Florida Senate - 2015                                    SB 7010
       By the Committee on Banking and Insurance
       597-01475-15                                          20157010__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to a review under the Open Government
    3         Sunshine Act; amending s. 517.2016, F.S., relating to
    4         an exemption from public records requirements for
    5         information that would reveal examination techniques
    6         or procedures used by the Office of Financial
    7         Regulation under the Florida Securities and Investor
    8         Protection Act; saving the exemption from repeal under
    9         the Open Government Sunshine Act; making technical
   10         changes; providing an effective date.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   14         Section 1. Section 517.2016, Florida Statutes, is amended
   15  to read:
   16         517.2016 Public records exemption; examination techniques
   17  or and procedures.—
   18         (1) As used in For purposes of this section, the term
   19  “examination techniques or and procedures” means are the
   20  methods, processes, and guidelines used to evaluate regulatory
   21  compliance and to collect and analyze data, records, and
   22  testimony for the purpose of documenting violations of this
   23  chapter and the rules adopted promulgated thereunder.
   24         (2) Information that would reveal examination techniques or
   25  procedures used by the office pursuant to this chapter is
   26  confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I
   27  of the State Constitution. This exemption applies to such
   28  information held by the office before, on, or after the
   29  effective date of this exemption.
   30         (3) Confidential and exempt information that would reveal
   31  examination techniques or procedures may be provided by the
   32  office to another governmental entity having oversight or
   33  regulatory or law enforcement authority.
   34         (4) This section is subject to the Open Government Sunset
   35  Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed
   36  on October 2, 2015, unless reviewed and saved from repeal
   37  through reenactment by the Legislature.
   38         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2015.