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CS/CS/CS/SB 248: Public Records/Body Camera Recording Made by a Law Enforcement Officer

PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Criminal Justice ; Smith ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Thompson ; Soto ; Stargel

Public Records/Body Camera Recording Made by a Law Enforcement Officer; Providing that a body camera recording is confidential and exempt from public records requirements under certain circumstances; providing exceptions; requiring a law enforcement agency to retain body camera recordings for at least a specified period; providing for retroactive application; providing for future legislative review and repeal of the exemption; providing a statement of public necessity, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2015
Last Action: 5/22/2015 - Chapter No. 2015-41
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/7/2015 Senate • Filed
    1/15/2015 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 48
    2/9/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/16/15, 4:00 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
    2/16/2015 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 4 NAYS 1 -SJ 159
    2/17/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    2/18/2015 Senate • Original reference(s) removed: Community Affairs; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations
    • Remaining references corrected to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 157
    • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    3/3/2015 Senate • Introduced -SJ 48
    • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 151
    3/5/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/10/15, 1:30 pm, 401 Senate Office Building --Not Considered
    3/12/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/17/15, 9:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
    3/17/2015 Senate • CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 4 NAYS 1 -SJ 227
    3/19/2015 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    • Now in Rules -SJ 227
    3/23/2015 Senate • CS/CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 228
    3/30/2015 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/02/15, 11:30 am, 110 Senate Office Building
    4/2/2015 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -SJ 351
    4/3/2015 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    4/7/2015 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 351
    • CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 353
    4/9/2015 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/14/15
    4/14/2015 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 415
    • Amendment(s) adopted (147800, 199882, 870948) -SJ 415
    • Ordered engrossed -SJ 415
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/22/2015 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 483
    • CS passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 2 -SJ 483
    4/22/2015 House • In Messages
    • Referred to Calendar -HJ 674
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/24/15
    • Received -HJ 674
    4/24/2015 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 828
    • Read 3rd time -HJ 828
    • CS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 2 -HJ 828
    4/24/2015 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 655
    5/7/2015 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
    5/21/2015 • Approved by Governor
    5/22/2015 • Chapter No. 2015-41

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  • CS/CS/CS/SB 248, Enrolled (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/24/2015 at 5:46 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice Subcommittee (Post-Meeting) 5/27/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 581 Public Records/Audio & Video Recordings Made by Law Enforcement Officers Santiago Compare Last Action: 2/20/2015 H Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2015-41) -HJ 50
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration
    S 852 Public Records/Audio or Video Recording Made by a Law Enforcement Officer Diaz de la Portilla Compare Last Action: 2/18/2015 S Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2015-41) -SJ 90
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/CS/SB 248, Engrossed 1 Posted 4/14/2015 at 2:38 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 581 Public Records/Audio & Video Recordings Made by Law Enforcement Officers Santiago Compare Last Action: 2/20/2015 H Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2015-41) -HJ 50
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration
    S 852 Public Records/Audio or Video Recording Made by a Law Enforcement Officer Diaz de la Portilla Compare Last Action: 2/18/2015 S Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2015-41) -SJ 90
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration

    Floor Votes (2)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/22/2015 1:32 PM Senate 36 Yeas - 2 Nays
    4/24/2015 3:59 PM House 112 Yeas - 2 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/CS/SB 248, Committee Substitute 3 Posted 4/3/2015 at 3:02 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 581 Public Records/Audio & Video Recordings Made by Law Enforcement Officers Santiago Compare Last Action: 2/20/2015 H Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2015-41) -HJ 50
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration
    S 852 Public Records/Audio or Video Recording Made by a Law Enforcement Officer Diaz de la Portilla Compare Last Action: 2/18/2015 S Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2015-41) -SJ 90
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration

    Floor Amendments (3)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Floor Action Format
    147800 - Amendment
    Delete lines 44 - 48 and insert:
    Smith 4/14/2015
    10:05 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/14/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    870948 - Amendment
    Delete lines 116 - 119 and insert:
    Smith 4/14/2015
    11:29 AM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/14/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    199882 - Amendment
    Delete lines 121 - 128 and insert:
    Bradley 4/13/2015
    12:49 PM
    Senate: Adopted
    4/14/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/CS/SB 248, Committee Substitute 2 Posted 3/19/2015 at 9:28 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Rules (Pre-Meeting) 3/30/2015 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 4/2/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 581 Public Records/Audio & Video Recordings Made by Law Enforcement Officers Santiago Compare Last Action: 2/20/2015 H Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2015-41) -HJ 50
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration
    S 852 Public Records/Audio or Video Recording Made by a Law Enforcement Officer Diaz de la Portilla Compare Last Action: 2/18/2015 S Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2015-41) -SJ 90
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    108082 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Rules
    (Gibson)
    4/1/2015
    3:43 PM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/2/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    4/2/2015 11:30 AM Rules 12 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records. Page 1 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 248, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 2/17/2015 at 11:50 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Pre-Meeting) 3/16/2015 (pdf)
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Post-Meeting) 3/19/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (2)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 581 Public Records/Audio & Video Recordings Made by Law Enforcement Officers Santiago Compare Last Action: 2/20/2015 H Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2015-41) -HJ 50
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration
    S 852 Public Records/Audio or Video Recording Made by a Law Enforcement Officer Diaz de la Portilla Compare Last Action: 2/18/2015 S Withdrawn prior to introduction, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/CS/SB 248 (Ch. 2015-41) -SJ 90
    Location: Withdrawn from consideration

    Committee Amendments (4)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    252982 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Ring)
    3/9/2015
    1:49 PM
    Replaced by Substitute Amendment
    3/17/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 968344 - Amendment to Amendment (252982)
    Delete lines 45 - 51 and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Legg)
    3/16/2015
    9:23 AM
    Withdrawn
    3/17/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 328126 - Substitute Amendment (Delete All) (252982)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Ring)
    3/16/2015
    4:22 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/17/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 864868 - Amendment to Substitute Amendment (328126)
    Delete lines 24 - 25 and insert:
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    (Ring)
    3/17/2015
    11:12 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/17/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/17/2015 9:00 AM Governmental Oversight and Accountability 4 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (7)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    92.56 Judicial proceedings and court records involving sexual offenses and human trafficking. Page 4 (pdf)
    119.011 Definitions. Page 4 (pdf)
    119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records. Page 2 (pdf)
    119.0714 Court files; court records; official records. Page 5 (pdf)
    784.046 Action by victim of repeat violence, sexual violence, or dating violence for protective injunction; dating violence investigations, notice to victims, and reporting; pretrial release violations; public records exemption. Page 5 (pdf)
    794.024 Unlawful to disclose identifying information. Page 8 (pdf)
    794.03 Unlawful to publish or broadcast information identifying sexual offense victim. Page 8 (pdf)

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  • SB 248, Original Filed Version Posted 1/7/2015 at 8:35 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice PCS 268366 (Pre-Meeting) 2/13/2015 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 2/16/2015 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 2/17/2015 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Learn more about bill relationships Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 57 (c1) Law Enforcement Officer Body Cameras Jones, Williams Compare Last Action: 5/1/2015 S Died in Criminal Justice
    Location: In committee/council (CJ)

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    268366 - Proposed Committee Substitute Criminal Justice 2/13/2015
    2:18 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/16/2015
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 954072 - Amendment (268366)
    Between lines 74 and 75 insert:
    Criminal Justice
    (Brandes)
    2/16/2015
    2:00 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/16/2015
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/16/2015 4:00 PM Criminal Justice 4 Yeas - 1 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (1)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    943.1718 Page 1 (pdf)

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