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.
   11  Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Florida:
   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 that
   26  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 Sunset
   36  Review Act in accordance with s. 119.15 and shall stand repealed
   37  on October 2, 2013, unless reviewed and saved from repeal
   38  through reenactment by the Legislature.
   39         Section 2. This act shall take effect October 1, 2013.