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CS/CS/SB 292: Legal Notices

GENERAL BILL by Judiciary ; Community Affairs ; Bennett

Legal Notices; Requiring that, after a specified date, if a legal notice is published in a newspaper, the newspaper publishing the notice shall also place the notice on a website maintained by the newspaper, at no additional charge; providing that an error on a newspaper or statewide website shall be considered a harmless error and legal notice requirements shall be considered met if the notice published in the newspaper is correct; limiting the rate that may be charged for government notices required to be published more than once in certain circumstances; requiring that plain notice to the licensee to be posted on the front page of the Department of Business and Professional Regulation’s website and provided to certain news outlets, etc.

Effective Date: except as otherwise expressly provided in this act, this act shall take effect July 1, 2012, and shall apply to legal notices that must be published on or after that date
Last Action: 3/9/2012 Senate - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212) -SJ 1236
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
Senate Committee References:
  1. Community Affairs (CA)
  2. Judiciary (JU)
  3. Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations (BTA)



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
9/20/2011 Senate • Filed
10/4/2011 Senate • Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget -SJ 30
12/21/2011 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Community Affairs, 01/12/12, 8:00 am, 412 Knott Building
1/10/2012 Senate • Introduced -SJ 30
1/12/2012 Senate • CS by Community Affairs; YEAS 8 NAYS 0 -SJ 214
1/17/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
• CS by Community Affairs read 1st time -SJ 249
1/18/2012 Senate • Now in Judiciary -SJ 214
2/14/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/16/12, 10:30 am, 110 Senate Office Building
2/16/2012 Senate • CS/CS by Judiciary; YEAS 7 NAYS 0 -SJ 524
2/20/2012 Senate • Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute)
2/21/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 524
• CS/CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 534
2/22/2012 Senate • Subreferred to Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations -SJ 674
• Now in Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations
2/23/2012 Senate • On Committee agenda-- Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations, 02/28/12, 2:15 pm, 110 Senate Office Building
2/28/2012 Senate • Favorable by Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; YEAS 14 NAYS 0
2/29/2012 Senate • Now in Budget -SJ 721
3/5/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Budget -SJ 805
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 805
3/6/2012 Senate • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/08/12
3/8/2012 Senate • Read 2nd time -SJ 966, 1235
• Amendment(s) pending (920062) -SJ 967
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/09/12
3/9/2012 Senate • Pending amendment(s), withdrawn (920062) -SJ 1236
• Substituted CS/CS/HB 937 -SJ 1236
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/CS/HB 937 (Ch. 2012-212) -SJ 1236