SB 7024 — OGSR/Alleged Victim or Victim of Sexual Harassment
by Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee
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Prepared by: Governmental Oversight and Accountability Committee (GO)
The bill amends s. 119.071, F.S., to make confidential and exempt from public inspection and copying personal identifying information of a victim of sexual harassment in addition to the alleged victim in an allegation of sexual harassment. The bill clarifies that such information is only confidential and exempt if it identifies that person as an alleged victim or victim of sexual harassment. The bill permits the alleged victim or victim to waive confidentiality in writing. This public records exemption expires October 2, 2027, unless reviewed and saved from repeal by the Legislature.
If approved by the Governor, these provisions take effect October 1, 2022.
Vote: Senate 37-0; House 112-0