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Confidentiality of Complaints and Investigations

 

  • Members and staff of the Government Accountability Board are subject to strict confidentiality provisions related to investigations or prosecution of violations under the Board’s jurisdiction.  See Section 12.13(5).
  • Except as permitted by law and as necessary to communicate with law enforcement, no Board member, employee, or investigator may disclose information related to a Board investigation or prosecution. 
  • Violations of this confidentiality requirement are subject to a fine of not more than $10,000, imprisonment for not more than 9 months, or both.   See Section 12.60(1)(bm).