Appellate proceedings; audio and audio-visual records, circuit court opinions, fees. (HB1018)

Introduced By

Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City) with support from co-patron Del. Jeff Campbell (R-Marion)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Appellate proceedings; audio and audio-visual records; circuit court opinions; fees; access. Requires the appellate courts to produce audio or audio-visual recordings of oral arguments and to make such recordings available to the public without charge. The bill also clarifies that clerks are not required to charge fees for access to or copies of orders and opinions and, further, that a clerk may not restrict redistribution of publicly accessible court records. The bill contains a delayed effective date. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102001D
01/08/2014Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/2014Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/29/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/12/2014Left in Courts of Justice