Florida Senate - 2011                                     SB 604
       By the Committee on Criminal Justice
       591-00933-11                                           2011604__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to a review under the Open Government
    3         Sunset Review Act; amending s. 790.0601, F.S., which
    4         provides an exemption from public-records requirements
    5         for personal identifying information of an individual
    6         who has applied for or received a license to carry a
    7         concealed weapon or firearm; saving the exemption from
    8         repeal under the Open Government Sunset Review Act;
    9         removing the scheduled repeal of the exemption;
   10         providing an effective date.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   14         Section 1. Section 790.0601, Florida Statutes, is amended
   15  to read:
   16         790.0601 Public records exemption for concealed weapons.—
   17         (1) Personal identifying information of an individual who
   18  has applied for or received a license to carry a concealed
   19  weapon or firearm pursuant to s. 790.06 held by the Division of
   20  Licensing of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
   21  is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art.
   22  I of the State Constitution. This exemption applies to such
   23  information held by the division before, on, or after the
   24  effective date of this section.
   25         (2) Information made confidential and exempt by this
   26  section shall be disclosed:
   27         (a) With the express written consent of the applicant or
   28  licensee or his or her legally authorized representative.
   29         (b) By court order upon a showing of good cause.
   30         (c) Upon request by a law enforcement agency in connection
   31  with the performance of lawful duties, which includes shall
   32  include access to any automated database containing such
   33  information maintained by the Department of Agriculture and
   34  Consumer Services.
   35         (3) This section is subject to the Open Government Sunset
   36  Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed
   37  on October 2, 2011, unless reviewed and saved from repeal
   38  through reenactment by the Legislature.
   39         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2011.