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58 Pa. Code § 493a.10a. Motions to protect confidential information.

§ 493a.10a. Motions to protect confidential information.

 (a)  A party or individual may designate information as confidential under §  407a.3 (relating to confidential information) in any papers filed with the Clerk by filing a Motion to Protect Confidential Information.

 (b)  A Motion to Protect Confidential Information must:

   (1)  Set forth the specific legal grounds to justify why the information should be deemed confidential and therefore protected.

   (2)  Include a redacted version of the entire filing which will be available for immediate release to the public.

 (c)  Upon the filing of the Motion to Protect Confidential Information, the Director of Hearings and Appeals will review the motion and accompanying filings and, upon determining that a substantial basis exists, shall issue an interim order to protect the information, whether in the motion or the accompanying filings, from disclosure until the Board considers the matter in accordance with 65 Pa.C.S. § §  701—716 (relating to open meetings). At all times during the pendency of the motion, the information in the motion and the accompanying filings shall be treated as confidential except the redacted version filed in accordance with subsection (b)(2).


   The provisions of this §  493a.10a amended under 4 Pa.C.S. § §  1202(b)(30), 1205 and 1207(2) and (9).


   The provisions of this §  493a.10a adopted July 10, 2009, effective July 11, 2009, 39 Pa.B. 3446; amended February 1, 2013, effective February 2, 2013, 43 Pa.B. 660. Immediately preceding text appears at serial page (344555).

Cross References

   This section cited in 58 Pa. Code §  407a.1 (relating to case files).

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