Page:United States Statutes at Large Volume 115 Part 3.djvu/36

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115 STAT. 2110 PUBLIC LAW 107-114-^AN. 8, 2002 " (d) ACCESSIBILITY OF MATERIALS, SERVICES, AND PROCEEDINGS; PROMOTION OF TAMILY-FRIENDLY' ENVIRONMENT.— "(1) IN GENERAL. —To the greatest extent practicable, the chief judge and the presiding judge of the Family Court shall ensure that the materials and services provided by the Family Court are understandable and accessible to the individuals and families served by the Family Court, and that the Family Court carries out its -duties in a manner which reflects the special needs of families with children. "(2) LOCATION OF PROCEEDINGS.— To the maximum extent feasible, safe, and practicable, cases and proceedings in the Family Court shall be conducted at locations readily accessible to the parties involved. "(e) INTEGRATED COMPUTERIZED CASE TRACKING AND MANAGE- MENT SYSTEM.— The Executive Officer of the District of Columbia courts under section 11-1703 shall work with the chief judge of the Superior Court— "(1) to ensure that all records and materials of cases and proceedings in the Family Court are stored and maintained in electronic format accessible by computers for the use of judges, magistrate judges, and nonjudicial personnel of the Family Court, and for the use of other appropriate offices of the District government in accordance with the plan for integrating computer systems prepared by the Mayor of the District of Columbia under section 4(b) of the District of Columbia Family Court Act of 2001; "(2) to establish and operate an electronic tracking and management system for cases and proceedings in the Family Court for the use of judges and nonjudicial personnel of the Family Court, using the records and materials stored and maintained pursuant to paragraph (1); and "(3) to expand such system to cover all divisions of the Superior Court as soon as practicable. "§ 11-1105. Social services and other related services "(a) ONSITE COORDINATION OF SERVICES AND INFORMATION. — "(1) IN GENERAL.—The Mayor of the District of Columbia, in consultation with the chief judge of the Superior Court, shall ensure that representatives of the appropriate offices of the District government which provide social services and other related services to individuals and families served by the Family Court (including the District of Columbia Public Schools, the District of Columbia Housing Authority, the Child and Family Services Agency, the Office of the Corporation Counsel, the Metropolitan Police Department, the Department of Health, and other offices determined by the Mayor) are available onsite at the Family Court to coordinate the provision of such services and information regarding such services to such individuals and families. "(2) DUTIES OF HEADS OF OFFICES.— The head of each office described in paragraph (1), including the Superintendent of the District of Columbia Public Schools and the Director of the District of Columbia Housing Authority, shall provide the Mayor with such information, assistance, and services as the Mayor may require to carry out such paragraph. "(b) APPOINTMENT OF SOCIAL SERVICES LIAISON WITH FAMILY COURT.— The Mayor of the District of Columbia shall appoint an