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CS/HB 441 — Court Records

by Civil Justice and Claims Subcommittee and Rep. Diamond (CS/SB 202 by Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee and Senator Brandes)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Judiciary Committee (JU)

This bill grants immunity from liability to the clerk of court for releasing confidential information from a court record which the filer failed to disclose to the clerk. The liability protections apply to the release of any information made confidential by court rules.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2017.

Vote: Senate 34-0; House 118-0