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CS/CS/HB 937: Legal Notices

GENERAL BILL by Economic Affairs Committee ; State Affairs Committee ; Workman ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Williams, T.

Legal Notices; Requires that, after specified date, if legal notice is published in newspaper, newspaper shall also place notice on website at no additional charge; requires free online access; requires that legal notices published in newspapers also be published on specified statewide website; requires that, after specified date, newspapers that publish legal notice must provide e-mail notification of new notices; authorizes electronic proof of publication affidavits; limits rate that may be charged for certain government notices required to be published more than once; requires that website publication of certain legal notices include maps that appear in newspaper advertisements; deletes requirements that certain notices be published in Leon County; requires that notice to certain professional licensees be posted on website & provided to certain news outlets; deletes requirements relating to newspaper publication of certain notices relating to marketing orders & provides for Internet publication & for information to certain news outlets.

Effective Date: July 1, 2012, and shall apply to legal notices that must be published on or after that date
Last Action: 5/6/2012 - Chapter No. 2012-212
Location: Became Law
Bill Text: PDF



Bill History

Date Chamber Action
12/7/2011 House • Filed
12/21/2011 House • Referred to State Affairs Committee; Economic Affairs Committee; Judiciary Committee -HJ 91
1/10/2012 House • Introduced -HJ 91
1/17/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- State Affairs Committee, 01/19/12, 8:30 am, Morris Hall
1/19/2012 House • CS by State Affairs Committee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -HJ 249
1/23/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS by State Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 245
1/24/2012 House • Now in Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 261
1/30/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/01/12, 8:00 am, Reed Hall --Not considered
2/6/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Economic Affairs Committee, 02/08/12, 8:00 am, Reed Hall
2/8/2012 House • CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee; YEAS 16 NAYS 0 -HJ 577
2/10/2012 House • Pending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
• CS/CS by Economic Affairs Committee read 1st time -HJ 576
2/14/2012 House • Original reference(s) removed: Judiciary Committee
• CS referred to Appropriations Committee -HJ 600
• Now in Appropriations Committee -HJ 600
2/17/2012 House • On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Committee, 02/21/12, 3:00 pm, Webster Hall
2/21/2012 House • Favorable by- Appropriations Committee; YEAS 21 NAYS 2 -HJ 738
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 738
2/24/2012 House • Placed on Special Order Calendar, 02/28/12
2/28/2012 House • Read 2nd time -HJ 860
• Placed on 3rd reading
2/29/2012 House • Read 3rd time -HJ 913
• CS passed; YEAS 113 NAYS 0 -HJ 914
2/29/2012 Senate • In Messages
3/5/2012 Senate • Received -SJ 822
• Referred to Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; Budget -SJ 822
3/9/2012 Senate • Withdrawn from Community Affairs; Judiciary; Budget Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Economic Development Appropriations; Budget -SJ 1236
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 1236
• Substituted for CS/CS/SB 292 -SJ 1236
• Read 2nd time -SJ 1236
• Read 3rd time -SJ 1236
• CS passed; YEAS 23 NAYS 13 -SJ 1236
3/9/2012 House • Ordered enrolled -HJ 1714
4/20/2012 • Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
5/4/2012 • Approved by Governor
5/6/2012 • Chapter No. 2012-212