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Title 6: Agriculture

Chapter 84: PEST SURVEY, DETECTION AND MANAGEMENT

6 V.S.A. § 1039. Confidentiality of trade secrets



§ 1039. Confidentiality of trade secrets

The secretary may not make information public which contains or relates to trade secrets, commercial, or financial information obtained from a person which is privileged or confidential. However, when the information is necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter, or any of the rules adopted under this chapter, this information may be revealed, subject to a protective order, to any federal or state agency, or may be revealed, subject to a protective order, at a closed hearing or in findings of fact issued by the secretary. (Added 1995, No. 68 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; amended 2003, No. 42, § 2, eff. May 27, 2003.)