ariz. R. Evidence

Rule 412

The petition requested the addition of a new rule regarding the foundation for the admission of medical bills and records.


Ariz. R. Civ. P.
Rules 35 and 37

This petition proposed to amend the rules governing physical and mental examinations of persons during discovery to more closely reflect the procedures that litigators currently follow, and to take into account changes in technology.


Ariz. R. Civ. P. 4.1

The proposed amendment would have permitted service by first class mail on the registered vehicle owner for civil traffic violations captured by a photo enforcement system.


Rule 6(E)(4)(e)(2)

The petition requested the repeal of a provision in this rule that authorizes a judicial officer to prohibit a defendant from possessing, purchasing, or receiving firearms and ammunition for the duration of an injunction against harassment.


Rule 1(D)(4)

The petition requested that the court be permitted to direct a defendant to remain in the courtroom for a period of time after the plaintiff is excused only in cases where an order of protection or an injunction against harassment remains in force.


Rule 1(B)(1)(d)

The petition asked that the term “victim” in the ARPOP rules be replaced with the term “plaintiff” or “alleged victim.”