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2018 Regular Session



Courts - Civil Court Records - Shielding

Sponsored by:

Delegate Anderson


In the House - Unfavorable Report by Judiciary; Withdrawn

Synopsis:Requiring a clerk of the court to shield civil court records from public inspection 1 year after a certain judgment has been satisfied or 7 years after the conclusion of the civil proceeding; authorizing certain people to access a shielded civil court record under certain circumstances; requiring a custodian to deny inspection of civil court records that have been shielded; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Delegate Anderson
Additional Facts:Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2018
Judiciary  View Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Civil Actions and Procedures
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Clerks of Court
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Records -see also- Land Records; Vital Records
Statutes:Article - Courts and Judicial Proceedings
Article - General Provisions

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February 16, 2018 2:28 P.M.