News & Updates

Administrative Law

DeSantis Signs HB 1055, Creating a Public Record Exemption for Trade Secrets Held by State Agencies

DeSantis Signs HB 1055, Creating a Public Record Exemption  for Trade Secrets Held by State Agencies

On June 29, 2021, Governor DeSantis signed HB 1055 into law, creating a public record exemption for trade secrets held by all state agencies.  Prior to the passage of HB 1055, Florida law contained a variety of provisions which discussed how to handle trade secret information held by state agencies, yet the provisions were agency […]

Continue Reading →

Solutions for Overcoming the Difficulties of Complying with Rule 65D-30, Florida Administrative Code

Solutions for Overcoming the Difficulties of Complying with Rule 65D-30, Florida Administrative Code

In 2019, the Florida Department of Children and Families (“DCF”) significantly rewrote Rule 65D-30, Florida Administrative Code, related to substance abuse providers’ licensure and regulation (“Rule 65D-30”).  Since that time, many providers have found full compliance with the revised rule difficult, if not impossible.  Fortunately, if you find yourself unable to comply with the requirements […]

Continue Reading →