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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 383
MATERNAL AND INFANT HEALTH CARE
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F.S. 383.51
383.51 Confidentiality; identification of parent leaving newborn infant at hospital, emergency medical services station, or fire station.The identity of a parent who leaves a newborn infant at a hospital, emergency medical services station, or fire station in accordance with s. 383.50 is confidential and exempt from s. 119.07(1) and s. 24(a), Art. I of the State Constitution. The identity of a parent leaving a child shall be disclosed to a person claiming to be a parent of the newborn infant.
History.s. 1, ch. 2000-213; s. 1, ch. 2002-30; s. 1, ch. 2007-104.