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The 2017 Florida Statutes

Title XXIX
PUBLIC HEALTH
Chapter 381
PUBLIC HEALTH: GENERAL PROVISIONS
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F.S. 381.0043
381.0043 Blood Donor Protection Act; blood and blood component donors; confidentiality.
(1) This section may be cited as the “Blood Donor Protection Act.”
(2) A blood bank, a subsidiary or affiliate of a blood bank, an employee or agent of a blood bank, or a subsidiary or affiliate of an agent or employee of a blood bank, may not be compelled to disclose the identity or any identifying characteristics of a person who donates blood or a blood component. This subsection does not apply if written consent to disclose the donor’s identity or any identifying characteristics is obtained from the person who donates the blood or blood component and does not preclude disclosure to a local, state, or federal governmental public health authority as required by law.
History.s. 1, ch. 2005-176.