RULES OF COURT
STATE SUPREME COURT
[May 6, 2022]
IN THE MATTER OF ORDERS 25700-A-1415 PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO GR 31—ACCESS TO COURT RECORDS AND CrR 2.1—THE INDICTMENT AND THE INFORMATION; AND ORDER 25700-A-1416—THE SUGGESTED AMENDMENTS TO GR 31—ACCESS TO COURT RECORDS
DISSENT TO ORDER
MADSEN, J. (dissenting) - The order entered in the matter of No. 25700-A-1426 is incorrect. A majority of the court (Justice Montoya-Lewis did not sit) voted for the following:
Whereas the Court adopted amendments to GR 31 and CrR 2.1 under Order 25700-A-1415 and 25700-A-1416 to become effective upon publication pursuant to GR 9(j); and
Whereas the Court at its May 2022 en banc conference discussed requests to delay the effective date of the proposed amended rules; it is hereby ordered:
(a) The effective date of the adopted amendments to GR 31 and CrR 2.1 is suspended pending further order of the court.
(b) The issue is referred to the Supreme Court Rules Committee to recommend next steps.
dated at Olympia, Washington this 6th day of May, 2022.