Florida Privacy

The State of Florida has enacted many laws to protect the private information of its citizens. Many of these laws are similar to federal laws, but provide for further protections or rights that the federal laws cannot provide.

Florida Statutes can be accessed on-line at: http://www.leg.state.fl.us

  • Chapter 90: Evidence
  • Chapter 119: Public Records
  • Chapter 381.004: HIV Testing
  • Chapter 384: Sexually Transmissible Diseases
  • Chapter 385: Chronic Diseases (Cancer Registry)
  • Chapter 392: TB Control
  • Chapter 393: Developmental Disabilities
  • Chapter 394: Mental Health
  • Chapter 395: Hospitals
  • Chapter 397: Substance Abuse
  • Chapter 400: Nursing Homes, Hospices
  • Chapter 405: Medical Research
  • Chapter 440: Workers Compensation
  • Chapter 456-468: Health Professions
  • Chapter 501: Consumer Protection
  • Chapter 817: Privacy Breach Notification
  • Chapter 1002-1006: Education Records