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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 13. Housing
Agency 5. Department of Housing And Community Development
Chapter 112. Enterprise Zone Grant Program Regulation

13VAC5-112-560. Confidentiality of information.

Pursuant to § 58.1-3 of the Code of Virginia, except in accordance with proper judicial order or as otherwise provided by law, any employee or former employee of the department shall not divulge any information acquired by him in the performance of his duties with respect to employment, property, or income of any business firm submitted to the department. Any person violating this section shall be guilty of a Class 2 misdemeanor. The provisions of this section shall not be applicable, however, to:

1. Acts performed or words spoken or published in the line of duty under law;

2. Inquiries and investigations to obtain information as to the implementation of this chapter by a duly constituted committee of the General Assembly, or when such inquiry or investigation is relevant to its study, provided that any such information shall be privileged;

3. Disclosures of information to the Department of Taxation or the State Corporation Commission as may be required to implement the provisions of this chapter; or

4. The publication of statistics so classified as to prevent the identification of particular business firms.

Statutory Authority

§ 59.1-541 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 23, Issue 12, eff. March 21, 2007.

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