Title 9: Commerce and Trade
Chapter 110: PETROLEUM INVENTORIES; REPORTING REQUIREMENTS
9 V.S.A. § 4113. Inventory reporting; confidentiality
§ 4113. Inventory reporting; confidentiality
(a) The commissioner may promulgate regulations which require any person owning or leasing primary storage facilities within the state to report to the commissioner data concerning storage, inventory, and product receipts.
(b) Reports filed pursuant to this section shall be an exempt record and confidential pursuant to 1 V.S.A. § 317(c)(1) and shall be maintained for the sole and confidential use of the commissioner, except that the reports may be disclosed to the federal government or to the appropriate energy agency or department of another state with substantially similar confidentiality statutes for regulations with respect to the reports. However, the commissioner shall make available to appropriate committees of the general assembly statistical information derived from the reports required by this section, provided that this may be done in a manner which preserves the confidentiality of the reports submitted by particular persons. (Added 1979, No. 178 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. June 4, 1980; amended 1983, No. 170 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. April 19, 1984; 2011, No. 59, § 9.)