Florida Senate - 2014 CS for SB 650 By the Committees on Governmental Oversight and Accountability; and Judiciary 585-02562-14 2014650c1 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 with the clerk of court in an estate proceeding; 8 saving the exemptions from repeal under the Open 9 Government Sunset Review Act; providing an effective 10 date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Subsection (1) of section 733.604, Florida 15 Statutes, is amended to read: 16 733.604 Inventories and accountings; public records 17 exemptions.— 18 (1)(a) Unless an inventory has been previously filed, a 19 personal representative shall file a verified inventory of 20 property of the estate, listing it with reasonable detail and 21 including for each listed item its estimated fair market value 22 at the date of the decedent’s death. 23 (b)1. Any inventory of an estate, whether initial, amended, 24 or supplementary, filed with the clerk of the court in 25 conjunction with the administration of an estate is confidential 26 and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State 27 Constitution. 28 2. Any inventory of an elective estate, whether initial, 29 amended, or supplementary, filed with the clerk of the court in 30 conjunction with an election made in accordance with part II of 31 chapter 732 is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 32 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. 33 3. Any accounting, whether interim, final, amended, or 34 supplementary, filed with the clerk of court in an estate 35 proceeding is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 36 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. 37 4. Any inventory or accounting made confidential and exempt 38 by subparagraph 1., subparagraph 2., or subparagraph 3. shall be 39 disclosed by the custodian for inspection or copying: 40 a. To the personal representative; 41 b. To the personal representative’s attorney; 42 c. To an interested person as defined in s. 731.201; or 43 d. By court order upon a showing of good cause. 44 5. These exemptions apply to any inventory or accounting 45 filed before, on, or after July 1, 2009. 46
6. This paragraph is subject to the Open Government Sunset47 Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed48 on October 2, 2014, unless reviewed and saved from repeal49 through reenactment by the Legislature.50 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2014.