2020 Legislative Session Tracking

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Bill Number (Click for Bill Text) Bill Name Bill Link Bill Summary Status FLTA Position Notes
SB 886
Errors in Deeds PDF of SB 886 Providing that a deed containing a scrivener’s error conveys title as if there had been no such error if certain requirements are met; providing a form for a curative notice; authorizing the clerks of the circuit court to accept and record curative notices; providing for the operation of a curative notice, etc. Passed Committee's and awaits consideration on Senate floor.
HB 567  Errors in Deeds  PDF of HB 567 Provides deed containing single scrivener's error in description of real property may convey title despite such error if certain requirements are met, including filing of curative notice; specifies form of notice; provides for recording & operation of notice. Added to Special Order calendar and awaits consideration on House floor.     
             
SB 868  Construction Liens / Priority of Liens PDF of SB 868  Revising the manner by which certain claimants provide a notice of nonpayment to a surety; specifying the priority of certain liens in relation to subordinate conveyances, encumbrances, and demands; revising information required to be included in a notice of commencement; providing that certain provisions in a lien waiver or release are unenforceable, etc. Awaiting consideration by Judiciary Committee on 2/4/20    
HB 283  Construction Liens / Priority of Liens PDF of HB 283 (Amended from Original Version) Provides that certain waivers & releases are unenforceable; provides that certain liens have priority over certain subordinate conveyances, encumbrances, or demands; revises information to be included in notice of commencement; provides that service of instrument is effective on date of shipping; requires that copy of notice of nonpayment be served on surety. Awaiting to be added to agenda in Commerce Committee.    
             
SB 802  Marketable Record Title Act  PDF of SB 802 Revising rights that are not affected or extinguished by marketable record titles; revising what types of interests are extinguished by a marketable record title; providing that discriminatory restrictions are unlawful, unenforceable, and declared null and void; requiring persons with certain interests in land which may be extinguished by this act to file a specified notice to preserve such interests, etc. Awaiting to be calendared in Rules Committee before going to the floor. SUPPORT  
 HB 733 Marketable Record Title Act PDF of HB 733    Revises rights not affected or extinguished by marketable record titles; revises what types of interests are extinguished by marketable record title; provides that discriminatory restrictions are unlawful & unenforceable; provides certain discriminatory restrictions are extinguished & severed from recorded title transactions; provides requirements for parcel owner to remove discriminatory restriction from covenant or restriction; requires persons with certain interests in land which may be extinguished by this act to file notice to preserve such interests. Awaiting to be calendared in Judiciary Committee before going to the floor. SUPPORT  
             
 HB 469 Real Estate Conveyances   PDF of HB 469 Provides that subscribing witnesses are not required to validate certain instruments conveying leasehold interest in real property.  Passed committees, scheduled for Special Order Calendar on 2/5/20    
 SB 1224  Real Estate Conveyances  PDF of SB 1224

Real Estate Conveyances; Providing that subscribing witnesses are not required to validate certain instruments conveying a leasehold interest in real property, etc.

Awaiting consideration in Rules on 2/5/20 before going to Floor.    
  Redaction Legislation 
       
 SB 128 Redaction: Judicial Assistants  PDF of SB 128  Providing an exemption from public records requirements for certain identifying and location information of current and former judicial assistants and their spouses and children; providing for retroactive application of the exemption; providing a statement of public necessity, etc. Passed committees, added to calendar for 2nd reading on floor.    
HB 479  Redaction: Judicial Assistants  PDF of HB 479  Provides exemption from public records requirements for certain identifying & location information of current & former judicial assistants & their spouses & children; provides for retroactive application; provides statement of public necessity. Awaiting to be calendared in 2nd stop, Oversight, Transparency& Public Mgmt.    
             
SB 248   Redaction: County Attorneys and Assistant County Attorneys PDF of SB 248  Providing an exemption from public records requirements for the personal identifying and location information of current and former county attorneys and assistant county attorneys and the names and personal identifying and location information of the spouses and children of such attorneys; providing a statement of public necessity, etc. Passed committees, added to calendar for 2nd reading on floor.    
HB 63  Redaction: County Attorneys and Assistant County Attorneys PDF of HB 63  Provides exemption from public records requirements for personal identifying & location information of current & former county attorneys & assistant county attorneys & names & personal identifying & location information of spouses & children of such attorneys; provides statement of public necessity. Awaiting to be calendared in 1st stop, Oversight, Transparency & Public Mgmt.    
             
 SB 832 Redaction: Members of the Legislature and the Cabinet   PDF of SB 832 Providing an exemption from public records requirements for certain identifying and location information of current members of the Legislature and the Cabinet, and the children and spouses of such legislators and officers; providing for retroactive application; providing a statement of public necessity, etc. Passed Elections & Commissions, awaiting to be calendared in Govt. Oversight and Accountability    
HB 1191  Redaction: Members of the Legislature and the Cabinet  PDF of HB 1191  Provides exemption from public records requirements for certain identifying & location information of current members of Legislature & Cabinet, & children & spouses of such legislators & officers; provides for retroactive application; provides statement of public necessity. Awaiting to be calendared in 1st stop, Oversight, Transparency & Public Mgmt.    
             
 SB 872 Redaction: Commissioners and Specified Personnel/School Administrators   PDF of SB 872 Providing an exemption from public records requirements for the personal identifying and location information of current and former commissioners and specified commission personnel of the Florida Commission on Offender Review and the names and personal identifying and location information of the spouses and children of such personnel; providing an exemption from public records requirements for the personal identifying and location information of school administrators and the names and personal identifying and location information of the spouses and children of school administrators; providing for future review and repeal of the exemption; providing statements of public necessity, etc. Passed Criminal Justice, now awaits to be calendared in Government Oversight and Accountability.    
HB 893  Redaction: Florida Commission on Offender Review   PDF of HB 893 Provides exemption from public records requirements for personal identifying & location information of current & former commissioners of FCOR & certain current commission personnel; provides exemption for names & personal identifying & location information of spouses & children of such commissioners & personnel; provides statement of public necessity. Passed Criminal Justice, now awaits to be calendared in Oversight, Transparency & Public Mgmt.    
             
 SB 878 Redaction: Emergency Room Health Care Practitioners   PDF of SB 878 Providing an exemption from public records requirements for the personal identifying and location information of current or former emergency room health care practitioners and the spouses and children of such practitioners; providing for retroactive application; providing a statement of public necessity, etc. Passed Health Policy, now awaits scheduling in Government Oversight and Accountability.    
 HB 145 Redaction: Emergency Room Health Care Practicioners   PDF of HB 145 Provides exemption from public records requirements for personal identifying & location information of current or former emergency room health care practitioners & spouses & children of such practitioners; provides statement of public necessity. Awaiting first stop in Health Quality Subcommittee    






       

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