4517.43 Confidentiality of applications.

(A) The applications for licenses and the copies of contracts required by sections 4517.04 , 4517.05 , 4517.051 , 4517.06, 4517.07, 4517.08, and 4517.09 of the Revised Code are not part of the public records but are confidential information for the use of the registrar of motor vehicles and the motor vehicle dealers board. No person shall divulge any information contained in such applications and acquired by the person in the person's capacity as an official or employee of the bureau of motor vehicles or of the board, except in a report to the registrar, to the board, or when called upon to testify in any court or proceeding.

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

Cite as R.C. § 4517.43

History. Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 7/1/2010.

Effective Date: 01-01-2004