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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)

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  • 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

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  • SB 1648, Original Filed Version (Current Bill Version) Posted 3/7/2014 at 2:33 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Post-Meeting) 3/7/2014 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 3/12/2014 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 3/13/2014 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 1151 (c1) Public Records and Meetings Hood Similar Last Action: 5/2/2014 H Died in Government Operations Appropriations Subcommittee
    Location: In committee/council (GOAS)

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/13/2014 1:00 PM Appropriations 18 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    3/26/2014 9:25 AM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (14)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    119.01 General state policy on public records. Page 2 (pdf)
    119.011 Definitions. Page 3 (pdf)
    119.07 Inspection and copying of records; photographing public records; fees; exemptions. Page 8 (pdf)
    119.0701 Contracts; public records. Page 9 (pdf)
    119.0702 Page 10 (pdf)
    119.12 Attorney’s fees. Page 10 (pdf)
    257.35 Florida State Archives. Page 13 (pdf)
    286.011 Public meetings and records; public inspection; criminal and civil penalties. Page 11 (pdf)
    383.402 Child abuse death review; State Child Abuse Death Review Committee; local child abuse death review committees. Page 14 (pdf)
    497.140 Fees. Page 15 (pdf)
    627.311 Joint underwriters and joint reinsurers; public records and public meetings exemptions. Page 15 (pdf)
    627.351 Insurance risk apportionment plans. Page 16 (pdf)
    943.031 Florida Violent Crime and Drug Control Council. Page 20 (pdf)
    943.0313 Domestic Security Oversight Council. Page 20 (pdf)

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