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HB 7143 — OGSR Direct-support Organization for Department of Veterans’ Affairs

by Government Operations Subcommittee and Rep. Cummings (CS/SB 474 by Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee; and Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security Committee)

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

Prepared by: Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security Committee (MS)

The bill is the result of the Military and Veterans Affairs, Space, and Domestic Security Committee’s Open Government Sunset Review of the public records exemption for information that identifies a donor or prospective donor to the direct-support organization to the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs if the donor desires to remain anonymous. The exemption will expire on October 2, 2013, unless saved from repeal through reenactment by the Legislature. The bill reenacts this public records exemption. The exemption is no longer subject to a scheduled legislative review and automatic repeal.

If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect October 1, 2013.

Vote: Senate 37-0; House 113-0