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2009 Resolutions

 

Conference of California Bar Associations

2009 Resolutions

Final Actions

Resolution

Title

Final Action

Business, Corp & Taxation
01-01-2009 Real Property: Standard of Care for Mortgage Originators
AP
01-02-2009 Share Value at Dissolution: Agreement Among Shareholders to Determine Value
AA
01-03-2009 Real Property: Exemption for Qualification
AP
01-04-2009 Foreign Corporations: Enforcement of Shareholder Rights
W
01-05-2009 Dissolution of a Limited Liability Company: Appeal of Alternative Decree
AA
01-06-2009 Taxation: Increased Limits for Annual Reassessment of Commercial and Industrial Property
AP
Real Property
02-01-2009 Real Property: Stay of Foreclosure Sale
D
02-02-2009 Real Property: Deed of Trust Recording
W
02-03-2009 Real Property: Recording Notice of Commencement of Work
D
02-04-2009 Real Property: Notice of Intent to Perfect Adverse Possession Claim
AP
02-05-2009 Landlord-Tenant: Protections for Renters Following Foreclosure
AP
02-06-2009 Landlord-Tenant: Liability For Security Deposit Following Foreclosure
AA
02-07-2009 Landlord-Tenant: Duties of Utility Providers
AA
Environment
03-01-2009 Ocean Protection: Reduction and Prevention of Ocean Litter
AP
03-02-2009 Agricultural Commissioners: Enforcement of Civil Penalty Judgements
AP
03-03-2009 Energy Generation: Payments and Feed-In Tariffs
AP
03-04-2009 Fishery Sustainability: Establish Statewide Fishing Limits to Preserve Species and Ecosystems
AP
Labor
04-01-2009 Labor Law: Written Commission Agreements
AP
04-02-2009 Labor Law: Penalty for Failure to Pay Wages
AP
04-03-2009 Labor Law: Personal Liability for Acts of Retaliation
D
04-04-2009 Labor Law: Employee-Selected Flexible Alternative Workweeks
AP
04-05-2009 Labor Law: Employee Commuter Benefits
AA
04-06-2009 Family Rights Act: Expanding the Definition of Dependents
D
04-07-2009 Worker's Compensation: 60-Day Notice to Employer of a Permanent Disability
AP
04-08-2009 Labor Law: Definition of "Volunteer"
AA
04-09-2009 Employment of Minors: Definition of 'Community Entertainment'
AP
Family Law
05-01-2009 Child Support: Examination by Vocational Training Consultant
AA
05-02-2009 Prenuptial Agreements: Prospective Application of Family Code Section 1615
AP
05-03-2009 Marriage Nullification: Actions After Death
D
05-04-2009 Constitutional Amendment: Repeal of 'California Marriage Proposition Act'
AP
05-05-2009 Marital Property: Revocable Estate Planning Documents Not Evidence of Transmutation
AP
05-06-2009 Child Custody: Limitations on Ex Parte Custody Orders
W
05-07-2009 Restraining Order: Requirement for Termination Notification
AA
05-08-2009 Family Law: Single Petition Dissolving Both Marriage and Domestic Partnership
AP
05-09-2009 Family Law: Right to Remarry in California
W
05-10-2009 Child Support: DNA Testing to Extend Time to File Motion Challenging Paternity
AP
05-11-2009 Assignment Orders: Ex Parte Procedure and First Appearance Fee Waiver
D
05-12-2009 Assignment: Increase In Civil Penalty for Adverse Employment Action
AA
05-13-2009 Domestic Violence: Incident Reports and Face Sheets
AA
05-14-2009 Protective Order Re Custody of Companion Animals
D
05-15-2009 Civil Unions: Definition
AP
05-16-2009 Paternity Records: Revocation of Confidentiality
AA
Criminal & Vehicle
06-01-2009 Criminal Procedure: Appeals from Deferred Entry of Judgment
AP
06-02-2009 Vehicle Records: License Plate Issuance Records
AA
06-03-2009 Criminal Law: Elimination of Death Penalty
AP
06-04-2009 Criminal Law: Protections From Mirrored Peeping While In Public
AP
06-05-2009 Domestic Violence: 'Dating or Engagement Relationship' Violence
AP
06-06-2009 Criminal Procedure: Infractions and Record Clearances
AP
06-07-2009 Vehicle Records: Confidentiality of DMV Reported Home Address Information
AP
06-08-2009 Criminal Procedure: Evidence of Criminal Defendant's Gang Membership
AA
06-09-2009 Marijuana: Legalization, Regulation and Taxation
AA
06-10-2009 Police Officers: Restore Public Access to Disciplinary Records and Hearings
AA
06-11-2009 Prisoners' Rights: Maintenance of Hormone Replacement Therapy for Transgender Inmates
AA
06-12-2009 Prisoners' Rights: Provision of Prescriptions, Hormones and Medical Equipment to Inmates
AA
06-13-2009 Prisoners' Rights: Treatment For The Mentally Ill
W
Civil Procedure 1
07-01-2009 Small Claims: Jurisdictional Limit for Individual Plaintiffs
AP
07-02-2009 Peremptory Challenge by New Party After Trial
D
07-03-2009 Statutory Settlement Offers: Elimination of MICRA Limits
AP
