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CS/SB 402 -  Legal Notices

by Judiciary and Rodrigues
Revising requirements for newspapers that are qualified to publish legal notices; authorizing the Internet publication of legal notices on certain websites in lieu of print publication in a newspaper; requiring the Florida Press Association to consult with the Black Press Association of Florida for a specified purpose; authorizing a governmental agency to opt for Internet-only publication of legal notices with any newspaper of general circulation within the state if certain conditions are met; authorizing a newspaper to charge for Internet-only publication, subject to specified limitations, etc.
Effective Date: 07/01/2022
Last Event: 04/17/21 S Now in Appropriations on Saturday, April 17, 2021 4:44 PM

Referred Committees and Committee Actions

Senate Referrals

  • Judiciary
    • On agenda for: 03/22/21 3:30 PM
    • Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 8   Nays 3
  • Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice
    • On agenda for: 04/16/21 8:00 AM
    • Recommendation: Favorable With Committee Substitute (final action) Votes: Yeas 5   Nays 3
  • Appropriations
    • On agenda for: 04/19/21 10:00 AM

Related Bills

Bill Text

    • 933750 , Appropriations Date Filed: 04/16/21, Line#: 0
    • 304210 , Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, Rodrigues Date Filed: 04/07/21, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 04/17/2021 03:20 PM
    • 443070 , Appropriations, Rodrigues Date Filed: 04/18/21, Line#: 0
    • 608062 , Judiciary, Rodrigues Date Filed: 02/12/21, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Withdrawn 03/19/2021 04:36 PM
    • 553328 , Judiciary, Rodrigues Date Filed: 03/19/21, Line#: 0 Senate(c): Replaced by Committee Substitute 03/23/2021 09:19 AM

Staff Analysis

Vote History

(No Votes Recorded)

Bill History

Event Time Member Committee Ver.
Event: S Now in Appropriations Time: 04/17/2021 - 4:44 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S Subcommittee Recommendation: CS/CS by Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; YEAS 5 NAYS 3 Time: 04/16/2021 - 9:13 AM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations, 04/19/21, 10:00 am, 412 Knott Building Time: 04/14/2021 - 5:24 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/16/21, 8:00 am, 37 Senate Building Time: 04/12/2021 - 4:49 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/13/21, 2:00 pm, 37 Senate Building --Meeting cancelled Time: 04/08/2021 - 4:19 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: c1
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice, 04/08/21, 11:30 am, 37 Senate Building --Temporarily Postponed Time: 04/08/2021 - 1:37 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: c1
Event: S CS by Judiciary read 1st time -SJ 315 Time: 03/25/2021 - 7:10 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S Now in Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Time: 03/25/2021 - 1:45 PM Member: Committee: Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice Version: c1
Event: S Pending reference review under Rule 4.7(2) - (Committee Substitute) Time: 03/24/2021 - 4:54 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: c1
Event: S CS by Judiciary; YEAS 8 NAYS 3 -SJ 312 Time: 03/22/2021 - 6:36 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 03/22/21, 3:30 pm, 412 Knott Building Time: 03/17/2021 - 2:30 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Introduced -SJ 64 Time: 03/02/2021 - 11:09 AM Member: Committee: Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 02/15/21, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed Time: 02/08/2021 - 2:37 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S On Committee agenda-- Judiciary, 01/25/21, 2:30 pm, 412 Knott Building --Temporarily Postponed Time: 01/15/2021 - 3:17 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Referred to Judiciary; Appropriations Subcommittee on Criminal and Civil Justice; Appropriations -SJ 64 Time: 01/11/2021 - 5:22 PM Member: Committee: Judiciary Version: __
Event: S Filed Time: 12/29/2020 - 2:02 PM Member: Committee: Version: __