Florida Senate - 2015 (PROPOSED BILL) SPB 7010 FOR CONSIDERATION By the Committee on Banking and Insurance 597-00371-15 20157010pb 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. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Section 517.2016, Florida Statutes, is amended 15 to read: 16 517.2016 Public records exemption; examination techniques 17 or
andprocedures.— 18 (1) As used in For purposes ofthis section, the term 19 “examination techniques or andprocedures” means arethe 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 promulgatedthereunder. 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 Sunset35 Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed36 on October 2, 2015, unless reviewed and saved from repeal37 through reenactment by the Legislature.38 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2015.