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HB 7105 — OGSR/Florida Workers' Compensation Joint Underwriting Association, Inc.

by Government Operations Subcommittee and Rep. Mayfield (SB 2082 by Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee)

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee (GO)

This bill is the result of an Open Government Sunset Review of the public records and meetings exemption for certain records and meetings held by the Florida Workers’ Compensation Joint Underwriting Association, Inc. 

Current law provides that certain records and meetings held by the Florida Workers’ Compensation Joint Underwriting Association are confidential and exempt from the public records requirements found in s. 119.07(1), F.S., and Art. I, s. 24(a), State Constitution, and from the public meetings requirements found in s. 286.011, F.S., and Art. I, s. 24(b), State Constitution. The public records and meetings exemption specifies circumstances under which the protected information may be disclosed. 

This bill reenacts the exemptions and removes redundant language.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect October 1, 2012.

Vote: Senate 40-0; House 115-0