Florida Senate - 2010 (PROPOSED COMMITTEE BILL) SPB 7070
FOR CONSIDERATION By the Committee on Ethics and Elections
1 A bill to be entitled
2 An act relating to a review under the Open Government
3 Sunset Review Act; amending s. 97.0585, F.S., relating
4 to an exemption from public-records requirements for
5 certain information regarding voters and voter
6 registration and for signatures of voters and voter
7 registration applicants; saving the exemption from
8 repeal under the Open Government Sunset Review Act;
9 repealing s. 3, ch. 2005-279, Laws of Florida, which
10 provides for repeal of the exemption; providing an
11 effective date.
13 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
15 Section 1. Section 97.0585, Florida Statutes, is amended to
17 97.0585 Public records exemption; information regarding
18 voters and voter registration; confidentiality.—
19 (1) The following information
concerning voters and voter
20 registration held by an agency as defined in s. 119.011 is
21 confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I
22 of the State Constitution and may be used only for purposes of
23 voter registration:
24 (a) All declinations to register to vote made pursuant to
25 ss. 97.057 and 97.058.
26 (b) Information relating to the place where a person
27 registered to vote or where a person updated a voter
29 (c) The social security number, driver’s license number,
30 and Florida identification number of a voter registration
31 applicant or voter.
32 (2) The signature of a voter registration applicant or a
33 voter is exempt from the copying requirements may not be copied
34 and is exempt for that purpose from the provisions of s.
35 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
36 (3) This section applies to information held by an agency
37 before, on, or after the effective date of this exemption.
38 Section 2. Section 3 of chapter 2005-279, Laws of Florida,
39 is repealed.
40 Section 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2010.