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DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Release of vehicle accident reports. Provides that certain reports concerning motor vehicle accidents are confidential for the first 60 days after filing with a public agency and may be released only to certain persons during that period. Provides that a person who discloses this confidential information commits a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that a person who obtains or attempts to obtain this confidential information when the person knows that the person is not entitled to receive the information commits a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that a person who unintentionally and unknowingly discloses confidential or erroneous information in response to a request or who discloses confidential information in reliance on an advisory opinion by the public access counselor is immune from liability for the disclosure.