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2012 Florida Statutes

Donor registry; public records exemption.
F.S. 765.51551
765.51551 Donor registry; public records exemption.
(1) Information held in the donor registry which identifies a donor is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
(2) Such information may be disclosed to the following:
(a) Procurement organizations that have been certified by the agency for the purpose of ascertaining or effectuating the existence of a gift under s. 765.522.
(b) Persons engaged in bona fide research if the person agrees to:
1. Submit a research plan to the agency that specifies the exact nature of the information requested and the intended use of the information;
2. Maintain the confidentiality of the records or information if personal identifying information is made available to the researcher;
3. Destroy any confidential records or information obtained after the research is concluded; and
4. Not directly or indirectly contact, for any purpose, any donor or donee.
(3) This section is subject to the Open Government Sunset Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed on October 2, 2013, unless reviewed and saved from repeal through reenactment by the Legislature.
History.s. 1, ch. 2008-222; s. 7, ch. 2009-218.