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CS/SB 278: Public Records/Department of State

PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Hutson ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Baxley

Public Records/Department of State ; Providing an exemption from public records requirements for certain information received by the Department of State from another state or the District of Columbia which is confidential or exempt pursuant to the laws of that jurisdiction; providing for future legislative review and repeal of the exemption; providing a statement of public necessity, etc.

Effective Date: On the same date that SB 276 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: 1/9/2018 Senate - CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 95
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Ethics and Elections (EE)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/14/2017 Senate • Filed
9/29/2017 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 25
10/30/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Ethics and Elections, 11/07/17, 2:00 pm, 412 Knott Building
11/7/2017 Senate • Favorable by Ethics and Elections; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 102
• Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability -SJ 102
11/27/2017 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 12/05/17, 10:00 am, 401 Senate Office Building
12/5/2017 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 103
12/6/2017 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
12/13/2017 Senate • Now in Rules -SJ 103
1/9/2018 Senate • Introduced -SJ 25
• CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 95