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CS/SB 1788: Public Records/Victim of Human Trafficking

PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Bracy

Public Records/Victim of Human Trafficking; Providing for closed hearings in certain civil actions upon the request of victims, or the Statewide Council on Human Trafficking on behalf of the victims, of human trafficking; exempting from public records requirements the redacted and sealed information; providing for future review and repeal of the exemption; exempting from public records requirements the personal identifying information of victims of human trafficking held by the council; providing for future review and repeal of the exemption, etc.

Effective Date: On the same date that SB 972 or similar legislation takes effect, if such legislation is adopted in the same legislative session or an extension thereof and becomes a law
Last Action: 5/5/2017 Senate - Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Appropriations (AP)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/17/2017 Senate • Filed
3/22/2017 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Appropriations -SJ 246
3/23/2017 Senate • Introduced -SJ 246
4/3/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/03/17, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building --Temporarily Postponed
4/12/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 04/17/17, 1:30 pm, 37 Senate Office Building
4/17/2017 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 435
4/19/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 435
• CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 439
5/5/2017 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Governmental Oversight and Accountability