2022 Legislature SB 7002, 1st Engrossed
2 An act relating to a review under the Open Government
3 Sunset Review Act; amending s. 381.987, F.S., which
4 provides an exemption from public records requirements
5 for certain information of patients, caregivers, and
6 qualified physicians held by the Department of Health
7 relating to the medical use of marijuana; removing the
8 scheduled repeal of the exemption; making technical
9 changes; providing an effective date.
11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
13 Section 1. Subsections (1) and (6) of section 381.987,
14 Florida Statutes, are amended to read:
15 381.987 Public records exemption for personal identifying
16 information relating to medical marijuana held by the
18 (1) The following information held by the department is
19 confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I
20 of the State Constitution:
21 (a) A patient’s or caregiver’s personal identifying
held by the department in the medical marijuana use
23 registry established under s. 381.986 , including, but not
24 limited to, the patient’s or caregiver’s name, address, date of
25 birth, photograph, and telephone number.
26 (b) All personal identifying information collected for the
27 purpose of issuing a patient’s or caregiver’s medical marijuana
28 use registry identification card described in s. 381.986.
29 (c) All personal identifying information pertaining to the
30 physician certification for marijuana and the dispensing thereof
31 held by the department, including, but not limited to,
32 information related to the patient’s diagnosis, exception
33 requests to the daily dose amount limit, and the qualified
34 patient’s experience related to the medical use of marijuana.
35 (d) A qualified physician’s Drug Enforcement Administration
36 number, residential address, and government-issued
37 identification card.
38 (6) This section is subject to the Open Government Sunset
39 Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed
40 on October 2, 2022, unless reviewed and saved from repeal
41 through reenactment by the Legislature.
42 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2022.