Florida Senate - 2012                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. CS for SB 1206
                                Barcode 702146                          
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                  Comm: RCS            .                                
                  02/16/2012           .                                

       The Committee on Governmental Oversight and Accountability
       (Montford) recommended the following:
    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Delete lines 72 - 97
    4  and insert:
    5         (a)1.If Upon written request from a private corporation,
    6  partnership, or person requests in writing before an economic
    7  incentive agreement is signed that, information held by an
    8  economic development agency maintain the confidentiality of
    9  information concerning plans, intentions, or interests of a such
   10  private corporation, partnership, or person to locate, relocate,
   11  or expand any of its business activities in this state, the
   12  information is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s.
   13  24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. The information will
   14  remain confidential and exempt for 12 months after the date an
   15  economic development agency receives a request for
   16  confidentiality or until the information is otherwise disclosed,
   17  whichever occurs first.
   18         2.(b) An economic development agency may extend the period
   19  of confidentiality specified in subparagraph 1. paragraph (a)
   20  for up to an additional 12 months upon written request from the
   21  private corporation, partnership, or person who originally
   22  requested confidentiality under this section and upon a finding
   23  by the economic development agency that such private
   24  corporation, partnership, or person is still actively
   25  considering locating, relocating, or expanding its business
   26  activities in this state. Such a request for an extension in the
   27  period of confidentiality must be received prior to the
   28  expiration of any confidentiality originally provided under
   29  subparagraph 1. this section.
   31  If a final project order for a signed economic development
   32  agreement is issued, then the information will remain
   33  confidential and exempt for 180 days after the final project
   34  order is issued, until a date specified in the final project
   35  order, or until the information is otherwise disclosed,
   36  whichever occurs first. However, such period of confidentiality
   37  may not extend beyond the period of confidentiality established
   38  in subparagraph 1. or subparagraph 2.
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   41         And the title is amended as follows:
   42         Delete lines 12 - 14
   43  and insert:
   44         specifying the time period during which information
   45         remains confidential and exempt when a final project
   46         order for a signed economic development agreement is
   47         issued; saving from repealing the exemption for trade