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SB 1940: Public Records and Public Meetings/School Safety

PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Galvano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benacquisto

Public Records and Public Meetings/School Safety; Providing exemptions from public records requirements for the identity of a reporting party and any information received through the mobile suspicious activity reporting tool which is held by the Department of Law Enforcement, law enforcement agencies, or school officials; providing an exemption from public meetings requirements for portions of meetings of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission at which exempt or confidential and exempt information is discussed; providing an exemption from public records requirements for information that would identify whether a particular individual has been appointed as a safe-school officer; providing for future legislative review and repeal of the exemptions; providing statements of public necessity, etc.

Effective Date: 3/9/2018
Last Action: 3/9/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-1, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7026 (Ch. 2018-3)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
2/28/2018 Senate • Filed
• Referred to Rules -SJ 410
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/01/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• Introduced -SJ 409
3/1/2018 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 435
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 435
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18 -SJ 564
3/2/2018 Senate • Retained on Special Order Calendar for 03/03/2018 -SJ 564
3/3/2018 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 682
• Amendment(s) adopted (172090) -SJ 682
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 683
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/5/2018 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 705
• Passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 705
3/5/2018 House • In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 946
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/18
• Received -HJ 946
3/6/2018 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 1002
• Placed on 3rd reading
3/7/2018 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 1037, 1038
• Passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 2 -HJ 1038
3/7/2018 Senate • Ordered enrolled -SJ 882
3/8/2018 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
3/9/2018 • Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2018-1, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7026 (Ch. 2018-3)