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CS/SB 236: Public Records and Public Meetings

PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Criminal Justice ; Book

Public Records and Public Meetings; Providing an exception to the expiration of certain public records and public meetings exemptions under specified circumstances; prohibiting the disclosure of the personal identifying information of an alleged victim of sexual harassment or sexual misconduct, or information that could assist an individual in determining the identity of such alleged victim, in any portion of a proceeding conducted by the Commission on Ethics, a commission on ethics and public trust, or a county or a municipality that has established a local investigatory process which is open to the public; providing for future legislative review and repeal; providing statements of public necessity, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Messages
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Criminal Justice (CJ)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)

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  • Bill History

    Date Chamber Action
    1/4/2019 Senate • Filed
    1/22/2019 Senate • Referred to Criminal Justice; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 50
    2/4/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Criminal Justice, 02/11/19, 2:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
    2/11/2019 Senate • CS by Criminal Justice; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 159
    2/12/2019 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
    2/13/2019 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
    3/1/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/06/19, 10:30 am, 301 Senate Building
    3/5/2019 Senate • Introduced -SJ 50
    • CS by Criminal Justice read 1st time -SJ 152
    3/6/2019 Senate • Favorable by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 4 NAYS 0 -SJ 186
    • Now in Rules
    4/18/2019 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/23/19, 2:00 pm, 110 Senate Building
    4/23/2019 Senate • Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -SJ 451
    • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
    • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/25/19 -SJ 496
    4/25/2019 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 476
    • Placed on 3rd reading
    4/26/2019 Senate • Read 3rd time -SJ 572
    • CS passed; YEAS 39 NAYS 0 -SJ 572
    4/26/2019 House • In Messages
    5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
    • Died in Messages

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  • CS/SB 236, Committee Substitute 1 (Current Bill Version) Posted 2/12/2019 at 12:45 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Pre-Meeting) 3/5/2019 (pdf)
    Governmental Oversight and Accountability (Post-Meeting) 3/6/2019 (pdf)
    Rules (Pre-Meeting) 4/22/2019 (pdf)
    Rules (Post-Meeting) 4/23/2019 (pdf)

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    3/6/2019 10:30 AM Governmental Oversight and Accountability 4 Yeas - 0 Nays
    4/23/2019 2:00 PM Rules 16 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Floor Votes (1)

    Date Chamber Result
    4/26/2019 1:46 PM Senate 39 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.324 Procedures on complaints of violations and referrals; public records and meeting exemptions. Page 2 (pdf)
    119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records. Page 4 (pdf)
    286.0113 General exemptions from public meetings. Page 5 (pdf)

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  • SB 236, Original Filed Version Posted 1/4/2019 at 8:34 AM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Criminal Justice (Pre-Meeting) 2/8/2019 (pdf)
    Criminal Justice (Post-Meeting) 2/12/2019 (pdf)

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    585814 - Amendment
    Delete lines 46 - 103 and insert:
    Criminal Justice
    (Book)
    2/8/2019
    2:12 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    2/11/2019
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    2/11/2019 2:30 PM Criminal Justice 4 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (3)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    112.324 Procedures on complaints of violations and referrals; public records and meeting exemptions. Page 2 (pdf)
    119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of public records. Page 3 (pdf)
    286.0113 General exemptions from public meetings. Page 4 (pdf)

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