WORKER’S COMPENSATION AND RELATED LAWS — INDUSTRIAL COMMISSION
STATE DIRECTORY OF NEW HIRES
72-1605. Use of new hire information. (1) The information collected pursuant to this chapter shall be used only for the following purposes:
(a) The department of health and welfare shall use the information to assist in its administration of any public assistance program and for child support enforcement purposes.
(b) The department of labor shall transmit the information to the national directory of new hires and may use the information to administer programs under the employment security law and may provide the information to the state tax commission for the proper administration of income tax withholding under the Idaho income tax act.
(c) The state insurance fund and the industrial commission may use the information to administer the worker’s compensation program.
(2) Agencies that obtain information collected pursuant to this chapter shall maintain the confidentiality of the information received, except as provided in this chapter. If any employee or agent of the state, in violation of the provisions of this chapter, discloses information collected pursuant to this chapter, he or she shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
[72-1605, added 1997, ch. 340, sec. 1, p. 1018; am. 1998, ch. 230, sec. 6, p. 788.]