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CS/CS/SB 402: Legal Notices

GENERAL BILL by Appropriations ; Judiciary ; Rodrigues

Legal Notices; Revising construction as to the satisfaction of publication requirements for legal notices; requiring the Florida Press Association to seek to ensure equitable access for minority populations to legal notices posted on the statewide legal notice website; authorizing a governmental agency to choose between print publication or Internet-only publication of specified governmental agency notices with specified newspapers if certain conditions are met; authorizing a newspaper to charge for Internet-only publication of governmental agency notices, subject to specified limitations, etc.

Effective Date: 1/1/2022
Last Action: 4/29/2021 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 35 (Ch. 2021-17) -SJ 860
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 --Meeting cancelled
4/12/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/16/21, 8:00 am, 37 Senate Building
4/16/2021 Senate • Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 3 -SJ 472
4/17/2021 Senate • Now in Appropriations
• On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building
4/19/2021 Senate • CS/CS by- Appropriations; YEAS 19 NAYS 0 -SJ 642
4/21/2021 Senate • Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/22/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• CS/CS by Appropriations read 1st time -SJ 643
4/28/2021 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/29/21 -SJ 796
4/29/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 859
• Substituted CS/HB 35 -SJ 860
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 35 (Ch. 2021-17) -SJ 860