3723.12 Releasing or retaining information on specific property.

(A) The director of health, any employee of the department of health, or any individual, business entity, or government entity with which the director enters into an agreement under division (B)(4) of section 3723.08 of the Revised Code, shall not release information collected pursuant to this chapter concerning a specific building used as a private residence or the real property upon which it is located to anyone other than the owner or occupant of the building or real property without their consent, unless the director determines that the release is necessary for use in conducting legitimate scientific studies, or the information is released in summary statistical or other form that does not reasonably tend to disclose the address of the building or real property or the identity of the owner or occupant.

(B) The department of health shall maintain information collected pursuant to this chapter and the rules adopted under it for at least five years. The department may destroy any such information that it has maintained for five years.

Cite as R.C. § 3723.12

History. Effective Date: 07-24-1990