The United States House of Representatives passed H.R. 8235: the Open Courts Act of 2020 on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. The bill seeks to provide free access to federal court documents filed on PACER (Public Access to Court Electronic Records). The federal judiciary opposes the bill, citing "devastating budgetary and operational impact on the Judiciary."
House of Representatives Passes the Open Courts Act of 2020 to Make PACER Free
Federal Judge Rules That Judiciary Is Misusing PACER Fees