Florida Senate - 2018                   (PROPOSED BILL) SPB 7006
       FOR CONSIDERATION By the Committee on Judiciary
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    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.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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 Government
   21  Sunset Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand
   22  repealed on October 2, 2018, unless reviewed and saved from
   23  repeal through reenactment by the Legislature.
   24         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2018.