Florida Senate - 2020                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 7010
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              

       The Committee on Rules (Wright) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete everything after the enacting clause
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (k) of subsection (5) of section
    6  119.071, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of
    8  public records.—
   10         (k)1. For purposes of this paragraph, the term:
   11         a. “Identification and location information” means the:
   12         (I) Home address, telephone number, and date of birth of a
   13  servicemember, and the telephone number associated with a
   14  servicemember’s personal communication device.
   15         (II) Home address, telephone number, date of birth, and
   16  place of employment of the spouse or dependent of a
   17  servicemember, and the telephone number associated with such
   18  spouse’s or dependent’s personal communication device.
   19         (III) Name and location of a school attended by the spouse
   20  of a servicemember or a school or day care facility attended by
   21  a dependent of a servicemember.
   22         b. “Servicemember” means a current or former member of the
   23  Armed Forces of the United States, a reserve component of the
   24  Armed Forces of the United States, or the National Guard, who
   25  was deployed to an Overseas Contingency Operation of the United
   26  States Department of Defense served after September 11, 2001.
   27         c.Overseas Contingency Operation means overseas military
   28  operations such as crisis response, infrastructure and coalition
   29  support for operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, humanitarian
   30  assistance in the Middle East and North Africa, and embassy
   31  security, as well as other needs abroad in the Global War on
   32  Terrorism.
   33         2. Identification and location information held by an
   34  agency is exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the
   35  State Constitution if a servicemember submits to an agency that
   36  has custody of the identification and location information:
   37         a. A written request to exempt the identification and
   38  location information from public disclosure; and
   39         b. A copy of the servicemember’s United States Department
   40  of Defense form DD-214 or a statement from the servicemember’s
   41  commander that the servicemember served in an Overseas
   42  Contingency Operation after September 11, 2001; and
   43         c. A written statement that the servicemember he or she has
   44  made reasonable efforts to protect the identification and
   45  location information from being accessible through other means
   46  available to the public.
   47         3. This exemption applies to identification and location
   48  information held by an agency before, on, or after the effective
   49  date of this exemption.
   50         4. This paragraph is subject to the Open Government Sunset
   51  Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed
   52  on October 2, 2020, unless reviewed and saved from repeal
   53  through reenactment by the Legislature.
   54         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2020.
   56  ================= T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T ================
   57  And the title is amended as follows:
   58         Delete everything before the enacting clause
   59  and insert:
   60                        A bill to be entitled                      
   61         An act relating to a review under the Open Government
   62         Sunset Review Act; amending s. 119.071, F.S., which
   63         provides a public records exemption for the
   64         identification and location information of a
   65         servicemember who served after September 11, 2001, and
   66         the spouse and dependents of the servicemember;
   67         narrowing the exemption by requiring the servicemember
   68         to have been deployed to an Overseas Contingency
   69         Operation of the United States Department of Defense;
   70         revising and defining terms; requiring a servicemember
   71         to provide certain documentation to the custodial
   72         agency in order for his or her identification and
   73         location information to be subject to the exemption;
   74         removing the scheduled repeal of the exemption;
   75         providing an effective date.