Florida Senate - 2013 SB 452 By the Committee on Health Policy 588-01017-13 2013452__ 1 A bill to be entitled 2 An act relating to a review under the Open Government 3 Sunset Review Act; amending s. 765.51551, F.S., which 4 provides an exemption from public records requirements 5 for personal identifying information of a donor held 6 in the Joshua Abbott Organ and Tissue Registry; saving 7 the exemption from repeal under the Open Government 8 Sunset Review Act; removing the scheduled repeal of 9 the exemption; providing an effective date. 10 11 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida: 12 13 Section 1. Section 765.51551, Florida Statutes, is amended 14 to read: 15 765.51551 Donor registry; public records exemption.— 16 (1) Information held in the donor registry which identifies 17 a donor is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 18 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. 19 (2) Such information may be disclosed to the following: 20 (a) Procurement organizations that have been certified by 21 the agency for the purpose of ascertaining or effectuating the 22 existence of a gift under s. 765.522. 23 (b) Persons engaged in bona fide research if the person 24 agrees to: 25 1. Submit a research plan to the agency which
that26 specifies the exact nature of the information requested and the 27 intended use of the information; 28 2. Maintain the confidentiality of the records or 29 information if personal identifying information is made 30 available to the researcher; 31 3. Destroy any confidential records or information obtained 32 after the research is concluded; and 33 4. Not directly or indirectly contact, for any purpose, any 34 donor or donee. 35 (3) This section is subject to the Open Government Sunset36 Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed37 on October 2, 2013, unless reviewed and saved from repeal38 through reenactment by the Legislature.39 Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2013.