07-04-2009 Civil Procedure: Right to Jury Trial Unless Expressly Waived
AA
07-05-2009 Prisoner Litigation: Limits on Tolling of Statute of Limitations
AP
07-06-2009 Civil Procedure: Service By E-Mail and Calculation Of Time
AA
Miscellaneous
08-01-2009 Coroner's Duty to Inquire: Deaths Where Physician or Nurse Has Not Seen The Deceased.
W
08-02-2009 Good Samaritans: No Personal Liability
AP
08-03-2009 Attorneys Fees: Procedure for Determining Proper Fee Award
D
08-04-2009 California Constitution: Call for Convention to Revise
AP
08-05-2009 Attorneys Fees: Procedure for Determining Proper Fee Award
AP
08-06-2009 Good Samaritans: Immunity For Rendering Non-Medical Aid
AP
08-07-2009 Federal Arbitration: Invalidity of Predispute Arbitration Agreements for Certain Claims
W
08-08-2009 Bankruptcy: Eliminate Means Test for Chapter 7 Debtors
AP
08-09-2009 Bankruptcy: Allow Modification of Home Mortgages in Chapter 13
AP
08-10-2009 Consumer Protections: Class Action Waivers Unenforceable
AA
08-11-2009 Educational Athletics: Equity for Students with Disabilities
W
08-12-2009 Good Samaritans: Immunity For Rendering Non-Medical Aid
AP
08-13-2009 Medi-Cal Benefits: Suspension for Incarcerated Adult Enrollees
AP
08-14-2009 Elections: County-Wide Voting Centers
W
08-15-2009 Birth Certificate Modification: Changing Gender without Surgical Requirement
AP
08-16-2009 Civil Rights: Redefining 'Business Establishment'
W
08-17-2009 Initiatives: Constitutional Amendment Barring Initiatives from Eliminating or Restricting Rights
AA
State Bar & Legal Practice
09-01-2009 Probate: Termination of Deposit of Estate Planning Document
W
Insurance
10-01-2009 Automobile Financial Responsibility: Increase in Minimum Amounts
AP
10-02-2009 Health Care: Coverage and Sex-Specific Care for Individuals with Gender Identity Disorder
AP
Courts / Rules of Court
11-01-2009 Courts: Submitted Decision Pending More than 90 Days
AP
11-02-2009 Pro Bono Consideration in Waiver of Fees and Costs
W
11-03-2009 Civil Procedure: Fairness in Peremptory Challenges
AP
11-04-2009 Civil Procedure: Fairness in Review of Disqualification Decisions
AP
Probate & Trusts
12-01-2009 Trusts: Revocation and Notice to Trustees
AP
12-02-2009 Powers of Attorney: Surcharge and Additional Damages Recoverable from Agents
AP
12-03-2009 Revocable Trusts: Court Order Not Required to Enforce Judgments
AA
12-04-2009 Elder Abuse: Standing to Seek Protective Orders
AA
12-05-2009 Abducted Elders: Standing to Bring Action for Return
W
12-06-2009 Nonprobate Transfers: Revocable Transfer Upon Death Deeds
AP
12-07-2009 Paralegal Fees: Recoverable by Professional Fiduciaries
AP
12-08-2009 Probate: Extension to Trusts of Hearsay Exception for Statements Regarding Wills
AP
12-09-2009 Probate: Presumption of Irrevocability of Decedent Settlor's Portion of Joint Trust
W
12-10-2009 Probate: Notice of Revocation of Portion of Joint Trust to Other Settlors
W
12-11-2009 Probate: Notice to Heirs of Deceased Settlor to Joint Trust of Transfer to Co-Settlors
AP
12-12-2009 Taxation: Elimination of Taxation of Trust Income Where Only Beneficiary is Resident
W
Civil Procedure 2
13-01-2009 Small Claims Installment Judgments: Creation of Judgment Lien
AP
13-02-2009 Small Claims: Attorney Fees Unavailable Before Appeal
W
13-03-2009 Civil Procedure: Jurisdiction Over Settled Civil Matters
W
13-04-2009 Civil Procedure: Creation of Trial Court Annexed Mediator Panels
W
13-05-2009 Special Interrogatories: Leave of Court Required to Exceed Limit
AP
13-06-2009 Expert Witness Disclosures: Narrative Statements for Expert Opinions of Percipient Witnesses
AP
13-07-2009 Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict: Procedure for Making and Hearing Motion
AP
13-08-2009 New Trial: Time to File Motion
AP
13-09-2009 Motions for Reconsideration: Defining When They Are Appealable
AP
13-10-2009 Confession of Judgment: No Avoidance of Statutory Requirements
AP
13-11-2009 Amended Judgment: Simplified Procedure to Obtain
AP
13-12-2009 Discovery: Stay During Pendency of Petition to Compel Arbitration
W
13-13-2009 Jury Trials: Repeal Provision Allowing Courts to Grant Nonsuits
W
13-14-2009 Subpoenas: Reissue Unnecessary When Trial Date Continued
W
13-15-2009 Inadmissible Evidence: Polygraph Examinations
AP
13-16-2009 Good Faith Settlement: Electronic Service of Application for Determination
AP
13-17-2009 Discovery: Requiring Initial Disclosures in Unlimited Civil Cases
AA
Late File
LF-01-2009 No Contest Clauses: Repealing Retroactivity of Statutory Changes
W
LF-02-2009 Juvenile Petitions: Eliminate the Use of Priors as Strikes
AA