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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

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  • 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

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  • CS/CS/SB 402, Committee Substitute 2 (Current Bill Version) Posted 4/21/2021 at 5:30 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   None

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 35 (er) Legal Notices Judiciary Committee Similar Last Action: 5/11/2021 Chapter No. 2021-17

    Citations - Statutes (30)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.02 Notice of special or local legislation or certain relief acts. Page 15 (pdf)
    50.011 Where and in what language legal notices to be published. Page 2 (pdf)
    50.021 Publication when no newspaper in county. Page 5 (pdf)
    50.0211 Internet website publication. Page 6 (pdf)
    50.031 Newspapers in which legal notices and process may be published. Page 11 (pdf)
    50.041 Proof of publication; uniform affidavits required. Page 12 (pdf)
    50.051 Proof of publication; form of uniform affidavit. Page 13 (pdf)
    50.061 Amounts chargeable. Page 15 (pdf)
    90.902 Self-authentication. Page 15 (pdf)
    120.81 Exceptions and special requirements; general areas. Page 16 (pdf)
    121.0511 Revocation of election and alternative plan. Page 16 (pdf)
    121.055 Senior Management Service Class. Page 17 (pdf)
    125.66 Ordinances; enactment procedure; emergency ordinances; rezoning or change of land use ordinances or resolutions. Page 22 (pdf)
    162.12 Notices. Page 24 (pdf)
    166.041 Procedures for adoption of ordinances and resolutions. Page 25 (pdf)
    189.015 Meetings; notice; required reports. Page 28 (pdf)
    190.005 Establishment of district. Page 29 (pdf)
    190.046 Termination, contraction, or expansion of district. Page 31 (pdf)
    194.037 Disclosure of tax impact. Page 34 (pdf)
    197.402 Advertisement of real or personal property with delinquent taxes. Page 35 (pdf)
    200.065 Method of fixing millage. Page 36 (pdf)
    338.223 Proposed turnpike projects. Page 42 (pdf)
    348.0308 Public-private partnership. Page 44 (pdf)
    348.635 Public-private partnership. Page 45 (pdf)
    348.7605 Public-private partnership. Page 47 (pdf)
    373.0397 Floridan and Biscayne aquifers; designation of prime groundwater recharge areas. Page 48 (pdf)
    373.146 Publication of notices, process, and papers. Page 49 (pdf)
    403.722 Permits; hazardous waste disposal, storage, and treatment facilities. Page 49 (pdf)
    849.38 Proceedings for forfeiture; notice of seizure and order to show cause. Page 51 (pdf)
    932.704 Forfeiture proceedings. Page 52 (pdf)

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  • CS/SB 402, Committee Substitute 1 Posted 3/24/2021 at 4:53 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Pre-Meeting) 4/7/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice (Post-Meeting) 4/17/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Pre-Meeting) 4/17/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations PCS 933750 (Pre-Meeting) 4/17/2021 (pdf)
    Appropriations (Post-Meeting) 4/21/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 35 (c1) Legal Notices Judiciary Committee Compare Last Action: 5/11/2021 Chapter No. 2021-17

    Proposed Committee Substitutes (1)

    PCS and Amendments Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    933750 - Proposed Committee Substitute Appropriations 4/16/2021
    4:17 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/20/2021
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 443070 - Amendment (Delete All) (933750)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Rodrigues)
    4/18/2021
    6:52 PM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/20/2021
    Web Page
    PDF
    hierarchy 490496 - Amendment to Amendment (443070)
    Delete lines 37 - 82 and insert:
    Appropriations
    (Rodrigues)
    4/19/2021
    11:35 AM
    (Late Filed)
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/20/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Amendments (1)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    304210 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    (Rodrigues)
    4/7/2021
    11:49 AM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    4/17/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (2)

    Date Committee Result
    4/16/2021 8:00 AM Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice 5 Yeas - 3 Nays
    4/19/2021 10:00 AM Appropriations 19 Yeas - 0 Nays

    Citations - Statutes (32)

    Citation Catchline Location in Bill Location In Bill Help
    11.02 Notice of special or local legislation or certain relief acts. Page 12 (pdf)
    45.031 Judicial sales procedure. Page 12 (pdf)
    50.011 Where and in what language legal notices to be published. Page 2 (pdf)
    50.021 Publication when no newspaper in county. Page 3 (pdf)
    50.0211 Internet website publication. Page 4 (pdf)
    50.031 Newspapers in which legal notices and process may be published. Page 7 (pdf)
    50.041 Proof of publication; uniform affidavits required. Page 8 (pdf)
    50.051 Proof of publication; form of uniform affidavit. Page 9 (pdf)
    83.806 Enforcement of lien. Page 10 (pdf)
    120.81 Exceptions and special requirements; general areas. Page 13 (pdf)
    121.0511 Revocation of election and alternative plan. Page 14 (pdf)
    121.055 Senior Management Service Class. Page 15 (pdf)
    125.66 Ordinances; enactment procedure; emergency ordinances; rezoning or change of land use ordinances or resolutions. Page 19 (pdf)
    162.12 Notices. Page 22 (pdf)
    166.041 Procedures for adoption of ordinances and resolutions. Page 23 (pdf)
    189.015 Meetings; notice; required reports. Page 26 (pdf)
    190.005 Establishment of district. Page 27 (pdf)
    190.046 Termination, contraction, or expansion of district. Page 28 (pdf)
    194.037 Disclosure of tax impact. Page 31 (pdf)
    197.402 Advertisement of real or personal property with delinquent taxes. Page 33 (pdf)
    200.065 Method of fixing millage. Page 33 (pdf)
    338.223 Proposed turnpike projects. Page 40 (pdf)
    348.0308 Public-private partnership. Page 42 (pdf)
    348.635 Public-private partnership. Page 43 (pdf)
    348.7605 Public-private partnership. Page 44 (pdf)
    373.0397 Floridan and Biscayne aquifers; designation of prime groundwater recharge areas. Page 45 (pdf)
    373.146 Publication of notices, process, and papers. Page 46 (pdf)
    403.722 Permits; hazardous waste disposal, storage, and treatment facilities. Page 47 (pdf)
    712.06 Contents of notice; recording and indexing. Page 48 (pdf)
    849.38 Proceedings for forfeiture; notice of seizure and order to show cause. Page 49 (pdf)
    865.09 Fictitious name registration. Page 50 (pdf)
    932.704 Forfeiture proceedings. Page 51 (pdf)

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  • SB 402, Original Filed Version Posted 12/29/2020 at 2:02 PM

    Bill Text:   Web Page | PDF
    Analyses:   Judiciary (Pre-Meeting) 2/12/2021 (pdf)
    Judiciary (Post-Meeting) 3/24/2021 (pdf)

    Related Bills (1)

    Bill Number Subject Filed By Relationship Last Action and Location Track Bills
    H 35 (c1) Legal Notices Judiciary Committee Compare Last Action: 5/11/2021 Chapter No. 2021-17

    Committee Amendments (2)

    Amendment Sponsor Filed Last Committee Action Format
    608062 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Rodrigues)
    2/12/2021
    1:09 PM
    Withdrawn
    3/19/2021
    Web Page
    PDF
    553328 - Amendment (Delete All)
    Delete everything after the enacting clause and insert:
    Judiciary
    (Rodrigues)
    3/19/2021
    4:37 PM
    Replaced by Committee Substitute
    3/23/2021
    Web Page
    PDF

    Committee Votes (1)

    Date Committee Result
    3/22/2021 3:30 PM Judiciary 8 Yeas - 3 Nays

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