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Rick Scott, Governor
Florida Department of Corrections, Secretary Michael D. Crews

Florida Department of Corrections
Michael D. Crews, Secretary

Department of Corrections
Open Government Bill of Rights

  1. Members of the public are entitled to be treated with respect, courtesy, and professionalism when interacting with the Department of Corrections

  2. Public record requests do not have to be made in writing, unless a specific statute requires otherwise.  In that case, the statute imposing such a requirement shall be cited.

  3. All public record requests shall be acknowledged promptly and in good faith as required by Section 119.07(1), Florida Statutes.

  4. Fees for the production of public records shall not exceed the amounts statutorily authorized and the statutory authority for all fees shall be cited.

  5. The public has the right to receive an itemized invoice of proposed fees or fees charged.

  6. Access to public records and meetings are rights secured under sections 119.07(1) and 286.011, Florida Statutes and Article I, Section 24, Florida Constitution.

  7. Where records are confidential or exempt by statute, the statutory authority shall be cited.