Public Records Power Point Presentation
Virtually, any document, created, received or maintained by UNF, it employees or by its representatives acting in their official capacities is considered a public record and is subject to inspection by the public.
Again, it is the content, not the big red stamp, that controls whether it is a public document.
The most common confidential records that are exempt from public disclosure include:
Most of it! The limited exemptions for "personal" work include:
No. While portions of your "personal" work may be exempt, please understand the following:
Yes. Transitory messages are also exempt.
Transitory messages are:
Sure. Examples include: e-mail messages with short-lived, or no administrative value; voice mail, self-sticking notes, and telephone messages.
By a "public records request".
Any person, even a non-resident of Florida.
They can be verbal, written or e-mailed.
The requestor can inspect and copy any public record which is not exempt from disclosure.
No. The requestor has a right to conduct a "fishing expedition" and look at any public record. A requestor's motive is irrelevant and the requestor does not have to tell you why he or she wants the records.
Redact means to "mark through" or "white out" confidential information.
The records custodian has a "reasonable" time to respond so make sure you know what to send.
Yes. The records custodian can charge the requestor for:
Yes, the penalties for intentionally failing to comply with the public records law are:
For the University:
For the employee:
Office of the General Counsel
1 UNF Drive
J.J. Danile Hall
Building 1, Room 2100
Jacksonville, Florida, 32224
You can also try the following website
Florida Government-in-the-Sunshine Law
Chapter 119, Florida Statutes