CS/SB 400 — Public Records
by Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee and Senator Rodrigues
This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.
Prepared by: Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee (GO)
The bill amends s. 119.07, F.S., to prohibit an agency that receives a public record request from responding to the request by filing an action for declaratory relief against the requester to determine whether that record meets the definition of a public record or if it is confidential or exempt.
If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect July 1, 2021.
Vote: Senate 39-0; House 113-0