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Florida State Statute:
opens new window Florida: FS 760.40
Privacy Informed consent is required to perform DNA analysis. The results of DNA analysis, whether held by a public or private entity, are the exclusive property of the person tested, are confidential, and may not be disclosed without the consent of the person tested with some exceptions such as criminal investigations. A person who performs DNA analysis or receives records, results, or findings of DNA analysis must provide the person tested with notice that the analysis was performed or that the information was received.

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