Maine Revised Statutes

§2226. Records not public

1. Records.  Notwithstanding Title 1, chapter 13, ginseng license applications, the names and addresses of licensees and records required of licensees by the department pertaining to the location of ginseng plantings are confidential and may not be made available for public inspection.
[ 1995, c. 556, §1 (NEW) .]
2. Termination of confidentiality.  Notwithstanding subsection 1, the confidential status of records designated confidential under subsection 1 terminates when the records are used by the department as evidence for an enforcement action pursuant to this chapter or are subpoenaed in any proceeding to enforce a provision of this chapter, or are used in any prosecution for a criminal violation.
[ 1995, c. 556, §1 (NEW) .]
3. Records disclosed by licensee.  Notwithstanding subsection 1, a licensee may authorize in writing the disclosure of records designated confidential under subsection 1.
[ 1995, c. 556, §1 (NEW) .]
1995, c. 556, §1 (NEW).