905.324 Confidentiality.

(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, the director of agriculture, an employee of the department of agriculture, the supervisors of a soil and water conservation district, an employee of a district, and a contractor of the department or a district shall not disclose information, including data from geographic information systems and global positioning systems, used in the development or approval of or contained in a voluntary nutrient management plan.

(B) The director or the supervisors of a district may release or disclose information specified in division (A) of this section to a person or a federal, state, or local agency working in cooperation with the director or the supervisors in the development or approval of a voluntary nutrient management plan if the director or supervisors determine that the person or federal, state, or local agency will not subsequently disclose the information to another person who is not authorized by the person who owns or operates agricultural land to receive the information. The director or the supervisors of a district may release or disclose information specified in division (A) of this section to the extent required by the "Federal Water Pollution Control Act" as defined in section 6111.01 of the Revised Code.

Cite as R.C. § 905.324

Added by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, SB 150, §1, eff. 8/21/2014.