Week Ending May 6, 2011

For Period Ending May 6

What follows is a list of all the bills we tracked during the 2011 Legislative Session and the final action on each bill. You will find a description of each bill that passed the 2011 Legislature below as well.

Open Government Sunset Review (OGSR): Under the Open Government Sunset Review Act of 1995, all exemptions to the Sunshine Law and Public Records Law must be reviewed and reenacted by the Legislature five years after the date of enactment, or the exemption will automatically “sunset”. The 2011 Legislature will be reviewing all exemptions created in 2005. Those bills will be included in our legislative reports and are designated “OGSR”.

Final Action/Open Government Bills

2011 Legislative Session

HB 31 and SB 102, Chief Technology Officer
Rep. Marlene O’Toole (R-The Villages); Sen. Jeremy Ring (D-Margate)

  • Both bills died in committee.

HB 65 and SB 298, Meetings/Municipal Governments
Rep. John Wood (R- Haines City); Sen. JD Alexander (R-Lake Wales)

  • HB 65 was tabled; SB 298 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See SB 298.

HB 89 and SB 914, Publication of Public Notices
Rep. Ritch Workman (R-Melbourne); Sen. Mike Bennett (R-Bradenton)

  • Both bills died in committee.

CS/SB 106 and CS/HB 121, Exemption/Donors – Performing Arts Centers
Sen. Jeremy Ring (D-Margate); Rep. Perry Thurston (D-Ft. Lauderdale)

  • CS/SB 106 passed the Senate unanimously and died in H. Messages; CS/HB 121 died on the H. Calendar.

HB 129 and SB 262, Intimidation of a Judge
Rep. Ray Pilon (R-Sarasota); Sen. Jeremy Ring (D-Margate)

  • HB 129 died in committee; SB 262 reported unfavorably by S. Judiciary and tabled.

SB 134, Sealing Criminal History Records
Sen. Arthenia Joyner (D-Tampa)

  • Died in committee.

CS/SB 170 and CS/HB 443, Electronic Filings/Court Records
Sen. Mike Bennett (R-Bradenton); Rep. Jim Boyd (R-Bradenton)

  • CS/SB 170 was approved by both chambers unanimously; CS/HB 443 was tabled. See CS/SB 170.

HB 193 and SB 458, Expunction/Arrest Records
Rep. Betty Reed (D-Tampa); Sen. Tony Hill (D-Jacksonville)

  • Both bills died in committee.

SB 198 and HB 335, Placement Agents
Sen. Mike Fasano (R-New Port Richey); Rep. Richard Corcoran (R-New Port Richey)

  • Both bills died in committee.

HB 285 and SB 310, The Public’s Right to Speak
Rep. Eric Eisnaugle (R- Orlando); Sen. Joe Negron (R- Palm City)

  • Both bills died in committee.

SB 314 and HB 485, Exemption/Dental Surveys
Sen. Garrett Richter (R-Naples); Rep. Jimmy Patronis (R-Panama City)

  • Both bills died in committee.

CS/HB 409 and CS/SB 1168, Exemption/Sexual Voyeurism
Rep. Keith Perry (R-Ocala); Sen. Steve Oelrich (R-Gainesville)

  • CS/HB 409 was approved by both chambers and PASSED; CS/SB 1168 was tabled. See CS/HB 409.

CS/HB 411 and CS/SB 416, Exemption/Recordings of the Killing of a Person
Rep. Rachel Burgin (R-Riverview); Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff (R-Ft. Lauderdale)

  • CS/HB 411 was approved by both chambers and PASSED; CS/SB 416 was tabled. See CS/HB 411.

SB 420 and HB 7079, OGSR/Brain Tumor Research Institute
S. Health Regulation Committee; H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • SB 420 was tabled; HB 7079 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See HB 7079.

SB 568 and HB 7085, OGSR/Court Monitors
S. Judiciary Committee; H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • SB 568 was tabled; HB 7085 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See HB 7085.

SB 570 and HB 7083, OGSR/Interference with Custody
S. Judiciary Committee; H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • SB 570 was tabled; HB 7083 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See HB 7083.

