Florida Senate - 2017                                     SB 202
       By Senator Brandes
       24-00353-17                                            2017202__
    1                        A bill to be entitled                      
    2         An act relating to court records; amending s.
    3         119.0714, F.S.; providing an exemption from liability
    4         for the inadvertent release of certain information by
    5         the clerk of court; deleting obsolete language;
    6         providing an effective date.
    8  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   10         Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subsection (2) of section
   11  119.0714, Florida Statutes, is amended, and paragraph (g) is
   12  added to that subsection, to read:
   13         119.0714 Court files; court records; official records.—
   14         (2) COURT RECORDS.—
   15         (e)1. On January 1, 2012, and thereafter, The clerk of the
   16  court must keep social security numbers confidential and exempt
   17  as provided for in s. 119.071(5)(a), and bank account, debit,
   18  charge, and credit card numbers exempt as provided for in s.
   19  119.071(5)(b), without any person having to request redaction.
   20         2. Section 119.071(5)(a)7. and 8. does not apply to the
   21  clerks of the court with respect to court records.
   22         (g) The clerk of the court is not liable for the
   23  inadvertent release of information made confidential by the
   24  Florida Rules of Judicial Administration if the filer fails to
   25  disclose the existence of the confidential information to the
   26  clerk of the court as required by court rule.
   27         Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.