The Agenda retains page numbers for convenience of referring to the printed materials, even though they are irrelevant to accessing the documents on the Web. Not all committee documents are available on the Web at this time (because they are not presently available in an electronic format). The Committee's printed drafts contain line numbers which do not convert to the Web. Some additional formatting may be lost. Questions or comments may be directed to Joint Procedure Committee Staff Attorney Gary Raedeke - GaryR@ndcourts.gov.I. Roll Call
At this time, it does not appear rule amendments are necessary in response to clerk of court legislation as the legislation currently being considered calls for maintaining clerk of court services in every county.
C. Expedited Hearing of Rules 8.6 and 8.7, N.D.R.Ct.
The Committee will consider whether the proposed new rules governing custody investigators and guardians ad litem should be submitted to the Supreme Court before the next annual rules package.
B. Rule 4, N.D.R.Civ.P.; Service Upon a Governmental Entity
The Committee will consider, for service upon a governmental entity, whether the category of persons upon whom service may be made should be expanded beyond the governing board of the governmental entity.
The Committee will consider a proposal from the State Bar Board creating a motion procedure, including a $100 filing fee requirement, which must be complied with for a non-admitted nonresident attorney to appear in a North Dakota court proceeding.