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CS/SB 520: Public Records and Public Meetings

PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Governmental Oversight and Accountability ; Brandes

Public Records and Public Meetings; Providing an exemption from public records requirements for any personal identifying information of an applicant for president of a state university or a Florida College System institution held by a state university or a Florida College System institution; providing an exemption from public meetings requirements for any portion of a meeting held for the purpose of identifying or vetting applicants for president of a state university or a Florida College System institution, including any portion of a meeting which would disclose certain personal identifying information of such applicants; providing for future legislative review and repeal of the exemptions; providing a statement of public necessity, etc.

Effective Date: Upon becoming a law
Last Action: 1/19/2022 Senate - Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Education (ED)
  2. Governmental Oversight and Accountability (GO)
  3. Rules (RC)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
10/18/2021 Senate • Filed
11/3/2021 Senate • Referred to Education; Governmental Oversight and Accountability; Rules -SJ 31
1/6/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Education, 01/11/22, 1:30 pm, 412 Knott Building
1/11/2022 Senate • Introduced -SJ 30
• Favorable by Education; YEAS 6 NAYS 3 -SJ 114
1/12/2022 Senate • Now in Governmental Oversight and Accountability
1/14/2022 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Governmental Oversight and Accountability, 01/19/22, 8:30 am, 37 Senate Building
1/19/2022 Senate • CS by Governmental Oversight and Accountability; YEAS 4 NAYS 2
• Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)