21 NCAC 68 .0608             CONFIDENTIALITY

(a)  Except to pursue notification of respondent of a complaint as set out in Rule .0602 of this Section and to share necessary information with the complainant and others involved in the investigation, at no time prior to the release of the final decision by the Board shall any portion of the action or the whole thereof, be made public or be distributed to any persons other than the members and chairperson of the involved committees, the Committee on Ethics, and its staff.

(b)  Notwithstanding Paragraph (a) of this Rule, all materials shall be released as required by the Administrative Procedure Act.

 

History Note:        Filed as a Temporary Adoption Eff. October 23, 1995 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Authority G.S. 90-113.30; 90-113.33; 90-113.34;

Eff. February 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1998.