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Important Legislative Update for EMT & Paramedic Professionals

SB 592 became law March 31, 2016 and affects EMT and Paramedic professionals. Please read this information carefully as it may pertain to your profession. The new law amends s. 119.071, Florida Statutes, and expands the public records exemption for agency personnel information to include the home addresses, telephone numbers, social security numbers, dates of birth, and photographs of former and current nonsworn investigative personnel of the Department of Financial Services and former and current emergency medical technicians or paramedics. The bill also exempts the names, home addresses, telephone numbers, social security numbers, photographs, dates of birth, and places of employment, locations of schools and child care facilities of the spouses and children of such personnel.

Licensees are required to maintain a current mailing address and a practice location with the Department. Since there is no clear distinction whether or not the mailing address may also be a home address, licensees must overtly request that their home address be exempted from public display. The burden to request this exemption is therefore solely at the discretion of the licensee or applicant.

More information about the bill can be found by visiting the Florida Senate website.

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