FL H0961 | 2015 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Passed on June 17 2015 - 100% progression
Action: 2015-06-17 - Chapter No. 2015-176
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Authorizes sender to post certain documents to secure electronic site with recipient approval; provides instructions for effectuating such approval; specifies when documents & messages sent electronically are deemed received; specifies how authorization of electronic receipt of documents are made; requires sender to provide notice of beginning of limitations period; establishes burdens of proof for determining whether proper notifications were provided; specifies that electronic messages are deemed received when sent; specifies that service of certain documents are governed by Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.

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Electronic Noticing of Trust Accounts


Roll Calls

2015-04-23 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#50 (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2015-04-16 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#153 (Y: 112 N: 0 NV: 7 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2015-06-17 Chapter No. 2015-176
2015-06-16 Approved by Governor
2015-06-01 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2015-04-23HouseOrdered enrolled
2015-04-23SenateCS passed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0
2015-04-23SenateRead 3rd time
2015-04-22SenatePlaced on 3rd reading
2015-04-22SenateRead 2nd time
2015-04-22SenateSubstituted for CS/SB 1314
2015-04-22SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2015-04-22SenateWithdrawn from Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules
2015-04-21SenateReferred to Banking and Insurance; Judiciary; Rules
2015-04-21SenateIn Messages
2015-04-16HouseCS passed; YEAS 112 NAYS 0
2015-04-16HouseRead 3rd time
2015-04-15HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2015-04-15HouseRead 2nd time
2015-04-13HousePlaced on Special Order Calendar, 04/15/15
2015-03-26HousePlaced on Calendar
2015-03-26HouseFavorable by- Judiciary Committee; YEAS 17 NAYS 0
2015-03-24HouseOn Committee agenda-- Judiciary Committee, 03/26/15, 1:00 pm, Sumner Hall
2015-03-13HouseNow in Judiciary Committee
2015-03-12HouseCS by Civil Justice Subcommittee read 1st time
2015-03-12HousePending review of CS under Rule 7.19(c)
2015-03-11HouseCS by Civil Justice Subcommittee; YEAS 13 NAYS 0
2015-03-09HouseOn Committee agenda-- Civil Justice Subcommittee, 03/11/15, 9:00 am, Sumner Hall
2015-03-03HouseReferred to Civil Justice Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee

Same As/Similar To

S1314 (Similar To) 2015-04-22 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see CS/HB 961 (Ch. 2015-176)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
7360109Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Bill Comments