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Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 916
MENTALLY ILL AND INTELLECTUALLY DISABLED DEFENDANTS
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F.S. 916.1065
916.1065 Confidentiality of forensic behavioral health evaluations.
(1) A forensic behavioral health evaluation filed with the court under this chapter is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
(2) As used in this section, the term “forensic behavioral health evaluation” means any record, including supporting documentation, derived from a competency, substance abuse, psychosexual, psychological, psychiatric, psychosocial, cognitive impairment, sanity, or other mental health evaluation of an individual.
(3) The exemption under subsection (1) applies to forensic behavioral health evaluations filed with a court before, on, or after July 1, 2014.
History.s. 1, ch. 2014-67.