Courts – Concealment of Public Hazard and Sexual Harassment (Sunshine in Litigation Act)

Bill Number:  HB1611

Bill Sponsor(s):  Delegate Morales

Subject:  Economic Matters,Judiciary

Bill Summary:

Prohibiting a court from entering an order or a judgment that conceals information related to a public hazard; prohibiting a court from entering an order or a judgment that conceals sexual harassment except under certain circumstances; providing that confidentiality provisions that conceal information related to a public hazard are unenforceable; providing that a substantially affected person, including news media, has standing to contest an order, a judgment, an agreement, or a contract that violates the Act; etc.

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