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
   17  department.—
   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
   22  information 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   39  Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed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.