SB 572 and HB 7081, OGSR/Statewide Public Guardianship Office
S. Judiciary Committee; H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • SB 572 was tabled; HB 7081 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See HB 7081.

CS/HB 579 and CS/SB 1192, Exemption/Autism Centers
Rep. Marti Coley (R-Marianna); Sen. Nan Rich (D-Sunrise)

  • CS/HB 579 was approved by both chambers and PASSED; CS/SB 1192 was tabled. See CS/HB 579.

HB 597 and SB 874, Exemption/Emergency Notification Program
Rep. Dwayne Taylor (D-Daytona Beach); Sen. Alan Hays (R-Umatilla)

  • HB 597 was approved by both chambers and PASSED; SB 874 was tabled. See HB 597.

SB 600 and HB 7075, OGSR/Home Addresses — DJJ Employees
S. Criminal Justice Committee; H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • SB 600 was tabled; HB 7075 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See HB 7075.

SB 602 and HB 7077, OGSR/Biometric Identifying Information
S. Criminal Justice Committee; H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • SB 602 was tabled; HB 7077 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See HB 7077.

SB 604 and HB 7161, OGSR/Concealed Weapon Permits
S. Criminal Justice Committee; H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • SB 604 was tabled; HB 7161 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See HB 7161.

CS/HB 619 and CS/SB 1448, Sale of Public Hospitals
Rep. Ed Hooper (R-Clearwater); Sen. Rene Garcia (R-Hialeah)

  • CS/HB 619 passed the House 95/20 and died in S. Messages; CS/SB 1448 died in committee.

CS/HB 667 and CS/SB 828, Exemption/Local Inspector General Reports
Rep. Jeff Clemens (D-Lake Worth); Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff (R-Ft. Lauderdale)

  • CS/HB 667 was approved by both chambers and PASSED; CS/SB 828 was tabled. See CS/HB 667.

CS/HB 677 and CS/SB 1328, Exemption/Office of Financial Regulation Records
Rep. Ray Pilon (R-Sarasota); Sen. Alan Hays (R-Umatilla)

  • CS/HB 677 was approved by both chambers and PASSED; CS/SB 1328 was tabled. See CS/HB 677.

SB 678 and HB 4065, Long-Term Care Councils
Sen. Garrett Richter (R-Naples); Rep. Matt Hudson (R-Naples)

  • Both bills died in committee.

SB 682 and HB 4061, Long-Term Care Programs
Sen. Garrett Richter (R-Naples); Rep. Matt Hudson (R-Naples)

  • Both bills died in committee.

SB 696, CS/HB 4045, and CS/HB 4053, Assisted Living Facilities
Sen. Garrett Richter (R-Naples); Rep. Daphne Campbell (D-Miami Shores); Rep. Matt Hudson (R-Naples)

  • SB 696 died in committee; CS/HB 4045 was approved by both chambers and PASSED; CS/HB 4053 was combined with CS/HB 4045. See CS/HB 4045.

HB 727 and SB 1402, Criminal History Records
Rep. Perry Thurston (D-Ft. Lauderdale); Sen. Chris Smith (D-Oakland Park)

  • Both bills died in committee.

SB 766 and HB 1027, Exemption/Spouse Names
Sen. Mike Fasano (R-New Port Richey); Rep. Greg Steube (R-Sarasota)

  • SB 766 died in committee; HB 1027 passed the House unanimously and died in S. Messages.

CS/HB 913 and CS/SB 994, Exemption/Public Airport Authorities
Rep. Mike Horner (R-Kissimmee); Sen. Jack Latvala (R-St. Petersburg)

  • CS/HB 913 was approved by both chambers and PASSED; CS/SB 994 was tabled. See CS/HB 913.

HB 931 and SB 2024, Sale or Lease of Public Hospitals
Rep. Gwyn Clarke-Reed (D-Pompano Beach); Sen. Oscar Braynon II (D-Miami Gardens)

  • Both bills died in committee.

HB 951 and CS/SB 1072, Real Property Documents

  • HB 951 was approved by both chambers and PASSED; CS/SB 1072 was tabled. See HB 951.

