3107.43 [Repealed Effective 3/20/2015] Disclosure of information without authority.

(A) No employee or officer of the department of health shall knowingly reveal whether any release or withdrawal of release is included in the file of releases, knowingly provide a copy of any release or withdrawal of release in the files of releases, or knowingly reveal any information contained in any release or withdrawal of release in the file of releases, to any person unless authorized to do so by sections 3107.39 to 3107.44 of the Revised Code.

(B)

(1) No agency, officer of an agency, or employee of an agency shall knowingly reveal any information regarding the name by birth of an adopted person or the identity of an adopted person's biological parents or biological siblings to a person who filed a petition for the release of such information unless a probate judge has entered an order under division (C)(3) or (4) of section 3107.41 of the Revised Code requiring the agency, officer, or employee to release such information to the petitioner.

(2) No agency required to release information regarding the name by birth of an adopted person or the identity of an adopted person's biological parents or biological siblings to a petitioner by an order entered by a probate judge under division (C)(3) or (4) of section 3107.41 of the Revised Code, officer of such an agency, or employee of such an agency shall knowingly reveal any information in violation of division (D)(2) of section 3107.41 of the Revised Code.

(C) Whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.

Cite as R.C. § 3107.43

History. Repealed by 130th General Assembly File No. 56, SB 23, §2, eff. 3/20/2015.

Effective Date: 03-19-1985