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CS/SB 402: Legal Notices

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Rodrigues

Legal Notices; Revising requirements for newspapers that are qualified to publish legal notices; authorizing the Internet publication of legal notices on certain websites in lieu of print publication in a newspaper; requiring the Florida Press Association to consult with the Black Press Association of Florida for a specified purpose; authorizing a governmental agency to opt for Internet-only publication of legal notices with any newspaper of general circulation within the state if certain conditions are met; authorizing a newspaper to charge for Internet-only publication, subject to specified limitations, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2022
Last Action: 4/8/2021 Senate - On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/13/21, 2:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/29/2020 Senate • Filed
1/11/2021 Senate • Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 64
1/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/25/21, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/15/21, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 64
3/17/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/22/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
3/22/2021 Senate • CS by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 3 -SJ 312
3/24/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/25/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
• CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 315
4/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/08/21, 11:30 am, 37 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/13/21, 2:00 pm, 37 Senate Building