Florida Senate - 2019 (PROPOSED BILL) SPB 7020 FOR CONSIDERATION By the Committee on Education 581-00805-19 20197020pb 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to a review under the Open Government 3 Sunset Review Act; amending s. 1004.28, F.S., relating 4 to an exemption from public meeting requirements for 5 specified meetings of a university direct-support 6 organization at which proposals seeking research 7 funding or research plans are discussed; removing the 8 scheduled repeal of the exemption; providing an 9 effective date. 10 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subsection (5) of section 15 1004.28, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 16 1004.28 Direct-support organizations; use of property; 17 board of directors; activities; audit; facilities.— 18 (5) ANNUAL AUDIT; PUBLIC RECORDS EXEMPTION; PUBLIC MEETINGS 19 EXEMPTION.— 20 (c) Any portion of a meeting of the board of directors of 21 the organization, or of the executive committee or other 22 committees of such board, at which any proposal seeking research 23 funding from the organization or a plan or program for either 24 initiating or supporting research is discussed is exempt from s. 25 286.011 and s. 24(b), Art. I of the State Constitution.
This26 paragraph is subject to the Open Government Sunset Review Act in27 accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed on October 2,28 2019, unless reviewed and saved from repeal through reenactment29 by the Legislature.30 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2019.