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CS/CS/SB 224: Public Records/Public Agency Contracts

PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Simpson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Margolis ; Gibson ; Hays ; Latvala ; Lee

Public Records/Public Agency Contracts; Requiring that a public agency contract for services include a statement providing the contact information of the public agency’s custodian of records; requiring each agency to provide training and information on the requirements of ch. 119, F.S., to agency employees; requiring a court to determine if a complainant provided certain written notice to an agency’s custodian of public records in order to assess and award attorney fees in a civil action to enforce ch. 119, F.S., etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/1/2015 Senate - Died in returning Messages
Location: In returning messages from House
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Fiscal Policy (FP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2015 Senate • Filed
1/13/2015 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Judiciary; Fiscal Policy -SJ 46
1/26/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/03/15, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
2/3/2015 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 5 NAYS 0 -SJ 160
2/5/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Judiciary -SJ 160
3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 46
• CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 151
3/5/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/10/15, 4:00 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
3/10/2015 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 10 NAYS 0 -SJ 193
3/12/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Fiscal Policy -SJ 193
3/17/2015 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 200
3/23/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Fiscal Policy, 03/26/15, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
3/26/2015 Senate • Favorable by- Fiscal Policy; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 259
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 259
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/01/15
4/1/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 312
• Amendment(s) adopted (261572) -SJ 314
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 314
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/2/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 327
• Amendment(s) adopted (934146) -SJ 327
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 327
4/8/2015 House • In Messages
4/21/2015 House • Referred to Calendar -HJ 636
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/23/15
• Received -HJ 635
4/23/2015 House • Substituted for CS/CS/CS/HB 163 -HJ 758
• Read 2nd time -HJ 758
• Amendment(s) adopted (049065) -HJ 759
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/24/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 808
• CS passed as amended; YEAS 116 NAYS 0 -HJ 808
4/24/2015 Senate • In returning messages
5/1/2015 Senate • Died in returning Messages