Pa. Lawmaker Seeks To Bring Court Records Into Digital Age

Law360, New York (February 1, 2013, 5:40 PM EST) -- Pennsylvania's court records, which are currently stored on microfilm or microfiche, could be pushed into the modern era and subject to electronic scanning and storage if legislation introduced Thursday by a state senator is signed into law.

The legislation introduced by state Sen. Matt Smith, D-Allegheny/Washington, seeks to add electronic scanning and storage to the list of authorized methods in which judicial records may be recorded and stored, in a push to cut back on storage costs.

“This legislation illustrates yet another way we can bring...
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