CS/HB 965 and CS/SB 1388, Tax Credit Scholarship Program
Rep. Mike Horner (R-Kissimmee); Sen. Anitere Flores (R-Miami)

  • CS/HB was approved by both chambers and PASSED; CS/SB 1388 was tabled. See CS/HB 965.

HB 1065 and SB 1408, Exemption/Litigation Meetings
Rep. George Moraitis (R-Ft. Lauderdale); Sen. Ellyn Bogdanoff (R-Ft. Lauderdale)

  • Both bills died in committee.

HB 1169 and SB 1800, Exemption/Insurance Records
Rep. Evan Jenne (D-Ft. Lauderdale) Sen. Jeremy Ring (D-Margate)

  • Both bills died in committee.

SB 1240, Exemption/Home Addresses — EMTs and Paramedics
Sen. Bill Montford (D-Tallahassee)

  • Died in committee.

HB 1297 and SB 1534, Sealing /Juvenile Criminal History Records
Rep. Perry Thurston (D-Ft. Lauderdale); Sen. Chris Smith (D-Oakland Park)

  • Both bills died in committee.

HB 1299 Juvenile Offender Records
Rep. Perry Thurston (D-Ft. Lauderdale)

  • Died in committee.

SB 1310 and HB 1435, 911 Call Records
Sen. Steve Oelrich (R-Gainesville); Rep. Elizabeth Porter (R-Lake City)

  • Both bills died in committee.

HB 1313 and SB 1956, Public-Private Partnerships
Rep. Trudi Williams (R-Ft. Myers); Sen. Mike Bennett (R-Bradenton)

  • Both bills died in committee.

HB 1325 Exemption/Pawnbroker Transaction Records
Rep. Darryl Rouson (D-St. Petersburg)

  • Died in committee.

HB 1383 and SB 1984, Exemption/Technology Seed Capital Fund
Rep. Jason Brodeur (R-Sanford); Sen. Thad Altman (R-Melbourne)

  • Both bills died in committee.

HB 1419 and SB 1712, Exemption/Destination Resort Commission
Rep. Erik Fresen (R-Miami); Sen. Dennis Jones (R-Seminole)

  • Both bills died in committee.

CS/SB 1456 and CS/HB 1473, Exemption/Health Choice Program
Sen. Rene Garcia (R-Hialeah); Rep. Richard Corcoran (R-New Port Richey)

  • CS/SB 1456 was tabled; CS/HB 1473 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See CS/HB 1473.

SB 1472, Exemption/Ethics Commission
Sen. Mike Fasano (R-New Port Richey)

  • Died in committee.

SB 1606, Exemption/Title Insurance Records
Sen. Thad Altman (R-Melbourne)

  • Died in committee.

SJR 1704 and HJR 7037 Records/Judicial Qualifications Commission
Sen. Alan Hays (R-Umatilla); H. Civil Justice Subcommittee

  • SJR 1704 died on S. Calendar; HJR 7037 died in committee.

SB 1834 and HB 4091, Expunction of Records
Sen. Miguel Diaz de la Portilla (R-Miami); Rep. Daphne Campbell (D-Miami Shores)

  • SB 1834 was withdrawn from consideration; HB 4091 died in committee.

SB 1858, Exemption/Abortion Records
Sen. Ronda Storms (R- Brandon)

  • Died in committee.

SB 1876, Expunction of Traffic Violations
Sen. Maria Lorts Sachs (D-Delray)

  • Died in committee.

CS/SB 1970 and HB 7099, Exemption/OPPAGA Work Papers
Sen. John Thrasher (R-Jacksonville); H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • CS/SB 1970 was approved by both chambers and PASSED; HB 7099 was tabled. See CS/SB1970.

SB 2056 and HB 7159, OGSR/Ethics Commission
S. Ethics & Elections Subcommittee; H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • SB 2056 was tabled; HB 7159 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See HB 7159.

CS/SB 2090 and CS/HB 7223, OGSR/Competitive Solicitations
S. Governmental Oversight Committee; H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • CS/SB 2090 was tabled; CS/HB 7223 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See HB 7223.

