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Agency Clerk Information

All notices, petitions, and other documents required to be filed with the Agency Clerk may be submitted by hand delivery, regular mail, or by facsimile transmission.  Filings should be sent to the Agency Clerk at the following address:

Agency Clerk
Francis Carbone
Office of the General Counsel
Florida Department of Elder Affairs
4040 Esplanade Way, Ste. 315
Tallahassee, FL 32399-7000

Telephone:  850-414-2000
Facsimile:  850-414-2006

Any document received after 5:00 p.m. EST will be deemed filed as of 8:00 a.m. on the next regular business day.

Please note the following:

A party who files a document by facsimile transmission represents that the original physically signed document will be retained by that party for the duration of the proceeding and for any subsequent appeal or subsequent proceeding in that cause, and that the party will produce the original upon the request of other parties.

A party who elects to file a document by facsimile transmission shall be responsible for any delay, disruption or interruption of the electronic signals and accepts the full risk that the document may not be properly filed with the agency as a result.

The filing date for a document transmitted by facsimile shall be the date the agency receives the complete document, or if received after 5:00 p.m. EST, the document will be deemed filed as of 8:00 a.m. on the next regular business day.

Requests for Variances and Waivers

Requests for variances and/or waivers should be submitted for filing to the Agency Clerk. Requests must be submitted according to the guidelines outlined in Section 120.542, F.S. and Chapter 28-104, F.A.C.

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