Code of the District of Columbia

§ 24–481.07. Confidentiality of information.

(a) Except as provided by this section, information and records of the Board shall not be disclosed voluntarily, pursuant to a subpoena, in response to a request for discovery in any adjudicative proceeding, or in response to a request made under subchapter II of Chapter 5 of Title 2, nor shall they be introduced into evidence in any administrative, civil, or criminal proceeding.

(b)(1) Information and records of the Board may be disclosed by members of the Board only as necessary to carry out the Board's duties and purposes.

(2) A member of the Board who discloses information pursuant to this chapter shall take all reasonable steps to ensure that the information disclosed, and the persons to whom the information is disclosed, are as limited as possible.

(c) Information and records presented to the Board shall not be immune from subpoena or request for discovery in an adjudicative proceeding or prohibited from being introduced into evidence solely because the information and records were presented to the Board, if the information and records have been obtained through sources other than the Board or its members.


(Dec. 13, 2018, D.C. Law 22-197, § 207, 65 DCR 9554.)

Emergency Legislation

For temporary (90-day) creation of this chapter, see §§ 3111 through 3118 of the Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2018, effective July 30, 2018 (D.C. Act 22-434; 65 DCR 8200).