HB 97: Public Records and Public Meetings
PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Steube ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Grant
Public Records and Public Meetings; Provides exemption from public records & public meetings requirements for unsolicited proposals held by responsible public entity for specified period; requires that recording be made of closed meeting; provides exemption from public records requirements for records generated during closed meeting for specified period; provides for future legislative review & repeal of exemptions; provides statement of public necessity; provides for contingent effect.
Last Action: 3/7/2016 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 126 (Ch. 2016-154), CS/SB 124 (Ch. 2016-153) -HJ 888
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Government Operations Subcommittee; Local Government Affairs Subcommittee; State Affairs Committee -HJ 15
• On Committee agenda-- Government Operations Subcommittee, 10/20/15, 1:00 pm, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Government Operations Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 157
• Now in Local Government Affairs Subcommittee -HJ 157
• On Committee agenda-- Local Government Affairs Subcommittee, 11/04/15, 8:00 am, Webster Hall
• Favorable by Local Government Affairs Subcommittee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 159
• Now in State Affairs Committee -HJ 159
• Introduced -HJ 14
• On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 02/04/16, 9:00 am, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- State Affairs Committee; YEAS 14 NAYS 1 -HJ 395
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 395
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/07/16
• Substituted CS/SB 126 -HJ 888
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 126 (Ch. 2016-154), CS/SB 124 (Ch. 2016-153) -HJ 888
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