Open Government Bills Passed in 2011 Session

1.         CS/SB 170 Electronic Filing & Receipt of Court Records:  In pertinent part, requires each state attorney and public defender to implement a system that allows for the electronic filing and receipt of court records.  Similar to HB 443.  Sen. Mike Bennett (R-Bradenton)  DOES NOT CREATE AN EXEMPTION
            ●          Passed the Senate unanimously; substituted for CS/HB . . . → Read More: Open Government Bills Passed in 2011 Session

First Amendment Foundation: 2011 Legislative Pre-Session Report

From the First Amendment Foundation:

The following is a list of the bills we will be tracking throughout the 2011 Legislative Session. As usual, we have selected those bills with open government and first amendment implications we think will be of interest to our members. After the summary of each open government bill, you will find an . . . → Read More: First Amendment Foundation: 2011 Legislative Pre-Session Report