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House File 644

HOUSE FILE BY WESSEL=KROESCHELL and HEDDENS Passed House, Date Passed Senate, Date Vote: Ayes Nays Vote: Ayes Nays Approved A BILL FOR 1 An Act relating to the confidentiality of records of a 2 governmental body relating to any form of housing assistance 3 and making a penalty applicable. 4 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 5 TLSB 1873HH 83 6 rh/sc/5 PAG LIN 1 1 Section 1. Section 22.7, subsection 57, Code 2009, is 1 2 amended to read as follows: 1 3 57. The following information Information contained in the 1 4 records of any governmental body relating to any form of 1 5 housing assistance: 1 6 a. An applicant's social security number. 1 7 b. An applicant's personal financial history. 1 8 c. An applicant's personal medical history or records. 1 9 d. An applicant's current residential address when the 1 10 applicant has been granted or has made application for a civil 1 11 or criminal restraining order for the personal protection of 1 12 the applicant or a member of the applicant's household shall 1 13 be disclosed in the same manner as information of individuals 1 14 receiving services or assistance from the department of human 1 15 services pursuant to section 217.30. 1 16 EXPLANATION 1 17 This bill provides that information contained in the 1 18 records of any governmental body relating to any form of 1 19 housing assistance shall be disclosed in the same manner as 1 20 information of individuals receiving services or assistance 1 21 from the department of human services (department) pursuant to 1 22 Code section 217.30. That Code section provides that names 1 23 and addresses of individuals receiving services or assistance 1 24 from the department, and the types of services or amounts of 1 25 assistance provided, information concerning the social or 1 26 economic conditions or circumstances of particular individuals 1 27 who are receiving or have received services or assistance from 1 28 the department, agency evaluations of information about a 1 29 particular individual, and medical or psychiatric data, 1 30 including diagnosis and past history of disease or disability, 1 31 concerning a particular individual shall be confidential and 1 32 shall not be disclosed except as specifically provided in that 1 33 Code section. 1 34 The bill subjects a person who violates the confidentiality 1 35 provisions to a serious misdemeanor, punishable by confinement 2 1 for no more than one year and a fine of at least $315 but not 2 2 more than $1,875. 2 3 LSB 1873HH 83 2 4 rh/sc/5
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