2015 Legislature                                         SB 7012
    2         An act relating to a review under the Open Government
    3         Sunset Review Act; amending s. 494.00125, F.S., which
    4         provides a public records exemption for credit history
    5         information and credit scores held by the Office of
    6         Financial Regulation for purposes of licensing loan
    7         originators, mortgage brokers, and mortgage lenders;
    8         saving the exemption from repeal under the Open
    9         Government Sunset Review Act; providing an effective
   10         date.
   12  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   14         Section 1. Subsection (3) of section 494.00125, Florida
   15  Statutes, is amended to read:
   16         494.00125 Public records exemptions.—
   17         (3) CREDIT INFORMATION.—
   18         (a) Credit history information and credit scores held by
   19  the office and related to licensing under ss. 494.001-494.0077
   20  are confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art.
   21  I of the State Constitution.
   22         (b) Credit history information and credit scores made
   23  confidential and exempt pursuant to paragraph (a) may be
   24  provided by the office to another governmental entity having
   25  oversight or regulatory or law enforcement authority.
   26         (c) This subsection does not apply to information that is
   27  otherwise publicly available.
   28         (d) This subsection is subject to the Open Government
   29  Sunset Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand
   30  repealed on October 2, 2015, unless reviewed and saved from
   31  repeal through reenactment by the Legislature.
   32         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2015.