RULE 16-905. ACCESS TO NOTICE, SPECIAL JUDICIAL UNIT, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND BUSINESS LICENSE RECO...
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RULE 16-905. ACCESS TO NOTICE, SPECIAL JUDICIAL UNIT, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND BUSINESS LICENSE RECORDS
Cross reference: See Code, Real Property Article, § 3-111, precluding certain personal information from being included in recordable documents after June 1, 2010 and providing for the redaction of such information if included.
Cross reference: See Rule 18-409, applicable to records and proceedings of the Judicial Disabilities Commission, the Judicial Inquiry Board, and Investigative Counsel; Rule 19-105, applicable to the Board of Law Examiners, the Accommodation Review Committee, and the Character Committees; and Rule 19-707, applicable to records and proceedings of the Attorney Grievance Commission and Bar Counsel.
(A) A custodian shall deny inspection of an administrative record used by the jury commissioner in the jury selection process, except (i) as otherwise ordered by a trial judge orders in connection with a challenge under Code, Courts Article, §§ 8-408 and 8-409; or (ii) as provided in subsections (c)(1)(B) and (c)(1)(C) of this Rule.
Cross reference: See Rule 4-312 (d).
(C) After a source pool of qualified jurors has been emptied and re-created in accordance with Code, Courts Article, § 8-207, and after every individual selected to serve as a juror from that pool has completed the individual's service, a trial judge, upon request, shall disclose the name, zip code, age, sex, education, occupation, marital status, and spouse's occupation of each person whose name was selected from that pool and placed on a jury list, unless, in the interest of justice, the trial judge determines that this information remain confidential in whole or in part.
Cross reference: See Rule 4-312 (d).
(E) At intervals acceptable to the jury commissioner, a jury commissioner shall provide to the State Board of Elections and State Motor Vehicle Administration data about prospective, qualified, or sworn jurors needed to correct erroneous or obsolete information, such as that related to a death or change of address, subject to the Board's and Administration's adoption of regulations to ensure against improper dissemination of juror data.
(d) Personnel Records--Generally. Except as otherwise permitted by Code, General Provisions Article, Title 4 (PIA) or by this Rule, a custodian shall deny to a person, other than the person who is the subject of the record, inspection of the personnel records of an employee of the court or judicial agency or of an individual who has applied for employment with the court or other judicial agency. The following records or information are not subject to this exclusion and, unless sealed or otherwise shielded pursuant to the Maryland Rules or other law, shall be open to inspection:
[Adopted June 6, 2016, eff. July 1, 2016. Amended June 20, 2017, eff. Aug. 1, 2017.]
The June 20, 2017 order, renumbered Rule 9-904 to Rule 9-905; added language “Special Judicial Unit” to the title; added the language “except as otherwise provided by this statute” to section (a); added a cross reference to a certain statute after section (a); added a new section (b) pertaining to special judicial unit records; added cross references to certain other Rules after section (b); made a stylistic change and changed the word “and to the word “or” in subsection (c)(1)(A); added the language “unless otherwise directed in a” before the words “court order” in subsection (c)(2); replaced the reference to the “Maryland Public Information Act” with its specific Code citation in sections (d) and (e); deleted a word in section (d); changed the term “court record” to “judicial record” in the Committee note after subsection (d)(9); changed the term “Board of Directors of the Judicial Institute” to “State Court Administrator” and added the language “in the education and training of” before “Maryland judges” in subsection (f)(2); and added a new subsection (f)(4) pertaining to certain recordings and documents.
MD Rules, Rule 16-905, MD R CTS J AND ATTYS Rule 16-905
Current with amendments received through April 1, 2020.
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