Below are photos and an archived webcast of the task force's October 17 meeting, which took place in the Judicial Council boardroom in San Francisco.

Language Access Plan
Photos and captions from the Oct. 17 meeting


Archived webcast of Oct. 17 meeting

Language Access Plan Implementation Task Force

Public Call-In Number: 1-877-820-7831 / Pass code: 6139679 (Listen Only)

Location: Judicial Council Conference Center, 455 Golden Gate Avenue, 3rd Floor, San Francisco


11:00 a.m. Opening Remarks, Meeting Overview, Update from ITF Chairs
Task Force chairs provide updates regarding LAP implementation, including the FY 2017-18 Budget Change Proposal (BCP), preparations for the FY 2018-19 BCP

11:20 a.m. Task Force Subcommittee Chairs Update
A brief update on LAP Phase 1 and/or Phase 2 projects.

11:30 a.m. National Center for State Courts Presentation

11:40 a.m. Subcommittee Product Highlights

  • The Task Force reviews and discusses a draft Judicial Council-sponsored legislative proposal to amend Government Code section 68560.5(a) and Code of Civil Procedure section 116.550 regarding the provision of court interpreters in small claims matters.
  • The Task Force considers submitting the report, “Implementing Language Access in the Courts of Appeal and Supreme Court: A Report of the Ad Hoc Working Group” to the Judicial Council.
  • The Technological Solutions Subcommittee provides an update on the Video Remote Interpreting Pilot Project.



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Written comments pertaining to any agenda item of this open meeting can be submitted up to one complete business day before the meeting. Comments should be e-mailed to or mailed to: 455 Golden Gate Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102 ATTN: Douglas Denton. 

12:30 p.m. Lunch and Subcommittee Breakout Groups

3:00 p.m. Subcommittee Update/Reports on Priorities and Projects