Florida Senate - 2017 (PROPOSED BILL) SPB 7014 FOR CONSIDERATION By the Committee on Agriculture 575-00916-17 20177014pb 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to a review under the Open Government 3 Sunset Review Act; amending s. 601.10, F.S., relating 4 to an exemption from public records requirements for 5 nonpublished reports or data related to certain 6 studies or research related to citrus fruit, citrus 7 fruit juices, and the products and byproducts thereof 8 which is conducted, caused to be conducted, or funded 9 by the Department of Citrus; abrogating the scheduled 10 repeal of the exemption; providing an effective date. 11 12 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 13 14 Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subsection (8) of section 15 601.10, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 16 601.10 Powers of the Department of Citrus.—The department 17 shall have and shall exercise such general and specific powers 18 as are delegated to it by this chapter and other statutes of the 19 state, which powers shall include, but are not limited to, the 20 following: 21 (8) 22 (c) Any nonpublished reports or data related to studies or 23 research conducted, caused to be conducted, or funded by the 24 department under s. 601.13 is confidential and exempt from s. 25 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
This26 paragraph is subject to the Open Government Sunset Review Act in27 accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed on October 2,28 2017, unless reviewed and saved from repeal through reenactment29 by the Legislature.30 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2017.