SB 2096, State Financial Information
S. Budget Committee

  • Approved by both chambers and PASSED. See SB 2096.

SB 2174 and HB 7225, OGSR/SBA — Alternative Investments
S. Governmental Oversight Committee: H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • SB 2174 was tabled; HB 7225 was approved by both chambers and PASSED. See HB 722.

HB 4005 Legislative Records
Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Shalimar)

  • Died in committee.

HB 7171 Military Base Reorganization Exemption
H. Economic Development Committee

  • HB 7171 tabled and substance of bill rolled into CS/SB 1346. See CS/SB 1346.

OPEN GOVERNMENT BILLS PASSED IN 2011 SESSION

CS/SB 170 Electronic Filing & Receipt of Court Records:

In pertinent part, requires each state attorney and public defender to implement a system that allows for the electronic filing and receipt of court records. Similar to HB 443. Sen. Mike Bennett (R-Bradenton) DOES NOT CREATE AN EXEMPTION

  • Passed the Senate unanimously; substituted for CS/HB 443 and passed the House unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

SB 298 Meetings — Municipal Government:

Amends § 166.0213, F.S., to allow the governing body of a city with less than 500 residents to hold meetings within five miles of the exterior boundaries of the city as prescribed by ordinance or resolution. Similar to HB 65. Sen. J.D. Alexander (R-Lake Wales) DOES NOT CREATE AN EXEMPTION

  • Passed the Senate unanimously; substituted for HB 65 and passed the House unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

CS/HB 409 Exemption/Video Voyeurism:

Expands § 119.071(2)(h)1.c., F.S., providing a public record exemption for photographs, videotapes, or images of any part of the body of victims of certain, specified sexual offenses to include victims of video voyeurism. Similar to SB 1168. Rep. Keith Perry (R-Ocala)

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for CS/SB 1168 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

CS/HB 411 Exemption/Photographs Depicting Killing of a Person:

Creates a public record exemption for photographs, videos, or audio recordings depicting or recording the “killing of a person,” defined as “all acts or events that cause or otherwise relate to the death of any human being, including any related acts or events immediately preceding or subsequent to the acts or events that were the proximate cause of death.” Allows access by court order and a showing of good cause. Stipulates that the exemption is not intended to, nor may be construed to, overturn or abrogate or alter any existing orders duly entered into by any court of this state, as of the effective date of the act, which restrict or limit access to any photographs or video or audio recordings that depict or record the killing of a person. Similar to SB 416. Rep. Rachel Burgin (R-Tampa)

  • Passed the House 111/6; substituted for CS/SB 416 and passed the Senate, 34/4. Ordered enrolled.

CS/HB 579 Exemption/Regional Autism Centers:

Creates a public record exemption for clients of regional autism centers who receive center services or participate in center activities. Also exempts all records relating to the client’s family. Finally, creates an exemption for personal identifying information of donors or prospective donors to a regional autism center who desire anonymity. Similar to SB 1192. Rep. Marti Coley (R-Mariana)

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for CS/SB 1192 and passed the Senate unanimously. Order enrolled.

HB 597 Exemption/Emergency Notification System:

Creates a public record exemption for information, including names, addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, and other electronic communication addresses, furnished to an agency for the purpose of emergency notification by the agency. Similar to SB 874. Rep. Dwayne Taylor (D-Daytona Beach)

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for SB 874 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

CS/HB 667 Exemption/Inspector General Reports:

Amends § 119.0713(2), F.S., to provide an exemption for investigative and audit reports of local government inspectors general, stipulating that such reports are subject to disclosure once the audit or investigation becomes final. Also creates an exemption for information received, produced, or derived as the result of an investigation conducted by a local government inspector general. Similar to SB 828. Rep. Jeff Clemens (R-Lake Worth)

  • Passed the House 111/1; substituted for CS/SB 828 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

CS/HB 677 Exemption/Office of Financial Regulation:

