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<dc:title>Open Public Access to Court Electronic Records Act</dc:title>
<dc:publisher>U.S. House of Representatives</dc:publisher>
<dc:date>2011-01-28</dc:date>
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<dc:language>EN</dc:language>
<dc:rights>Pursuant to Title 17 Section 105 of the United States Code, this file is not subject to copyright protection and is in the public domain.</dc:rights>
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<distribution-code display="yes">I</distribution-code>
<congress>113th CONGRESS</congress>
<session>1st Session</session>
<legis-num>H. R. _____</legis-num>
<current-chamber>IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES</current-chamber>
<action>
<action-date date="20110105">January 28, 2013</action-date>
<action-desc><sponsor name-id="">_____</sponsor>
introduced the following bill; which was referred to the
<committee-name committee-id="">Committee on _____ </committee-name>.</action-desc>
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<legis-type>A BILL</legis-type>
<official-title>To provide the public with open access to electronic federal court records.</official-title>
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<section id="" section-type="section-one"><enum>1.</enum><header>Short title</header><text display-inline="no-display-inline">This Act may be cited as the
<quote><short-title>Open Public Access to Court Electronic Records Act of 2013</short-title></quote>.</text>
</section><section id=""><enum>2.</enum><header>Open access to electronic federal court records</header>
<subsection id=""><enum>(a)</enum><header>Repeal of court fees for electronic access to information</header><text display-inline="yes-display-inline">Section 303 of the Judiciary Appropriations Act, 1992, as amended (<external-xref legal-doc="usc" parsable-cite="usc/28/1913">28 U.S.C. 1913</external-xref> note) is hereby repealed.</text>
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<subsection id=""><enum>(b)</enum><header>Requirement for open access to electronic information</header><text display-inline="yes-display-inline">Subsection (e) of Section 205 of Public Law 107-347, as amended (<external-xref legal-doc="usc" parsable-cite="usc/44/3501">44 USC 3501</external-xref> note) is amended to read:
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<enum>(e)</enum><header>Cost of Providing Electronic Docketing Information</header><text display-inline="yes-display-inline">The federal courts shall charge no fee for public access to information or documents described in subsection (a), or for any services provided by the court to the public for searching or indexing such information or documents.</text>
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<subsection id=""><enum>(c)</enum><header>Time requirements</header><text display-inline="yes-display-inline">The courts shall comply with subsection (b) not later than the first day of the fiscal year immediately following the enactment of this Act.</text>
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