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Confidentiality of specified executive orders; criteria.
F.S. 27.151
27.151 Confidentiality of specified executive orders; criteria.
(1) If the Governor provides in an executive order issued pursuant to s. 27.14 or s. 27.15 that the order or a portion thereof is confidential, the order or portion so designated, the application of the Governor to the Supreme Court and all proceedings thereon, and the order of the Supreme Court shall be confidential and exempt from the provisions of s. 119.07(1).
(2) The Governor shall base his or her decision to make an executive order confidential on the criteria set forth in 1s. 119.14.
(3) To maintain the confidentiality of the executive order, the state attorney, upon entering the circuit of assignment, shall immediately have the executive order sealed by the court prior to filing it with the clerk of the circuit court. The Governor may make public any executive order issued pursuant to s. 27.14 or s. 27.15 by a subsequent executive order, and at the expiration of a confidential executive order or any extensions thereof, the executive order and all associated orders and reports shall be open to the public pursuant to chapter 119 unless the information contained in the executive order is confidential pursuant to the provisions of chapter 39, chapter 415, chapter 984, or chapter 985.
History.s. 2, ch. 75-193; s. 1, ch. 86-76; s. 7, ch. 90-360; s. 12, ch. 91-57; s. 125, ch. 95-147; s. 5, ch. 95-196; s. 10, ch. 96-406; s. 5, ch. 98-280.
1Note.Repealed by s. 1, ch. 95-217.