Section 230.335, Florida Statutes 2001
230.335 Notification of superintendent of certain charges against or convictions of students or employees.--
(1)(a) Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 985.04(4) or any other provision of law to the contrary, a law enforcement agency shall, within 48 hours, notify the appropriate superintendent of schools of the name and address of any employee of the school district who is charged with a felony or with a misdemeanor involving the abuse of a minor child or the sale or possession of a controlled substance. The notification shall include the specific charge for which the employee of the school district was arrested. Such notification shall include other education providers such as the Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, university developmental research schools, and private elementary and secondary schools.
(b) Notwithstanding the provisions of s. 985.04(4) or any other provision of law to the contrary, the court shall, within 48 hours of the finding, notify the appropriate superintendent of schools of the name and address of any student found to have committed a delinquent act, or who has had adjudication of a delinquent act withheld which, if committed by an adult, would be a felony, or the name and address of any student found guilty of a felony. Notification shall include the specific delinquent act found to have been committed or for which adjudication was withheld, or the specific felony for which the student was found guilty.
(2) Except to the extent necessary to protect the health, safety, and welfare of other students, the information obtained by the superintendent of schools pursuant to this section may be released only to appropriate school personnel or as otherwise provided by law.
History.--s. 1, ch. 87-408; s. 7, ch. 90-208; s. 138, ch. 94-209; s. 22, ch. 95-267; s. 19, ch. 98-280.