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6-837 - Duty of escrow agent to produce escrow records for inspection; violation; classification
6-837. Duty of escrow agent to produce escrow records for inspection; violation; classification
A. Any escrow agent shall produce for inspection any escrow records concerning the assets, existence, condition, management and administration and the names of the parties, including any or all beneficiaries, of any escrow of which the person is the escrow agent to any peace officer or local, state or federal law enforcement agency, provided such person requesting information signs and submits a sworn statement to the escrow agent that the request is made in the lawful performance of such person's duties. The peace officer or local, state or federal law enforcement agency shall be prohibited from using or releasing said information except in the proper performance of the person's duties.
B. Any escrow agent shall produce for inspection required by law any escrow records of any escrow of which he or she is the escrow agent to the deputy director or to any state or federal administrative agency lawfully requiring such disclosure. The deputy director or any state or federal administrative agency shall be prohibited from using or releasing said information except in the proper performance of the deputy director's or agency's duties.
C. Any person who knowingly fails to produce records pursuant to this section or who obtains information under subsection A or B of this section and is prohibited from releasing such information but does release such information is guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor.