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Title 33: Human Services


Sub-Chapter 2: General Administrative Provisions

33 V.S.A. § 111 Records,restrictions,penalties


§ 111. Records, restrictions, penalties

(a) The names of or information pertaining to applicants for or recipients of assistance or benefits, including information obtained under section 112 of this title, shall not be disclosed to anyone, except for the purposes directly connected with the administration of the Department or when required by law.

(b) A person shall not:

(1) publish, use, disclose, or divulge any of those records for purposes not directly connected with the administration of programs of the Department, or contrary to regulations issued by the Commissioner; or

(2) use any records of the Department of any kind or description for political or commercial purposes, or purposes not authorized by law. (Added 1967, No. 147, § 1; amended 1969, No. 99; 1973, No. 152 (Adj. Sess.), § 13, eff. April 14, 1974; 1975, No. 244 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2013, No. 131 (Adj. Sess.), § 7, eff. May 20, 2014.)