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Subchapter 004 : Access to Criminal Records(Cite as: 16 V.S.A. § 259)
§ 259. Penalties; remedy
(a) A person who, without authorization, discloses criminal record check information received under this subchapter shall be fined not more than $2,000.00. Each unauthorized disclosure shall constitute a separate violation.
(b) A person who suffers damages as a result of willful unauthorized disclosure of criminal record check information received under this subchapter may recover those damages together with reasonable attorney’s fees in a civil action.
(c) In addition to any other penalties described in this section, the Secretary may initiate a review of the professional licensure of any person who willfully discloses criminal record check information received under this subchapter. (Added 1997, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 2013, No. 92 (Adj. Sess.), § 37, eff. Feb. 14, 2014.)