Florida Senate - 2014 SB 650 By the Committee on Judiciary 590-01069-14 2014650__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to a review under the Open Government 3 Sunset Review Act; amending s. 733.604, F.S., which 4 provides exemptions from public records requirements 5 for the inventories of an estate or elective estate 6 filed with the clerk of court or the accountings filed 7 in an estate proceeding; saving the exemptions from 8 repeal under the Open Government Sunset Review Act; 9 providing an effective date. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 13 Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 733.604, Florida 14 Statutes, is amended to read: 15 733.604 Inventories and accountings; public records 16 exemptions.— 17 (1)(a) Unless an inventory has been previously filed, a 18 personal representative shall file a verified inventory of 19 property of the estate, listing it with reasonable detail and 20 including for each listed item its estimated fair market value 21 at the date of the decedent’s death. 22 (b)1. Any inventory of an estate, whether initial, amended, 23 or supplementary, filed with the clerk of the court in 24 conjunction with the administration of an estate is confidential 25 and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State 26 Constitution. 27 2. Any inventory of an elective estate, whether initial, 28 amended, or supplementary, filed with the clerk of the court in 29 conjunction with an election made in accordance with part II of 30 chapter 732 is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 31 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. 32 3. Any accounting, whether interim, final, amended, or 33 supplementary, filed in an estate proceeding is confidential and 34 exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State 35 Constitution. 36 4. Any inventory or accounting made confidential and exempt 37 by subparagraph 1., subparagraph 2., or subparagraph 3. shall be 38 disclosed by the custodian for inspection or copying: 39 a. To the personal representative; 40 b. To the personal representative’s attorney; 41 c. To an interested person as defined in s. 731.201; or 42 d. By court order upon a showing of good cause. 43 5. These exemptions apply to any inventory or accounting 44 filed before, on, or after July 1, 2009. 45
6. This paragraph is subject to the Open Government Sunset46 Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed47 on October 2, 2014, unless reviewed and saved from repeal48 through reenactment by the Legislature.49 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.