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2009 Florida Statutes

Employee assistance programs; public records exemption.
Section 166.0444, Florida Statutes 2009

166.0444  Employee assistance programs; public records exemption.--

(1)  As used in this section, "employee assistance program" means a counseling, therapeutic, or other professional treatment program provided by a municipality to assist any municipal employee who has a behavioral disorder, medical disorder, or substance abuse problem or who has an emotional difficulty which affects the employee's job performance.

(2)  A municipal employee's personal identifying information contained in records held by the employing municipality relating to that employee's participation in an employee assistance program is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.

History.--s. 3, ch. 98-8; s. 1, ch. 2003-102.