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Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 381
PUBLIC HEALTH: GENERAL PROVISIONS
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F.S. 381.0059
381.0059 Background screening requirements for school health services personnel.
(1) Pursuant to the provisions of chapter 435, any person who provides services under a school health services plan pursuant to s. 381.0056 must meet level 2 screening requirements as described in s. 435.04. A person may satisfy the requirements of this subsection by submitting proof of compliance with the requirements of level 2 screening conducted within 12 months before the date that person initially provides services under a school health services plan.
(2) A person may provide services under a school health services plan pursuant to s. 381.0056 prior to the completion of level 2 screening. However, pending the results of the screening, such person may not be alone with a minor.
(3) As provided in s. 435.07, the Department of Health may grant an exemption from disqualification to provide services under a school health services plan pursuant to s. 381.0056.
(4) Under penalty of perjury, each person who provides services under a school health plan pursuant to s. 381.0056 must attest to meeting the level 2 screening requirements for participation under the plan and agree to inform his or her employer immediately if convicted of any disqualifying offense while providing services under a plan.
(5) As used in this section, the term “person who provides services under a school health services plan” includes unpaid volunteers, except for an unpaid volunteer who lectures students in group settings on health education topics.
History.s. 2, ch. 99-214; s. 58, ch. 2000-349; s. 10, ch. 2000-367; s. 6, ch. 2001-53; s. 38, ch. 2004-267.