RULES OF COURT
|IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF NEW ARLJ 13||)
Now, therefore, it is hereby
(a) That the new rule as attached hereto is adopted.
(b) That pursuant to the emergency provisions of GR 9(i), the new rule will be published expeditiously and become effective upon publication.
DATED at Olympia, Washington this 5th day of September 2002.
| Alexander, C. J.
| Smith, J.
|| Ireland, J.
| Johnson, J.
| Madsen, J.
|| Chambers, J.
| Sanders, J.
|| Owens, J.
LIMITED JURISDICTION COURTS ARE REQUIRED TO RECORD ALL PROCEEDINGS ELECTRONICALLY
a) Generally. All limited jurisdiction courts shall make an electronic record of all proceedings and retain the record for at least as long as the record retention schedule dictates.
b) Nonelectronic Record in Emergency. In the event of an equipment failure or other situation making an electronic recording impossible, the court may order the proceeding to be recorded by nonelectronic means. The nonelectronic record must be made at the court's expense, and in the event of an appeal, any necessary transcription of the nonelectronic record must be made at the court's expense.