The Senate has convened, unilaterally, in Special Session for the sole purpose of consideration of Executive Order 19-14.
SB 1940: Public Records and Public Meetings/School Safety
PUBLIC RECORDS/GENERAL BILL by Galvano ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Benacquisto
Public Records and Public Meetings/School Safety; Providing exemptions from public records requirements for the identity of a reporting party and any information received through the mobile suspicious activity reporting tool which is held by the Department of Law Enforcement, law enforcement agencies, or school officials; providing an exemption from public meetings requirements for portions of meetings of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Commission at which exempt or confidential and exempt information is discussed; providing an exemption from public records requirements for information that would identify whether a particular individual has been appointed as a safe-school officer; providing for future legislative review and repeal of the exemptions; providing statements of public necessity, etc.
Last Action: 3/9/2018 - Chapter No. 2018-1, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7026 (Ch. 2018-3)
Bill Text: Web Page | PDF
- Rules (RC)
• Referred to Rules -SJ 410
• On Committee agenda-- Rules, 03/01/18, 9:00 am, 412 Knott Building
• Introduced -SJ 409
• Favorable by- Rules; YEAS 13 NAYS 0 -SJ 435
• Placed on Calendar, on 2nd reading -SJ 435
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/02/18 -SJ 564
• Retained on Special Order Calendar for 03/03/2018 -SJ 564
• Read 2nd time -SJ 682
• Amendment(s) adopted (172090) -SJ 682
• Ordered engrossed -SJ 683
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -SJ 705
• Passed as amended; YEAS 36 NAYS 0 -SJ 705
• In Messages
• Referred to Calendar -HJ 946
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/06/18
• Received -HJ 946
• Read 2nd time -HJ 1002
• Placed on 3rd reading
• Read 3rd time -HJ 1037, 1038
• Passed; YEAS 114 NAYS 2 -HJ 1038
• Ordered enrolled -SJ 882
• Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
• Approved by Governor
• Chapter No. 2018-1, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/SB 7026 (Ch. 2018-3)
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