Summary: H.R.6714 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (09/06/2018)

Electronic Court Records Reform Act of 2018

This bill directs the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts to consolidate the Case Management/Electronic Case Files system into one system.

Additionally, it establishes certain requirements for the Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) system, including the following:

  • documents filed with a federal court must be publicly accessible not later than five days after filing, and
  • documents on PACER must be available to the public and to parties before the court free of charge.