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CS/CS/CS/SB 844: Public Records

GENERAL BILL by Rules ; Community Affairs ; Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Hooper

Public Records; Prohibiting a county recorder from removing a grantor name, grantee name, or party name from the register of the Official Records and the index on the publicly available website unless the information is subject to a specified public records exemption; prescribing requirements for a person claiming a public records exemption to request removal of information from a publicly available website, subject to penalty of perjury; requiring that a request for maintenance of an exemption be notarized and confirm the individual’s status; requiring the daily schedule of deeds and conveyances to include notification of any information therein which is subject to a request for removal, etc.

Effective Date: 7/1/2021
Last Action: 4/22/2021 Senate - Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 781 -SJ 633
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  2. Community Affairs (CA)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
1/27/2021 Senate • Filed
2/4/2021 Senate • Referred to Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Community Affairs; Rules -SJ 98
2/8/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 02/17/21, 9:00 am, 37 Senate Building --Not Considered
2/26/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 03/03/21, 12:00 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/2/2021 Senate • Introduced -SJ 98
3/3/2021 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 6 NAYS 0 -SJ 191
3/4/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
3/5/2021 Senate • Now in Community Affairs
3/10/2021 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability read 1st time -SJ 232
3/25/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 03/30/21, 3:30 pm, 37 Senate Building
3/30/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 9 NAYS 0 -SJ 343
3/31/2021 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
4/1/2021 Senate • CS/CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 349
4/2/2021 Senate • Now in Rules
4/15/2021 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Rules, 04/20/21, 8:30 am, 412 Knott Building
4/20/2021 Senate • CS/CS/CS by- Rules; YEAS 15 NAYS 0 -SJ 472
• Pending reference review -under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS/CS/CS by Rules read 1st time -SJ 477
4/21/2021 Senate • Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 04/22/21 -SJ 642
4/22/2021 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 633
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 781 -SJ 633
• Laid on Table, refer to CS/CS/HB 781 -SJ 633