00 HOUSE BILL NO. 149
01 "An Act relating to records concerning protective orders; amending Rule 37.8, Alaska
02 Rules of Administration; and providing for an effective date."
03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA:
04 * Section 1. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section
05 to read:
06 LEGISLATIVE INTENT. It is the intent of the legislature that, to the extent
07 practicable, the Alaska Court System remove from its publicly available website that lists case
08 records the names of petitioners in a proceeding under AS 18.65.850 - 18.65.870 or
09 AS 18.66.100 - 18.66.180 that was brought before the effective date of this Act, to the extent
10 that AS 22.35.030(b), enacted by sec. 2 of this Act, prohibits the names from being published.
11 * Sec. 2. AS 22.35.030 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:
12 (b) The Alaska Court System may not publish the name of a petitioner in a
13 proceeding under AS 18.65.850 - 18.65.870, or AS 18.66.100 - 18.66.180 in a court
14 record on a publicly available website.
01 * Sec. 3. The uncodified law of the State of Alaska is amended by adding a new section to
03 DIRECT COURT RULE AMENDMENT. Rule 37.8(a), Alaska Rules of
04 Administration is amended to read:
05 (a) Availability. The following case-related information maintained in the
06 court system's electronic case management systems will not be published on the court
07 system's website or otherwise made available to the public in electronic form:
08 (1) addresses, phone numbers, and other contact information for
09 parties, witnesses, and third-party custodians;
10 (2) names, initials, addresses, phone numbers, and other contact and
11 identifying information for victims in criminal cases;
12 (3) social security numbers;
13 (4) driver and vehicle license numbers;
14 (5) account numbers of specific assets, liabilities, accounts, credit
15 cards, and PINs (Personal Identification Numbers);
16 (6) names, addresses, phone numbers, and other contact information
17 for minor children in domestic relations cases, paternity actions, domestic violence
18 cases, emancipation cases, and minor settlements under Civil Rule 90.3;
19 (7) juror information;
20 (8) party names protected under Administrative Rule 40(b) and (c);
21 (9) information that is confidential or sealed in its written form; [AND]
22 (10) attorney and other e-mail addresses used by the court to distribute
23 court orders, notices, judgments, and other documents; and
24 (11) party names protected under AS 22.35.030(b).
25 * Sec. 4. This Act takes effect 120 days after becoming law.