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SB 228: Public Records/Probable Cause Finding


Public Records/Probable Cause Finding; Increasing the length of time before an election during which the Florida Elections Commission may not make public a probable cause finding and any related proceedings and records; prohibiting the Commission on Ethics from publicly releasing a notification of a probable cause finding, and the documents made and received in disposition of a complaint or referral, during a specified period immediately preceding an election; providing for future legislative review and repeal; providing statements of public necessity, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 Senate - Died in Ethics and Elections
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
1/3/2019 Senate • Filed
1/22/2019 Senate • Referred to Ethics and Elections; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 50
3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 49
5/3/2019 Senate • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Ethics and Elections