Florida Senate - 2017 CS for SB 202 By the Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability; and Senator Brandes 585-01934-17 2017202c1 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 release of certain information by the clerk of 5 court under certain circumstances; deleting obsolete 6 language; providing an effective date. 7 8 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 9 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 release of 23 information that is required by the Florida Rules of Judicial 24 Administration to be identified by the filer as confidential if 25 the filer fails to make the required identification of the 26 confidential information to the clerk of the court. 27 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2017.