Creates a public record exemption for information received by OFR from another state or federal regulatory, administrative, or criminal justice agency that is confidential or exempt pursuant to state or federal law. Also creates an exemption for information received or developed by OFR as part of a joint or multi-agency examination or investigation, stipulating the exemption does not apply to information obtained or developed by OFR that is would otherwise be subject to disclosure if OFR had conducted an independent investigation or examination. Similar to SB 1328. Rep. Ray Pilon (R-Sarasota)

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for CS/SB 1328 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

CS/HB 913 Exemption/Public Airports — Proprietary Business Information:

Creates a public record exemption for proprietary confidential business information submitted to or held by a public airport. Defines “proprietary confidential business information to include: (1) business plans; (2) internal auditing controls and reports of internal auditors; (3) reports of external auditors for privately held companies; (4) trade secrets; (5) client and customer lists; (6) potentially patentable material; (7) business transactions; (8) financial information of the proprietor; and (9) financial projections of the proprietor or airport facilities projects for which the information is provided. Also creates an exemption for proposals and counterproposals between a public airport and a non-governmental entity relating to the sale, use, development, or lease of airport land or airport facilities, stipulating that such records are subject to disclosure once the proposal or counterproposal is approved. Similar to SB 994. Rep. Mike Horner (R-Kissimmee)

  • Passed the House 92/24; substituted for CS/SB 994 and passed the Senate 39/1. Ordered enrolled.

HB 951 Recording of Real Property Documents:

In pertinent part, stipulates that a document that is otherwise entitled to be recorded and which has been accepted for recording by the clerk of court is valid even if the document is defective or deviates from strict compliance with applicable statutes, rules, or procedures. Applies retroactively. Similar to SB 1072. Rep. Ben Albritton (R-Bartow) DOES NOT CREATE AN EXEMPTION

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for CS/SB 1072 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

CS/HB 965 Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program:

Deletes the provision that limits tax credits to 75% of taxes owed by contributors to the Florida Tax Credit Scholarship Program. Similar to SB 1388. Rep. Mike Horner (R-Kissimmee) DOES NOT CREATE AN EXEMPTION

  • Passed the House as amended 96/18; substituted for CS/SB 1388 and passed the Senate 34/5. Ordered enrolled.

CS/SB 1346 Obsolete References and Programs:

In pertinent part, repeals § 288.982, F.S., providing exemptions for various records and meetings relating to the US Department of Defense Base Realignment and Closure 2005 process. DOES NOT CREATE AN EXEMPTION

  • Passed the Senate unanimously; passed the House 102/8. Ordered enrolled.

CS/HB 1473 Exemption/Florida Health Choices Program:

Creates a public record exemption for (1) personal identifying information of enrollees or participants in the Florida Health Choices Program; (2) client and customer lists of a buyer’s representative; and (3) proprietary confidential business information held by Florida Health Choices, Inc. Provides definitions. Similar to SB 1456. Rep. Richard Corcoran (R-New Port Richey)

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for CS/SB 1456 and passed the Senate 38/1. Ordered enrolled.

CS/SB 1970 Exemption/OPPAGA:

Creates a public record exemption for work papers held by the Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability which relate to an authorized project or a research product. Similar to HB 7099. Sen. John Thrasher (R-Jacksonville)

  • Passed the Senate unanimously; substituted for HB 7099 and passed the House 110/6. Approved by the Governor. Ch. No. 2011-35.

SB 2096 State Financial Information:

In pertinent part, requires the Auditor General to annually provide to the Legislature a list of school districts and water management districts that have failed to comply with certain financial transparency requirements, as identified pursuant to audit. DOES NOT CREATE AN EXEMPTION

  • Passed both chambers unanimously as amended by Conference Committee Report. Ordered enrolled.

CS/HB 4045 Assisted Living Facilities:

In pertinent part, deletes the requirement that the Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) report annually a list of assisted living facilities sanctioned or fined. Also deletes a provision requiring such facilities to report liabilities claims to AHCA on a monthly basis. Rep. Matt Hudson (R-Naples) DOES NOT CREATE AN EXEMPTION

  • Substituted for various House bills, including HB 4053, and passed the House 111/3; passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

HB 7075 OGSR/Home Addresses — DJJ Employees:

Reenacts with minor modification § 119.071(4)(d)1.i, F.S., providing a public record exemption for the home address, etc., of certain employees and their family members of the Department of Juvenile Justice. Similar to SB 600. H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • Passed the House 113/1; substituted for SB 600 and passed the Senate 36/3. Ordered enrolled.

