ENROLLED 2021 Legislature SB 7028, 1st Engrossed 20217028er 1 2 An act relating to a review under the Open Government 3 Sunset Review Act; amending s. 119.071, F.S., relating 4 to an exemption from public records requirements for 5 certain data processing software obtained by an agency 6 under a licensing agreement that prohibits its 7 disclosure and which software is a trade secret and 8 agency-produced data processing software that is 9 sensitive; removing the public record exemption for 10 certain trade secret information; removing the 11 scheduled repeal of the exemption; providing an 12 effective date. 13 14 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 15 16 Section 1. Paragraph (f) of subsection (1) of section 17 119.071, Florida Statutes, is amended to read: 18 119.071 General exemptions from inspection or copying of 19 public records.— 20 (1) AGENCY ADMINISTRATION.— 21 (f)
Data processing software obtained by an agency under a22 licensing agreement that prohibits its disclosure and which23 software is a trade secret, as defined in s. 812.081, and24 Agency-produced data processing software that is sensitive is 25 areexempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State 26 Constitution. The designation of agency-produced software as 27 sensitive does not prohibit an agency head from sharing or 28 exchanging such software with another public agency. This29 paragraph is subject to the Open Government Sunset Review Act in30 accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed on October 2,31 2021, unless reviewed and saved from repeal through reenactment32 by the Legislature.33 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2021.