CSHB 136(STA): "An Act limiting the release of certain information concerning certain public employees or officials."
00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 136(STA) 01 "An Act limiting the release of certain information concerning certain public employees 02 or officials." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 40.25 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 40.25.160. Limitation on disclosure of information in certain public 06 records. (a) A public agency may not release the portions of a public record that 07 include the home address or telephone number of a person who is eligible for 08 confidentiality under (b) of this section and has applied for confidentiality as provided 09 in (c) of this section. If a public record, such as an assessor's database, is compiled or 10 annotated by physical address or other identifying characteristic, then the name of a 11 person who is eligible for confidentiality under (b) of this section and has applied for 12 confidentiality as provided in (c) of this section, may not be disclosed. 13 (b) The following persons may request that personal information contained in 14 the records of a public agency be kept confidential:
01 (1) a police officer; 02 (2) a correctional officer or a municipal correctional officer; 03 (3) a parole officer. 04 (c) The Department of Administration, in consultation with other departments 05 and after notice to municipalities, shall develop a form that a person may use to apply 06 for confidentiality under this section. 07 (d) In this section, 08 (1) "correctional officer" has the meaning given in AS 18.65.290; 09 (2) "municipal correctional officer" has the meaning given in 10 AS 18.65.290; 11 (3) "parole officer" has the meaning given in AS 18.65.290; 12 (4) "police officer" has the meaning given in AS 18.65.290; 13 (5) "public agency" does not include the state recorder's office in the 14 Department of Natural Resources; 15 (6) "public record" does not include records maintained by the state 16 recorder's office in the Department of Natural Resources.