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     1-36A-27.   Records required--Improper use of names or information concerning persons applying for assistance. The adult services and aging programs shall keep such records as may be required by law or federal regulations. All applications and records concerning any applicant or recipient are confidential. Except for purposes directly connected with the administration of the adult services and aging program and in accordance with the rules of the department, no person may solicit, disclose, or make use of, or authorize, knowingly permit, participate in, or acquiesce in the use of any lists or names of, or any information concerning, persons applying for or receiving public assistance, derived from the records, papers, files, or communications of the department acquired in the course of the performance of official duties.

Source: SL 1987, ch 200, § 3; SL 1988, ch 219; SL 2004, ch 167, § 31; SDCL § 28-1-45.1; SL 2017, ch 230 (Ex. Ord. 17-1), § 27, eff. Apr. 13, 2017.

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