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SB 798: OGSR/Florida Opportunity Fund and the Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research

PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Commerce and Tourism

OGSR/Florida Opportunity Fund and the Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research; Amending provisions which provide exemptions from public records and open meeting requirements for the Florida Opportunity Fund and the Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research; reorganizing the exemptions by removing references to the Institute for the Commercialization of Public Research and transferring the exemptions relating to the institute to a new statute; clarifying that the exemptions pertaining to the Florida Opportunity Fund apply to prospective investments, alternative investments, and certain confidential proprietary information provided by a proprietor; reducing the time period during which proprietary confidential business information is confidential and exempt from disclosure; imposing criminal penalties on a person who willfully and knowingly violates the public records or public meetings exemptions pertaining to the institute, etc.

Effective Date: upon becoming a law
Last Action: 2/28/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7103 (Ch. 2012-223) -SJ 695
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Commerce and Tourism (CM)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations (BTA)
  4. Budget (BC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
11/2/2011 Senate SPB 7020 submitted as a committee bill (SB 798) by Commerce and Tourism
• Filed
11/16/2011 Senate • Referred to Commerce and Tourism; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Budget -SJ 67
12/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Commerce and Tourism, 01/09/12, 3:15 pm, 401 Senate Office Building
1/9/2012 Senate • Favorable by Commerce and Tourism; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 111
1/10/2012 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 111
• Introduced -SJ 67
1/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 01/26/12, 3:45 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
1/26/2012 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 279
1/27/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 279
• Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations -SJ 282
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations
1/30/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations, 02/02/12, 10:00 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/2/2012 Senate • Favorable by Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 325
• Now in Budget -SJ 325
2/16/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget, 02/21/12, 3:45 pm, 412 Knott Building
2/21/2012 Senate • Favorable by- Budget; YEAS 21 NAYS 0 -SJ 671
2/22/2012 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 671
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/27/12
2/27/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
2/28/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 695
• Substituted HB 7103 -SJ 695
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 7103 (Ch. 2012-223) -SJ 695