2015 Legislature                          SB 7010, 1st Engrossed
    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.
   13  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   15         Section 1. Section 517.2016, Florida Statutes, is amended
   16  to read:
   17         517.2016 Public records exemption; examination techniques
   18  or and procedures.—
   19         (1) As used in For purposes of this section, the term
   20  “examination techniques or and procedures” means are the
   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 promulgated thereunder.
   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 Sunset
   36  Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed
   37  on October 2, 2015, unless reviewed and saved from repeal
   38  through reenactment by the Legislature.
   39         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2015.