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SB 1648: Public Records and Meetings

GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability

Public Records and Meetings; Revising the general state policy on public records; providing that public records requests need not be in writing unless otherwise required by law; revising contract requirements between a public agency and a contractor; requiring each agency to provide training on the requirements of ch. 119, F.S.; specifying a reasonable cost of enforcement; providing that a party filing an action against certain agencies is not required to serve a copy of a pleading claiming attorney fees on the Department of Financial Services, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2014
Last Action: 5/2/2014 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Appropriations (AP)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/7/2014 Senate SPB 7064 submitted as a committee bill (SB 1648) by Governmental Oversight and Accountability
• Filed
3/10/2014 Senate • Referred to Appropriations -SJ 238
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 03/13/14, 1:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/11/2014 Senate • Introduced -SJ 238
3/13/2014 Senate • Favorable by- Appropriations; YEAS 18 NAYS 0 -SJ 241
3/14/2014 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 241
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/20/14
3/20/2014 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 290
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/26/2014 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 327
• Passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 328
4/1/2014 House • In Messages
5/2/2014 House • Died in Messages