2020 Idaho Code
Title 72 - WORKER'S COMPENSATION AND RELATED LAWS -- INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
Chapter 10 - CRIME VICTIMS COMPENSATION
Section 72-1007 - PUBLIC INSPECTION AND DISCLOSURE OF COMMISSION’S RECORDS.
72-1007. PUBLIC INSPECTION AND DISCLOSURE OF COMMISSION’S RECORDS. The information and records the commission maintains in its possession in the administration of this chapter shall be kept confidential and are exempt from public disclosure under chapter 1, title 74, Idaho Code, provided however:
(1) During the commission’s regular office hours any claimant, or his attorney or authorized representative, may examine all files maintained by the commission in connection with his application for compensation;
(2) Upon an adequate showing to the court in a separate civil or criminal action that the specific information or records are not obtainable through diligent effort from any independent source, the court may inspect such records in camera to determine whether the public interest in disclosing the records outweighs the public or private interest in maintaining the confidentiality of such records;
(3) Information and records maintained by the commission may be disclosed to public employees and officials in the performance of their official duties; and
(4) Information and records maintained by the commission may be disclosed to health care providers who are:
(a) Treating or examining victims claiming benefits under this chapter; or
(b) Giving medical advice to the commission regarding any claim.
[72-1007, added 1986, ch. 337, sec. 1, p. 828; am. 1987, ch. 226, sec. 2, p. 481; am. 1990, ch. 213, sec. 108, p. 562; am. 2002, ch. 136, sec. 4, p. 376; am. 2015, ch. 141, sec. 194, p. 529.]