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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Judicial funding for counties. Authorizes the supreme court to create a judicial technology and automation project to: (1) establish technical criteria and standards for a case and document management system to allow a county to purchase its own case management system that is interoperative with case management systems in other counties; (2) provide technical assistance; and (3) establish and maintain a central information gathering system. Requires 57% of the automated record keeping fee to be deposited in the record perpetuation fund maintained by the county clerk and 43% of the automated record keeping fee to be deposited in the supreme court's judicial technology and automation project fund. Specifies that funds in the judicial technology and automation project fund on July 30, 2006, shall be returned to the counties on a pro rata basis.