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CS/HB 1151: Public Records and Meetings

GENERAL BILL by Government Operations Subcommittee ; Hood

Public Records and Meetings; Provides that public records requests need not be in writing unless otherwise required by law; requires custodian of public records to provide statutory citation to requester if written request is required; restricts charge assessed by agency in producing records; revises contract requirements between public agency & contractor; requires agencies to provide training on requirements of ch. 119, F.S.; specifies reasonable cost of enforcement; provides that party filing action against certain agencies, boards, or commissions is not required to serve copy of pleading claiming attorney fees on DFS; requires agency, board, or commission to provide notice of such pleading to DFS; authorizes DFS to join agency, board, or commission in defense of such suit; conforms cross-references.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/26/2014 House • Filed
3/4/2014 House • Introduced -HJ 95
3/11/2014 House • Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 269
3/27/2014 House • PCS on Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 03/31/14, 1:30 pm, Webster Hall
3/31/2014 House • CS by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 441
4/2/2014 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Government Operations Subcommittee read 1st time -HJ 438
4/3/2014 House • Now in Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee -HJ 465
5/2/2014 House • Died in Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee