US SB770 | 2019-2020 | 116th Congress


Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-2)
Status: Introduced on March 13 2019 - 25% progression
Action: 2019-03-13 - Read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
Pending: Senate Judiciary Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]


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.

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Sunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2019



2019-03-13SenateRead twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.


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