Amendment adding language to protect the information provided to the department claimed to be trade secret by the reporting processors.  

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    DEPARTMENT OF CITRUS

    RULE NO.:RULE TITLE:

    20-3.005General Provisions

    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: Amendment adding language to protect the information provided to the department claimed to be trade secret by the reporting processors.

    SUMMARY: Statement of trade secret of the information provided to the department

    SUMMARY OF STATEMENT OF ESTIMATED REGULATORY COSTS AND LEGISLATIVE RATIFICATION:

    The Agency has determined that this will not have an adverse impact on small business or likely increase directly or indirectly regulatory costs in excess of $200,000 in the aggregate within one year after the implementation of the rule. A SERC has not been prepared by the Agency.

    The Agency has determined that the proposed rule is not expected to require legislative ratification based on the statement of estimated regulatory costs or if no SERC is required, the information expressly relied upon and described herein: The Department used a checklist to conduct an economic analysis and determine if there is an adverse impact or regulatory costs associated with this rule that exceeds the economic criteria in section 120.541(2)(a), F.S. Based upon this analysis, the Department has determined that the proposed rule is not expected to require legislative ratification.

    Any person who wishes to provide information regarding a statement of estimated regulatory costs, or provide a proposal for a lower cost regulatory alternative must do so in writing within 21 days of this notice.

    RULEMAKING AUTHORITY: 601.10(1), 601.15(10)(a) FS.

    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 601.10(8), 601.15(4), 601.69 FS.

    A HEARING WILL BE HELD AT THE DATE, TIME AND PLACE SHOWN BELOW:

    DATE AND TIME: December 18, 2019, 9:00 a.m.

    PLACE: Florida Department of Citrus, 605 East Main Street, Bartow, Florida 33830

    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE IS: Alice Wiggins, Legal Assistant, P O Box 9010, Bartow, FL 33831 or AWiggins@citrus.myflorida.com

     

    THE FULL TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE IS:

     

    20-3.005 General Provisions.

    (1) through (2) No change.

    (3) Any data that a facility deems to be a trade secret shall be labeled as trade secrets at the time it is submitted to the Department of Citrus and at that time the reporting facility shall submit, in writing, the nature of such data and specific designations as to what portion of the data is to be treated by the Department of Citrus as a trade secret. Individual facility plant information reported in writing pursuant to this rule shall be held confidential as a designated trade secret as defined in Section 812.081, F.S., and will be treated as if it is exempt from the provisions of Section 119.07(1), F.S.

    (4) No change.

    Rulemaking Authority 601.10(1), 601.15(10)(a) FS. Law Implemented 601.10(8), 601.15(4), 601.69 FS. History–New 8-31-15, Amended                        .

     

    NAME OF PERSON ORIGINATING PROPOSED RULE: Elliott Mitchell, General Counsel

    NAME OF AGENCY HEAD WHO APPROVED THE PROPOSED RULE: Florida Citrus Commission

    DATE PROPOSED RULE APPROVED BY AGENCY HEAD: October 23, 2019

    DATE NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT PUBLISHED IN FAR: November 1, 2019

Document Information

Comments Open:
11/15/2019
Summary:
Statement of trade secret of the information provided to the department
Purpose:
Amendment adding language to protect the information provided to the department claimed to be trade secret by the reporting processors.
Rulemaking Authority:
601.10(1), 601.15(10)(a) FS
Law:
601.10(8), 601.15(4), 601.69 FS
Contact:
Alice Wiggins, Legal Assistant, P O Box 9010, Bartow, FL 33831 or AWiggins@citrus.myflorida.com
Related Rules: (1)
20-3.005.