2017 Louisiana Laws
Revised Statutes
TITLE 13 - Courts and Judicial Procedure
RS 13:84 - Judicial performance program; reporting

Universal Citation: LA Rev Stat § 13:84 (2017)

§84. Judicial performance program; reporting

A. The supreme court shall direct its judicial administrator to develop a performance accountability program and provide for regular reporting to the people of Louisiana.

B. The accountability program shall be comprised of the following information which will be presented in an annual report, as provided by Subsection C of this Section:

(1) A brief description of the strategies being pursued by courts to improve their performance based on the strategic plan.

(2) A detailed analysis of the supreme court's progress in creating a data-gathering system that will provide additional measures of performance.

(3) A description of the uniform reporting standards that will be used to guide the development of the data-gathering system.

(4) An analysis of the barriers confronted by the courts in establishing the data-gathering system.

C. Annually, the judicial administrator shall present a report on the accountability program entitled "The State of Judicial Performance in Louisiana" to the supreme court and the people of Louisiana. A copy of the report shall be made available to the governor, the speaker of the House of Representatives, and the president of the Senate and a reasonable number of copies shall be provided for public distribution.

Acts 1999, No. 1176, §1, eff. July 9, 1999.

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