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The Vermont Statutes Online


Title 8 : Banking and Insurance


(Cite as: 8 V.S.A. § 2126)
  • § 2126. Confidentiality

    In order to promote more effective regulation and reduce regulatory burden through supervisory information sharing:

    (1)(A) The privacy or confidentiality of any information or material provided to the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry, and any privilege arising under federal or state law with respect to such information or material, including the rules of any federal or state court, shall continue to apply to the information or material after the information or material is disclosed to the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry.

    (B) The Commissioner may share the information and material with state and federal regulatory officials who have oversight authority without affecting the privilege or confidentiality protections provided by federal law or state law.

    (2) The Commissioner may enter agreements or sharing arrangements with other governmental agencies, the Conference of State Bank Supervisors, the American Association of Residential Mortgage Regulators, State Regulatory Registry LLC, or other associations representing governmental agencies.

    (3) Information or material that is subject to privilege or confidentiality under subdivision (1) of this section is not subject to:

    (A) disclosure under any federal or state law governing the disclosure to the public of information held by an officer or an agency of the federal government or the respective state; or

    (B) subpoena or discovery, or admission into evidence, in any private civil action or administrative process, unless with respect to a privilege held by the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry, the person to whom such information or material pertains waives the privilege.

    (4) This section does not apply to information or material relating to the employment history of, and publicly adjudicated disciplinary and enforcement actions against, mortgage loan originators that are included in the Nationwide Multistate Licensing System and Registry for access by the public. (Added 2019, No. 20, § 2.)