CS/CS/SB 752 — Public Records/Agency Inspector General Personnel
by Rules Committee; Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee; and Senator Abruzzo
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 exempts from public disclosure requirements certain information relating to the personnel of an agency’s office of inspector general or internal audit department. The exemption applies to personnel whose duties include auditing or investigating waste, fraud, abuse, theft, exploitation or other activities that could lead to criminal or administrative penalties. The bill exempts certain personal identifying and location information of the employee, the employee’s spouse and the employee’s child. The exemption is subject to the Open Government Sunset Review Act and will be repealed on October 2, 2021, unless reenacted by the Legislature. Finally, the bill includes a public necessity statement justifying the exemption.
If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect upon becoming law.
Vote: Senate 36-1; House 111-2