Skip to Navigation | Skip to Main Content | Skip to Site Map

MyFloridaHouse.gov | Flsenate.gov Archives | Mobile Site

Senate Tracker: Sign Up | Login

Senate Live by Watch Now

CS/HB 961: Electronic Noticing of Trust Accounts

GENERAL BILL by Civil Justice Subcommittee ; Broxson

Electronic Noticing of Trust Accounts; Authorizes sender to post certain documents to secure electronic site with recipient approval; provides instructions for effectuating such approval; specifies when documents & messages sent electronically are deemed received; specifies how authorization of electronic receipt of documents are made; requires sender to provide notice of beginning of limitations period; establishes burdens of proof for determining whether proper notifications were provided; specifies that electronic messages are deemed received when sent; specifies that service of certain documents are governed by Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 6/17/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-176
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/24/2015 House • Filed
3/3/2015 House • Introduced -HJ 80
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 80
3/9/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/11/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
3/11/2015 House • CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 223
3/12/2015 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 221
3/13/2015 House • Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 229
3/24/2015 House • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/26/15, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
3/26/2015 House • Favorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0 -HJ 345
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 345
4/13/2015 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/15/15
4/15/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 543
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/16/2015 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 569
• CS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0 -HJ 569
4/21/2015 Senate • In Messages
• Referred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 450
• Received -SJ 450
4/22/2015 Senate • Withdrawn from Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 497
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 497
• Substituted for CS/SB 1314 -SJ 497
• Read 2nd time -SJ 497
• Placed on 3rd reading
4/23/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 587
• CS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 -SJ 587
4/23/2015 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 762
6/1/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
6/16/2015 • Approved by Governor
6/17/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-176