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5501-4-04 Confidentiality statutes.

The following federal statutes or regulations or state statutes and administrative rules make personal information maintained by the department confidential and identify the confidential personal information within the scope of rules promulgated by the department in accordance with section 1347.15 of the Revised Code.

(A) Social security numbers: 5 U.S.C. 552a, unless the individual was told that the number would be disclosed.

(B) Certification information: 49 C.F.R. 26.109, personal information submitted in relation to qualification as a possible disadvantaged business enterprise.

(C) Medical records: division (A)(1)(a) of section 149.43 of the Revised Code, any documents and/or information relating to hospitalization, treatment or diagnosis generated from medical treatment.

(D) Investigation reports: section 5501.55 of the Revised Code, personal information related to the investigations of accidents involving rail fixed guideway systems.

(E) Bidding information: section 5525.04 of the Revised Code, information related to bidder qualification.

(F) Trial preparation records: division (A)(1)(g) of section 149.43 of the Revised Code, any record that contains information that is specifically compiled in reasonable anticipation of, or in defense of, a civil or criminal action or proceeding, including the independent thought processes and personal trial preparation of an attorney.

(G) Confidential law enforcement investigatory records: division (A)(1)(h) of section 149.43 of the Revised Code, any record pertaining to a law enforcement matter of a criminal, quasi-criminal, civil, or administrative nature, but only to the extent that the release of the record would create a high probability of disclosure of personal identifying information.

Effective: 12/7/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 9/8/2017 and 12/07/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1347.15
Rule Amplifies: 1347.15
Prior Effective Dates: 07/31/2011