Summary: H.R.2155 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (05/20/2003)

Authorizes: (1) the presiding judge of a U.S. appellate or district court to permit the photographing, electronic recording, broadcasting, or televising to the public of court proceedings; and (2) the Judicial Conference of the United States to promulgate advisory guidelines for the management and administration of such coverage. Directs: (1) the district court, upon the request of any witness in a trial proceeding other than a party, to order the witness's face and voice to be disguised or otherwise obscured to the broadcast audience; and (2) the presiding judge to inform each witness of his or her right to make such request.