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CS/SB 7024 — OGSR/Information Held by the Florida Center for Brain Tumor Research

by Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee and Health Policy Committee

This summary is provided for information only and does not represent the opinion of any Senator, Senate Officer, or Senate Office.

Prepared by: Health Policy Committee (HP)

The bill (Chapter 2016-48, L.O.F.) eliminates the scheduled repeal of the current public records exemption for personal identifying information held by the Florida Center for Brain Tumor Research. The following information continues to be confidential and exempt from public disclosure:

  • Personal identifying information of donors to the central repository for brain tumor biopsies;
  • Personal identifying information of registrants on the brain tumor registry; or
  • Any information that is received by the Center from an individual from another state or nation, or from the Federal Government, if that information is confidential or exempt pursuant to the laws of the state or nation from which the information is transmitted.

These provisions were approved by the Governor and take effect on July 1, 2016.

Vote: Senate 36-0; House 114-0