Florida Senate - 2012 SB 878 By Senator Benacquisto 27-00574-12 2012878__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to personnel records; amending s. 3 1012.81, F.S.; providing that records relating to a 4 performance evaluation of a president of a Florida 5 College System institution are not confidential and 6 exempt from disclosure under s. 119.07(1), F.S.; 7 providing an effective date. 8 9 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 10 11 Section 1. Section 1012.81, Florida Statutes, is amended to 12 read: 13 1012.81 Personnel records.—Rules of the State Board of 14 Education shall prescribe the content and custody of limited 15 access records that
whicha Florida College System institution 16 may maintain on its employees. The Suchrecords must shallbe 17 limited to information reflecting evaluations of employee 18 performance and may shallbe open to inspection only by the 19 employee and by officials of the college who are responsible for 20 supervision of the employee. SuchLimited-access employee 21 records are confidential and exempt from the provisions of s. 22 119.07(1); however, records relating to a performance evaluation 23 of a president of a Florida College System institution are not 24 confidential and exempt from the provisions of s. 119.07(1). 25 Except as required for use by the president in the discharge of 26 his or her official responsibilities, the custodian of limited 27 access employee records may release information from the such28 records only upon authorization in writing from the employee or 29 the president or upon order of a court of competent 30 jurisdiction. 31 Section 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2012.