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.
    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 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.