151043
 ((LATE FILED FOR: 4/29/2008 8:30:00 AM))Amendment
Bill No. CS/CS/SB 2860
Amendment No. 151043
CHAMBER ACTION
Senate House
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1Representative Ross offered the following:
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3     Amendment to Amendment (870297) (with title amendment)
4     Remove line(s) 2871-2887 and insert:
5     (3)  ATTORNEY-CLIENT PRIVILEGE; WORK PRODUCT.--It is the
6intent of the Legislature that the principles of the public
7records and open meetings laws apply to the assertion of
8attorney-client privilege and work product confidentiality by
9the office in connection with a challenge to its actions on a
10rate filing. Therefore, in any administrative or judicial
11proceeding relating to a rate filing, attorney-client privilege
12and work product exemptions from disclosure do not apply to
13communications with office attorneys or records prepared by or
14at the direction of an office attorney, except when the
15conditions of paragraphs (a) and (b) have been met:
16     (a)  The communication or record reflects a mental
17impression, conclusion, litigation strategy, or legal theory of
18the attorney or office that was prepared exclusively for civil
19or criminal litigation or adversarial administrative
20proceedings.
21     (b)  The communication occurred or the record was prepared
22after the initiation of an action in a court of competent
23jurisdiction, after the issuance of a notice of intent to deny a
24rate filing, or after the filing of a request for a proceeding
25under ss. 120.569 and 120.57.
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T I T L E  A M E N D M E N T
33     Remove line(s) 3198-3199 and insert:
34amending s. 215.555, F.S.; extending for an
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