SUBSTITUTE HOUSE BILL NO. 1414


                                                           AS AMENDED BY THE SENATE.


                                                                            C 364 L 89



State of Washington                               51st Legislature                              1989 Regular Session


By House Committee on Judiciary (originally sponsored by Representatives P. King, Dellwo and Appelwick; by request of Administrator for the Courts)



Read first time 3/1/89.



AN ACT Relating to the judicial information system fund; and adding a new chapter to Title 2 RCW.




          NEW SECTION.  Sec. 1.     The judicial information system committee, as established by court rule, shall determine all matters pertaining to the delivery of services available from the judicial information system.  The committee may establish a fee schedule for the provision of information services and may enter into contracts with any person, public or private, including the state, its departments, subdivisions, institutions, and agencies.  However, no fee may be charged to county or city governmental agencies within the state of Washington using the judicial information system for the business of the courts.


          NEW SECTION.  Sec. 2.     There is created an account in the custody of the state treasurer to be known as the judicial information system account.  The office of the administrator for the courts shall maintain and administer the account, in which shall be deposited all moneys received from in-state noncourt users and any out-of-state users of the judicial information system.  The legislature shall appropriate the funds in the account for the purposes of the judicial information system.  The account shall be credited with all receipts from the rental, sale, or distribution of supplies, equipment, computer software, products, and services rendered to in-state noncourt users and all out-of-state users and licensees of the judicial information system.


          NEW SECTION.  Sec. 3.     The judicial information system committee shall develop a schedule of user fees for in-state noncourt users and all out-of-state users of the judicial information computer system and charges for judicial information system products and licenses for the purpose of distributing and apportioning the full cost of operation and continued development of the system among the users.  The schedule shall generate sufficient revenue to cover the costs relating to (1) the payment of salaries, wages, other costs including, but not limited to the acquisition, operation, and administration of acquired information services, supplies, and equipment; and (2) the development of judicial information system products and services.  As used in this section, the term "supplies" shall not be interpreted to delegate or abrogate the state purchasing and material control director's responsibilities and authority to purchase supplies as provided in chapter 43.19 RCW.


          NEW SECTION.  Sec. 4.     Sections 1 through 3 of this act shall constitute a new chapter in Title 2 RCW.

                                                                                                                           Passed the House April 17, 1989.

Speaker of the House.

Passed the Senate April 4, 1989.

President of the Senate.