2007 Florida Statutes
Florida Kidcare program public records exemption.
1409.821 Florida Kidcare program public records exemption.--Notwithstanding any other law to the contrary, any information identifying a Florida Kidcare program applicant or enrollee, as defined in s. 409.811, held by the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of Health, or the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. Such information may be disclosed to another governmental entity only if disclosure is necessary for the entity to perform its duties and responsibilities under the Florida Kidcare program and shall be disclosed to the Department of Revenue for purposes of administering the state Title IV-D program. The receiving governmental entity must maintain the confidential and exempt status of such information. Furthermore, such information may not be released to any person without the written consent of the program applicant. This exemption applies to any information identifying a Florida Kidcare program applicant or enrollee held by the Agency for Health Care Administration, the Department of Children and Family Services, the Department of Health, or the Florida Healthy Kids Corporation before, on, or after the effective date of this exemption. A violation of this section is a misdemeanor of the second degree, punishable as provided in s. 775.082 or s. 775.083
History.--s. 1, ch. 98-119; s. 56, ch. 2000-153; ss. 1, 2, ch. 2003-104; s. 35, ch. 2005-39; s. 11, ch. 2005-82.
1Note.--Section 2, ch. 2003-104, provides that "[s]ection 409.821, Florida Statutes, is subject to the Open Government Sunset Review Act of 1995 in accordance with s. 119.15, Florida Statutes, and shall stand repealed on October 2, 2008, unless reviewed and saved from repeal through reenactment by the Legislature."