2010 Georgia Code
O.C.G.A. 48-15-10 (2010)
TITLE 48 - REVENUE AND TAXATION
CHAPTER 15 - EXCISE TAX ON MARIJUANA AND CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES
§ 48-15-10 - Confidentiality of information obtained under chapter; penalty for violation; publication of statistics authorized
48-15-10. Confidentiality of information obtained under chapter; penalty for violation; publication of statistics authorized
(a) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, neither the commissioner nor a public employee may reveal facts contained in a report or return required by this chapter or any information obtained from a person under this chapter; nor can any information contained in such a report or return or obtained from such person be used against the person in any criminal proceeding, unless independently obtained, except in connection with a proceeding involving taxes due under this chapter from the person making the return.
(b) Any person violating this Code section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor of a high and aggravated nature.
(c) This Code section shall not prohibit the commissioner from publishing statistics that do not disclose the identity of such persons or the contents of particular returns or reports.
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