Florida Senate - 2015 (PROPOSED BILL) SPB 7008 FOR CONSIDERATION By the Committee on Banking and Insurance 597-00383-15 20157008pb 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. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 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.— 18 (1) EXAMINATION DEVELOPMENT MEETINGS.— 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This subsection is subject to the Open Government29 Sunset Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand30 repealed on October 2, 2015, unless reviewed and saved from31 repeal through reenactment by the Legislature.32 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.