FL H1523 | 2021 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)
Status: Passed on June 9 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-06-09 - Chapter No. 2021-75
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]


Prohibits theft of trade secret; prohibits trafficking in trade secrets; reclassifies penalty & increases offense severity ranking for an offense committed with specified intent; requires court to order specified restitution for violation; provides for civil actions for violations; provides exception to criminal & civil liability for certain disclosures.

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Corporate Espionage


Roll Calls

2021-04-26 - Senate - Senate: Third Reading RCS#53 (Y: 40 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-04-14 - House - House: Third Reading RCS#100 (Y: 115 N: 0 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-17 - House - House Judiciary Committee (Y: 16 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 5) [PASS]
2021-03-09 - House - House Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee (Y: 18 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-06-09 Chapter No. 2021-75
2021-06-07 Approved by Governor
2021-06-04 Signed by Officers and presented to Governor
2021-04-26HouseOrdered enrolled
2021-04-26HouseIn Messages
2021-04-26SenatePassed; YEAS 40 NAYS 0 708
2021-04-26SenateRead 3rd time
2021-04-26SenateRead 2nd time
2021-04-26SenateSubstituted for CS/SB 1378
2021-04-26SenatePlaced on Calendar, on 2nd reading
2021-04-26SenateWithdrawn from Rules
2021-04-19SenateReferred to Rules
2021-04-15SenateIn Messages
2021-04-15HouseMessage sent to senate
2021-04-14HousePassed; YEAS 115, NAYS 0
2021-04-14HouseRead 3rd time
2021-04-13HouseAdded to Third Reading Calendar
2021-04-13HousePlaced on 3rd reading
2021-04-13HouseRead 2nd time
2021-04-08HouseBill added to Special Order Calendar (4/13/2021)
2021-03-17HouseAdded to Second Reading Calendar
2021-03-17HouseBill released to House Calendar
2021-03-17HouseReported out of Judiciary Committee
2021-03-17HouseFavorable by Judiciary Committee
2021-03-15HouseAdded to Judiciary Committee agenda
2021-03-09HouseNow in Judiciary Committee
2021-03-09HouseReported out of Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
2021-03-09HouseFavorable by Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
2021-03-05HouseAdded to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee agenda
2021-03-05HouseNow in Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
2021-03-05HouseReferred to Judiciary Committee
2021-03-05HouseReferred to Criminal Justice & Public Safety Subcommittee
2021-03-02House1st Reading (Original Filed Version)

Same As/Similar To

S1378 (Similar To) 2021-04-26 - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see HB 1523 (Ch. 2021-75)

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
812081Amended CodeSee Bill Text
9210022Amended CodeSee Bill Text

Florida State Sources

Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/1523/Vote/HouseVote_h01523__100.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bill/2021/1523/Vote/SenateVote_h01523__053.PDF
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=57792&IsPCB=0&BillId=72780
Roll Callhttps://www.myfloridahouse.gov/Sections/Committees/billvote.aspx?VoteId=58718&IsPCB=0&BillId=72780

Bill Comments