HB 7077 OGSR/Biometric Identification Information:

Reenacts without modification § 119.071(5)(g), F.S., providing a public record exemption for biometric information held by an agency, including friction ridge detail, fingerprints, palm prints, and footprints. Similar to SB 602. H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for SB 602 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

HB 7079 OGSR/Florida Center for Brain Tumor Research:

Expands § 381.8531, F.S., providing an exemption for medical records held by the Center, to now exempt personal identifying information of donors to the central repository for brain tumor biopsies or the brain tumor registry. Similar to SB 420. H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • Passed the House 111/1; substituted for SB 410 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

HB 7081 OGSR/Statewide Public Guardianship Office:

Reenacts with minor modification § 744.7082, F.S., providing an exemption for information identifying donors or potential donors to the direct support organization of the Statewide Public Guardianship Office. Similar to SB 572. H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for SB 572 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

HB 7083 OGSR/Interference with Custody:

Reenacts without modification § 787.03(6)(c), F.S., providing a public record exemption for the current address and telephone number of a person who takes a minor child and reports such to the sheriff or state attorney under the exception to the offense of interference with custody. Similar to SB 570. H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for SB 570 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

HB 7085 OGSR/Court Monitors:

Reenacts with minor modification § 744.1076, F.S., providing an exemption for court orders appointing court monitors or emergency court monitors. Also exempts reports of monitors and emergency monitors relating to the medical condition, financial affairs, or mental health of wards. Similar to SB 568. H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for SB 568 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

HB 7159 OGSR/Ethics Commission:

Reenacts without modification § 112.3215(8), F.S., providing exemptions for records and meetings related to audits and investigations conducted by the Commission on Ethics of alleged violations of certain lobbyist registration and reporting requirements. Similar to SB 2056. H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for SB 2056 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

HB 7161 OGSR/Concealed Weapon Permits:

Reenacts with minor technical changes § 790.0601, F.S., providing a public record exemption for personal identifying information of individuals who have applied for concealed weapon permits. Similar to SB 604. H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • Passed the House 98/12; substituted for SB 604 and passed the Senate 36/2. Ordered enrolled.

HB 7223 OGSR/Competitive Solicitations:

Amends the public record exemption in § 119.071(1)(b), F.S., for sealed bids or proposals received by an agency in response to an invitations to bid or requests for proposal. As amended, provides a public record exemption for sealed bids, proposals, or replies received by an agency pursuant to a competitive solicitation, stipulating that the replies are exempt until the agency provides notice of an intended decision to award a contract or until 30 days after the opening of the bids, proposals, or replies, whichever is earlier. Also amends the meeting exemption § 286.0113, F.S., providing an exemption for portions of meetings at which negotiations with vendors conducted pursuant to a competitive solicitation and those portions of team meetings at which negotiation strategies are discussed. Requires a complete recording of exempt portions of meetings, stipulating that such recordings and any records presented at an exempt meeting are exempt until the agency provides notice of an intended decision to award a contract or until 30 days after the opening of the bids, proposals, or replies, whichever is earlier. Provides definitions. Similar to SB 2090. H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • Passed the House unanimously; substituted for CS/SB 2090 and passed the Senate unanimously. Ordered enrolled.

HB 7225 OGSR/SBA Alternative Investments:

Reenacts, with minor amendments, § 215.440, F.S., providing public record exemptions for records relating to alternative investments made by the State Board of Administration. As amended, stipulates that information relating to third party placement agents is subject to disclosure and requires SBA to maintain a list and description of records that are declare proprietary and therefore not subject to disclosure. Similar to SB 2174. H. Government Operations Subcommittee

  • Passed the House 114/1; substituted for SB 2174 and passed the Senate 34/2. Ordered enrolled.

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