The committee was called to order. A quorum was present.
Nancy Rice, Chief Justice of the Colorado Supreme Court, briefed the committee under the SMART Government Act and Joint Rule 25. Chief Justice Rice was joined by Mr. Christopher T. Ryan, State Court Administrator. Chief Justice Rice provided an overview of the Judicial Branch and its activities. Chief Justice Rice discussed Judicial's FY 2018-19 budget request and also covered problem solving courts. Mr. Ryan provided clarifying remarks on these issues.