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SB 246: Public Records

GENERAL BILL by Garcia

Public Records; Revising the circumstances under which a court must assess and award the reasonable costs of enforcement against an agency in a civil action to enforce ch. 119, F.S.; prohibiting a court from assessing and awarding the reasonable costs of enforcement against an agency if certain conditions exist; specifying circumstances under which a complainant is not required to provide certain written notice of a public records request, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 80 (Ch. 2017-21)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Judiciary (JU)
  4. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/5/2017 Senate • Filed
1/12/2017 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Community Affairs; Judiciary; Rules -SJ 54
3/7/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 54
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 80 (Ch. 2017-21)