Fla. Senate Passes Sweeping Ethics Reform Package

Law360, Miami (March 5, 2013, 6:08 PM EST) -- On the first day of the full legislative session, the Florida Senate got right down to business, unanimously passing the state's most comprehensive ethics reform package Tuesday since the public voted the Sunshine Amendment into the state constitution in 1976.

The Senate sent a strong message to the House as all 40 senators also signed on as co-sponsors of Senate Bill 2, brought by Sen. Jack Latvala, R-Clearwater. It revises a variety of rules regarding the filing and enforcement of public officials' required financial disclosure reports,...
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