2009 California Civil Code - Section 1798.60-1798.69 :: Article 11. Miscellaneous ProvisionsCIVIL CODE
1798.60. An individual's name and address may not be distributed for commercial purposes, sold, or rented by an agency unless such action is specifically authorized by law. 1798.61. (a) Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit the release of only names and addresses of persons possessing licenses to engage in professional occupations. (b) Nothing in this chapter shall prohibit the release of only names and addresses of persons applying for licenses to engage in professional occupations for the sole purpose of providing those persons with informational materials relating to available professional educational materials or courses. 1798.62. Upon written request of any individual, any agency which maintains a mailing list shall remove the individual's name and address from such list, except that such agency need not remove the individual's name if such name is exclusively used by the agency to directly contact the individual. 1798.63. The provisions of this chapter shall be liberally construed so as to protect the rights of privacy arising under this chapter or under the Federal or State Constitution. 1798.64. (a) Each agency record which is accepted by the Director of General Services for storage, processing, and servicing in accordance with provisions of the State Administrative Manual for the purposes of this chapter shall be considered to be maintained by the agency which deposited the record and shall continue to be subject to the provisions of this chapter. The Director of General Services shall not disclose the record except to the agency which maintains the record, or pursuant to rules established by such agency which are not inconsistent with the provisions of this chapter. (b) Each agency record pertaining to an identifiable individual which was or is transferred to the State Archives as a record which has sufficient historical or other value to warrant its continued preservation by the California state government, prior to or after July 1, 1978, shall, for the purposes of this chapter, be considered to be maintained by the archives. 1798.66. The time limits specified in Article 8 (commencing with Section 1798. 30) may be extended to 60 days by the Franchise Tax Board if the following conditions exist: (a) The request is made during the period January 1 through June 30; and (b) The records requested are stored on magnetic tape. 1798.67. Where an agency has recorded a document creating a lien or encumbrance on real property in favor of the state, nothing herein shall prohibit any such agency from disclosing information relating to the identity of the person against whom such lien or encumbrance has been recorded for the purpose of distinguishing such person from another person bearing the same or a similar name. 1798.68. (a) Information which is permitted to be disclosed under the provisions of subdivision (e), (f), or (o), of Section 1798.24 shall be provided when requested by a district attorney. A district attorney may petition a court of competent jurisdiction to require disclosure of information when an agency fails or refuses to provide the requested information within 10 working days of a request. The court may require the agency to permit inspection unless the public interest or good cause in withholding such records clearly outweighs the public interest in disclosure. (b) Disclosure of information to a district attorney under the provisions of this chapter shall effect no change in the status of the records under any other provision of law. 1798.69. (a) Except as provided in subdivision (b), the State Board of Equalization may not release the names and addresses of individuals who are registered with, or are holding licenses or permits issued by, the State Board of Equalization except to the extent necessary to verify resale certificates or to administer the tax and fee provisions of the Revenue and Taxation Code. (b) Nothing in this section shall prohibit the release by the State Board of Equalization to, or limit the use by, any federal or state agency, or local government, of any data collected by the board that is otherwise authorized by law.
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