By Jim Rosica
A Tampa lawmaker has filed a bill that would shield the identities of “witness(es) to a felony” from being released to the public.
State Rep. Ed Narain, a first-term Democrat, submitted his bill (HB 475) on Thursday.
The legislation creates an exemption from Florida public records law of witnesses’ “personal identifying information,” prohibiting its disclosure, including to the news media.[Read More]