Summary: H.R.1164 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (02/13/2019)

Electronic Court Records Reform Act of 2019

This bill directs the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts, in coordination with the General Services Administration, 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 upon filing, and
  • documents on PACER must be available to the public and to parties before the court free of charge.