Florida Senate - 2018 (PROPOSED BILL) SPB 7006 FOR CONSIDERATION By the Committee on Judiciary 590-00557-18 20187006pb 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to a review under the Open Government 3 Sunset Review Act; amending s. 68.083, F.S., relating 4 to an exemption from public record requirements for 5 the complaint and information held by the Department 6 of Legal Affairs pursuant to an investigation of a 7 violation of the Florida False Claims Act; abrogating 8 the scheduled repeal of the exemption; providing an 9 effective date. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 13 Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subsection (8) of section 14 68.083, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 15 68.083 Civil actions for false claims.— 16 (8)(a) Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, the 17 complaint and information held by the department pursuant to an 18 investigation of a violation of s. 68.082 is confidential and 19 exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State 20 Constitution.
This paragraph is subject to the Open Government21 Sunset Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand22 repealed on October 2, 2018, unless reviewed and saved from23 repeal through reenactment by the Legislature.24 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2018.