New laws or resolutions affecting the courts enacted or adopted by the Connecticut legislature in 2011 include the following:
HB 6438 Changes numerous provisions of probate court and its operations. Provides workers’ compensation coverage for probate judges. Establishes a fee structure of twenty dollars per day when an individual copies probate court records with a hand-held scanner. Permits the Probate Court Administrator to establish a fee structure for electronic access to data processing systems.
HB 6600 Requires State Librarian, in consultation with the Chief Court Administrator of the judicial branch and others, establish standards and guidelines for the preservation and authentication of electronic documents.