CS/HB 747: Digital Assets
GENERAL BILL by Judiciary Committee ; Fant ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Mayfield ; Passidomo
Digital Assets; Designates act as "Florida Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act; authorizes user to use online tool to allow custodian to disclose digital assets to designated recipient or to prohibit custodian from disclosing digital assets; provides that specified user's direction overrides in terms-of-service agreement; authorizes modification of fiduciary's or designated recipient's access to digital assets; provides procedures for disclosure of digital assets; requires custodian to disclose content of electronic communications & other digital assets of deceased user; requires custodian to disclose content of electronic communications & other digital assets of principal; requires custodian to disclose to trustee who is original user digital assets & content of electronic communications held in trust; authorizes court to grant guardian right to access ward's digital assets; requires custodian to disclose to guardian electronic communications & specified digital assets of ward; imposes fiduciary duties; provides for rights & responsibilities of certain fiduciaries; requires compliance of custodian; provides for immunity for certain persons acting in good faith.
Last Action: 2/23/2016 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 494 (Ch. 2016-46) -HJ 549
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 65
• On Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 01/13/16, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• Introduced -HJ 65
• Favorable by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 217
• Now in Insurance and Banking Subcommittee -HJ 217
• On Committee agenda-- Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, 01/19/16, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
• Favorable by Insurance and Banking Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 1 -HJ 242
• Now in Judiciary Committee -HJ 242
• On Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 01/28/16, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
• CS by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 334
• Pending review of CS -under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by Judiciary Committee read 1st time -HJ 329
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 362
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/23/16
• Substituted CS/CS/SB 494 -HJ 549
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/SB 494 (Ch. 2016-46) -HJ 549
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