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HB 122 - Restricting Access to Government Litigation Records - Key Vote

Utah Key Votes

Jennifer Seelig voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Concurrence Vote Failed (House) -
Legislation - Passage With Amendment (Senate) (24-2) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (43-27) - (Key vote)

Title: Restricting Access to Government Litigation Records

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that allows government records related to "anticipated" litigation to be classified unless a court determines by clear and convincing evidence that the public interest favoring disclosure outweighs the state interest favoring confidentiality, whereas existing law stipulates that such records may be classified only if it relates to ongoing or pending litigation.

Highlights:
- Specifies that the following records are permitted to be classified if it concerns anticipated litigation (Sec. 1):
    - Attorney work product, including the mental impressions or legal theories of an attorney or other representative of a government entity; and - Records concerning a governmental entity's strategy in the case.
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Restricting Access to Government Litigation Records

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