CS/HB 1151: Public Records and Meetings
GENERAL BILL by Government Operations Subcommittee ; Hood
Public Records and Meetings; Provides that public records requests need not be in writing unless otherwise required by law; requires custodian of public records to provide statutory citation to requester if written request is required; restricts charge assessed by agency in producing records; revises contract requirements between public agency & contractor; requires agencies to provide training on requirements of ch. 119, F.S.; specifies reasonable cost of enforcement; provides that party filing action against certain agencies, boards, or commissions is not required to serve copy of pleading claiming attorney fees on DFS; requires agency, board, or commission to provide notice of such pleading to DFS; authorizes DFS to join agency, board, or commission in defense of such suit; conforms cross-references.
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee
Location: In committee/council (GOAS)
Bill Text: PDF
• Introduced -HJ 95
• Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 269
• PCS on Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 03/31/14, 1:30 pm, Webster Hall
• CS by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 441
• Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Government Operations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 438
• Now in Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 465
• Died in Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee
Companion bills that are identical word-for-word, not including titles. However, Resolutions and Concurrent Resolutions are considered identical if the only difference is the word "House" or "Senate."
Companion bills that are substantially similar in text or have substantial portions of text that are largely the same.
Bills that have selected provisions that are similar in text.
A bill that is contingent upon passage of another bill within the same chamber, e.g., a trust fund bill, a bill providing a public record exemption, or an implementing bill.
The page numbers, when listed, for citations are constantly under review. The journals or printed bills of the respective chambers should be consulted as the official documents of the Legislature.
The links for the page numbers are formatted to open the bill text PDF directly to the page containing the citation. However, if your browser is set to open PDFs in a new window, as is often the case with 64-bit browsers, the bill text will open to the first page.