UNIFORM SECURITIES ACT (2004)
ADMINISTRATION AND JUDICIAL REVIEW
30-14-601. Administration. (a) Administration. The administration of the provisions of this chapter shall be under the general supervision and control of the administrator.
(b) Unlawful use of records or information. It is unlawful for the administrator or an officer, employee, or designee of the administrator to use for personal benefit or the benefit of others records or other information obtained by or filed with the administrator that are not public under section 30-14-607(b), Idaho Code. This chapter does not authorize the administrator or an officer, employee, or designee of the administrator to disclose the record or information, except in accordance with section 30-14-602, 30-14-607(c) or 30-14-608, Idaho Code.
(c) No privilege or exemption created or diminished. This chapter does not create or diminish a privilege or exemption that exists at common law, by statute or rule, or otherwise.
(d) Investor education. The administrator may develop and implement investor education initiatives to inform the public about investing in securities, with particular emphasis on the prevention and detection of securities fraud. In developing and implementing these initiatives, the administrator may collaborate with public and nonprofit organizations with an interest in investor education. The administrator may accept a grant or donation from a person that is not affiliated with the securities industry or from a nonprofit organization, regardless of whether the organization is affiliated with the securities industry, to develop and implement investor education initiatives. This subsection does not authorize the administrator to require participation or monetary contributions of a registrant in an investor education program.
(e) The securities investor education and training fund. The securities investor education and training fund is hereby created to provide funds for the purposes specified in subsection (d) of this section. All moneys received by the state by reason of civil penalties and administrative fines collected pursuant to this chapter shall be deposited in the securities investor education and training fund up to but not exceeding fifty thousand dollars ($50,000) per year. The administrator may use funds in this account in a manner consistent with the duties of the department of finance under this chapter.
[30-14-601, added 2004, ch. 45, sec. 2, p. 216.]