Florida Senate - 2015                                    SB 7008
       By the Committee on Banking and Insurance
       597-01474-15                                          20157008__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to a review under the Open Government
    3         Sunset Review Act; amending s. 497.172, F.S., relating
    4         to an exemption from public meeting requirements for
    5         portions of meetings of the Board of Funeral,
    6         Cemetery, and Consumer Services within the Department
    7         of Financial Services at which licensure examination
    8         questions or answers are discussed; saving the
    9         exemption from repeal under the Open Government Sunset
   10         Review Act; providing an effective date.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   14         Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 497.172, Florida
   15  Statutes, is amended to read:
   16         497.172 Public records exemptions; public meetings
   17  exemptions.—
   19         (a) Those portions of meetings of the board at which
   20  licensure examination questions or answers under this chapter
   21  are discussed are exempt from s. 286.011 and s. 24(b), Art. I of
   22  the State Constitution. The closed meeting must be recorded, and
   23  no portion of the closed meeting may be off the record. The
   24  recording shall be maintained by the board.
   25         (b) The recording of a closed portion of a meeting is
   26  exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State
   27  Constitution.
   28         (c) This subsection is subject to the Open Government
   29  Sunset Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand
   30  repealed on October 2, 2015, unless reviewed and saved from
   31  repeal through reenactment by the Legislature.
   32         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2015.