S.770 - Sunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020) |
|Sponsor:||Sen. Grassley, Chuck [R-IA] (Introduced 03/13/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/13/2019 Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.770 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/13/2019)
Sunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2019
This bill establishes a framework to allow federal court proceedings—in district courts, in circuit courts, and at the Supreme Court—to be photographed, recorded, broadcast, or televised.
Specifically, it authorizes the presiding judge to permit media coverage of court proceedings, subject to requirements and limitations.