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AB-1096 Courts: official reporters.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 1096


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Harkey

February 18, 2011


An act relating to the courts.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 1096, as introduced, Harkey. Courts: official reporters.
Existing law authorizes a superior court to appoint as many official reporters as are deemed required and prohibits a person from being appointed to that position unless he or she is licensed by the Court Reporters Board of California. Under existing law, a court may order, in specified cases, that the proceedings be electronically recorded if an official reporter is unavailable.
This bill would express the Legislature’s intent to require that all court proceedings be automated.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would require the reporting of proceedings in the courts to be automated.