Florida Senate - 2021 COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
Bill No. CS for SB 1868
Senate . House
The Committee on Judiciary (Bean) recommended the following:
1 Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
3 Delete lines 56 - 64
4 and insert:
(c) This subsection does not limit the right of any
6 criminal defendant to criminal discovery.
7 (3) A person in the course and scope of his or her duties
8 or functions who receives, forwards, or acts on a privileged
9 communication is immune from civil liability for damages
10 resulting from an act or omission in the performance of his or
11 her duties or functions unless the act or omission was
12 intentional or grossly negligent.
13 (4)(a) Evidence of a privileged communication, and
14 information contained within a privileged communication, from an
15 anonymous source to a crime stoppers organization may not be:
16 1. Relied upon, or considered in determining whether
17 probable cause exists to issue either an arrest or search
19 2. Admissible or subject to discovery in any court
21 (b) A privileged communication may only be used to assist a
22 law enforcement agency in directing an investigation of alleged
23 criminal activity.
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26 And the title is amended as follows:
27 Delete line 13
28 and insert:
29 communications; limiting the uses of privileged
30 communications or evidence of such communications;
31 providing an effective date.