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CS/CS/HB 781 (Robinson) and CS/CS/CS/SB 844 (Hooper) authorize the clerk of circuit court to give access to information recorded in the official records of a county that is otherwise exempt from public records requirements to specified parties such as attorneys who are admitted to the Florida Bar, members in good standing, authorized title insurers, their affiliates, title insurance agents or title insurance agencies, financial institutions and their affiliates and entities that provide access to title information, tax information and document images for insurance companies, real estate and mortgage investors, attorneys and governmental agencies through a limited access licensing agreement. CS/CS/CS/SB 844 was substituted to CS/CS/HB 781. CS/CS/HB 781 passed the House (118-0) and the Senate (40-0). (Taggart)