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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title VI
CIVIL PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE
Chapter 63
ADOPTION
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F.S. 63.0541
63.0541 Public records exemption for the Florida Putative Father Registry.
(1) All information contained in the Florida Putative Father Registry is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution.
(2) Information made confidential and exempt by this section shall be disclosed to:
(a) An adoption entity, upon the filing of a request for a diligent search of the Florida Putative Father Registry in connection with the planned adoption of a child.
(b) The registrant unmarried biological father, upon receipt of a notarized request for a copy of his registry entry only.
(c) The birth mother, upon receipt of a notarized request for a copy of any registry entry in which she is identified as the birth mother.
(d) The court, upon issuance of a court order concerning a petitioner acting pro se in an action under this chapter.
(3) The database comprising the Florida Putative Father Registry shall remain separate from all other databases.
History.ss. 1, 2, ch. 2003-56; ss. 1, 2, ch. 2008-168.