S. 818: Sunshine in the Courtroom Act of 2021

CBO Score

$41 million

Date of Report

Thu February 17th, 2022

CBO Report Details

Legislation Details

117th Congress

A bill to provide for media coverage of Federal court proceedings.

Sponsor: Sen. Charles Grassley — R — IA

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.

View the full vote history of this bill on GovTrack.us.

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