SB 7010 First Engrossed 20157010e1 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to a review under the Open Government 3 Sunset Review Act; amending s. 517.2016, F.S., 4 relating to an exemption from public records 5 requirements for information that would reveal 6 examination techniques or procedures used by the 7 Office of Financial Regulation under the Florida 8 Securities and Investor Protection Act; saving the 9 exemption from repeal under the Open Government Sunset 10 Review Act; making technical changes; providing an 11 effective date. 12 13 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 14 15 Section 1. Section 517.2016, Florida Statutes, is amended 16 to read: 17 517.2016 Public records exemption; examination techniques 18 or
andprocedures.— 19 (1) As used in For purposes ofthis section, the term 20 “examination techniques or andprocedures” means arethe 21 methods, processes, and guidelines used to evaluate regulatory 22 compliance and to collect and analyze data, records, and 23 testimony for the purpose of documenting violations of this 24 chapter and the rules adopted promulgatedthereunder. 25 (2) Information that would reveal examination techniques or 26 procedures used by the office pursuant to this chapter is 27 confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I 28 of the State Constitution. This exemption applies to such 29 information held by the office before, on, or after the 30 effective date of this exemption. 31 (3) Confidential and exempt information that would reveal 32 examination techniques or procedures may be provided by the 33 office to another governmental entity having oversight or 34 regulatory or law enforcement authority. 35 (4) This section is subject to the Open Government Sunset36 Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed37 on October 2, 2015, unless reviewed and saved from repeal38 through reenactment by the Legislature.39 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2015.