CHAPTER 5A. DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATION.

§5A-8-21. Limitation on release of certain personal information maintained by state agencies and entities regarding state employees.

(a) The following personal information maintained by executive, legislative, or judicial branch agencies of the State of West Virginia regarding persons in their capacity as state officers, employees, retirees, or the legal dependents thereof is hereby deemed to be confidential and exempt from disclosure, as an unreasonable invasion of privacy, to non-governmental entities in documents otherwise subject to disclosure under the provisions of §29B-1-1 et seq. of this code:

(1) An individual’s home address;

(2) An individual’s Social Security number;

(3) An individual’s credit or debit card numbers;

(4) An individual’s driver’s license identification number; and

(5) An individual’s marital status or former legal name.

(b) It is the policy of the State of West Virginia that the information enumerated in subsection (a) of this section is personal and confidential and should only be released to non-governmental entities for such purposes as are authorized by federal law or regulation, a provision of this code, or a legislative rule promulgated pursuant to the provisions of §29A-1-1 et seq. of this code.

§5A-8-21. Limitation on release of certain personal information maintained by state agencies and entities regarding state employees.

Bills Affecting §5A-8-21

2021 Regular Session: SB470
2009 Regular Session: HB2553
2008 Regular Session: HB4382
2007 Regular Session: HB2165
2006 Regular Session: HB4787
2004 Regular Session: SB138
2004 Regular Session: SB152
2004 Regular Session: HB4020
2004 Regular Session: HB4021