Florida Senate - 2021                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 890
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  03/18/2021           .                                

       The Committee on Rules (Hooper) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 26 - 32
    4  and insert:
    5         Section 1. Paragraph (e) is added to subsection (2) of
    6  section 119.0712, Florida Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         119.0712 Executive branch agency-specific exemptions from
    8  inspection or copying of public records.—
   10         (a) For purposes of this subsection, the term “motor
   11  vehicle record” means any record that pertains to a motor
   12  vehicle operator’s permit, motor vehicle title, motor vehicle
   13  registration, or identification card issued by the Department of
   14  Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles.
   15         (b) Personal information, including highly restricted
   16  personal information as defined in 18 U.S.C. s. 2725, contained
   17  in a motor vehicle record is confidential pursuant to the
   18  federal Driver’s Privacy Protection Act of 1994, 18 U.S.C. ss.
   19  2721 et seq. Such information may be released only as authorized
   20  by that act; however, information received pursuant to that act
   21  may not be used for mass commercial solicitation of clients for
   22  litigation against motor vehicle dealers.
   23         (c) E-mail addresses collected by the Department of Highway
   24  Safety and Motor Vehicles pursuant to s. 319.40(3), s.
   25  320.95(2), or s. 322.08(10) are exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s.
   26  24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. This exemption applies
   27  retroactively.
   28         (d)1. Emergency contact information contained in a motor
   29  vehicle record is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and
   30  s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
   31         2. Without the express consent of the person to whom such
   32  emergency contact information applies, the emergency contact
   33  information contained in a motor vehicle record may be released
   34  only to law enforcement agencies for purposes of contacting
   35  those listed in the event of an emergency.
   36         (e) Any person who uses or releases any information
   37  contained in the Driver and Vehicle Information Database for a
   38  purpose not specifically authorized by law commits a noncriminal
   39  infraction, punishable by a fine not exceeding $2,000.
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   41  And the title is amended as follows:
   42         Delete lines 3 - 5
   43  and insert:
   44         amending s. 119.0712; prohibiting the use or release,
   45         not authorized by law, of any information contained in
   46         the Driver and Vehicle Information Database; providing
   47         a noncriminal infraction; amending s. 943.125, F.S.;
   48         requiring