Florida Senate - 2015 SB 7012 By the Committee on Banking and Insurance 597-01476-15 20157012__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to a review under the Open Government 3 Sunset Review Act; amending s. 494.00125, F.S., which 4 provides a public records exemption for credit history 5 information and credit scores held by the Office of 6 Financial Regulation for purposes of licensing loan 7 originators, mortgage brokers, and mortgage lenders; 8 saving the exemption from repeal under the Open 9 Government Sunset Review Act; providing an effective 10 date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Subsection (3) of section 494.00125, Florida 15 Statutes, is amended to read: 16 494.00125 Public records exemptions.— 17 (3) CREDIT INFORMATION.— 18 (a) Credit history information and credit scores held by 19 the office and related to licensing under ss. 494.001-494.0077 20 are confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. 21 I of the State Constitution. 22 (b) Credit history information and credit scores made 23 confidential and exempt pursuant to paragraph (a) may be 24 provided by the office to another governmental entity having 25 oversight or regulatory or law enforcement authority. 26 (c) This subsection does not apply to information that is 27 otherwise publicly available. 28
(d) This subsection is subject to the Open Government29 Sunset Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand30 repealed on October 2, 2015, unless reviewed and saved from31 repeal through reenactment by the Legislature.32 Section 2.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 October 1, 2015.