7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill requires that notice be given to the public when court proceedings are being
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
13 ▸ requires the Judicial Council to direct courts to give notice to the public when court
14 proceedings are being recorded.
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
21 78A-2-208, as renumbered and amended by Laws of Utah 2008, Chapter 3
23 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
24 Section 1. Section 78A-2-208 is amended to read:
25 78A-2-208. Sittings of courts -- To be public -- Notice to public of recording --
26 Right to exclude in certain cases.
27 (1) The sittings of every court of justice are public, except as provided in Subsections
29 (2) The Judicial Council shall require that notice be given to the public that the
30 proceedings are being recorded when an electronic or digital recording system is being used
31 during court proceedings.
33 any and all other witnesses in the proceedings.
35 assault with intent to commit rape, the court may, in its discretion, exclude all persons who do
36 not have a direct interest in the proceedings, except jurors, witnesses and officers of the court.
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