The California Senate’s Judiciary Committee passed multiple bills March 28 meeting.
- Senate Bill 21: Civil actions: remote proceedings by Sen. Tom Umberg (D-Santa Ana)
- Passed to the Appropriations Committee unanimously.
- This bill would extend the authorization of remote proceedings in civil actions until Jan. 1, 2026. Passed to the Appropriations Committee unanimously.
- San Bernardino attorney and president of the Consumer Attorneys of California Greg Rizio spoke in support of the bill. “Many times attorneys have to go up to court at 6 in the morning for an 8:30 calendar and hope it’s a short calendar because if it’s not and you’re late on that calendar you may have to be there at 11:30