Issue: Protection of Social Security Numbers
Social security numbers (SSNs) are present in many state court documents and files. Federal legislation prohibiting the unconditional acquisition and “display” of SSNs to the public would place a burden on some courts in maintaining these files as open public records.
CCJ and COSCA have expressed grave concern over the courts’ ability to meet the social security number redaction requirements in proposed privacy protection legislation and urge Congress to work with the Conferences to find effective solutions to this matter.
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