OCT 7, 1999


Marilyn L. Graves

Clerk of Supreme Court

Madison, WI


In the Matter of the Amendment of

Supreme Court Rules:  SCR 70.39(13)(b) -- Staffing Standards for Courts




No. 99-01


     The court held a public hearing September 28, 1999, on the petition of the Executive Committee of the Judicial Conference of Wisconsin requesting the amendment of SCR 70.39(13)(b) to replace the semiannual review of staffing standards set forth in SCR 70.39(11) with a review of those standards at the discretion of the Judicial Conference or as the Supreme Court may direct.  The court has considered the presentation made at that public hearing. 

     IT IS ORDERED that, effective the date of this order, 70.39(13)(b) of the Supreme Court Rules is amended to read:

     70.39(13)(b)  The judicial conference shall review the staffing standards under sub. (11) semiannually at such times as the judicial conference considers appropriate or as the supreme court may direct and shall report to the supreme court its the judicial conference's recommendations for their modification of those staffing standards.

     IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that notice of this amendment of the Supreme Court Rules be given by single publication of a copy of this order in the official state newspaper and in an official publication of the State Bar of Wisconsin.

     Dated at Madison, Wisconsin, this 7th day of October, 1999. 







Marilyn L. Graves,

Clerk of Court