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§ 11-203.2. Privilege and confidentiality

West's Annotated Code of MarylandFinancial InstitutionsEffective: July 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Financial Institutions
Title 11. Consumer Credit
Subtitle 2. Consumer Loans--Licensing Provisions (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2017
MD Code, Financial Institutions, § 11-203.2
§ 11-203.2. Privilege and confidentiality
Construction with other laws
(a)(1) The requirements under any federal law and Title 4, Subtitles 1 through 5 of the General Provisions Article regarding the privacy or confidentiality of information or material provided to NMLS, and any privilege arising under federal or state law, including the rules of any federal or state court with respect to that information or material, shall continue to apply to that information or material after the information or material has been disclosed to NMLS.
(2) The information and material may be shared with all state and federal regulatory officials having oversight authority over persons required to be licensed under this subtitle, including the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network and the Office of Foreign Assets Control, and any successor to these agencies, without the loss of privilege or the loss of confidentiality protections provided by federal law or Title 4, Subtitles 1 through 5 of the General Provisions Article.
Privileged or confidential information
(b) Information or material that is subject to a privilege or confidentiality under subsection (a) of this section may not be subject to:
(1) Disclosure under any federal or state law governing the disclosure to the public of information held by an officer or agency of the federal government or a state that has received the information or material; or
(2) Subpoena, discovery, or admission into evidence, in any private civil litigation or administrative process, unless, with respect to any privilege held by NMLS, the person to whom the information or material pertains waives, in whole or in part, that privilege.
Construction with General Provisions Article
(c) Any provisions of Title 4, Subtitles 1 through 5 of the General Provisions Article relating to the disclosure of any information or material described in subsection (a) of this section that are inconsistent with subsection (a) of this section shall be superseded by the requirements of this section.
Information relating to publicly adjudicated disciplinary and enforcement actions
(d) This section does not apply to information or material relating to publicly adjudicated disciplinary and enforcement actions against a person required to be licensed under this subtitle that is included in NMLS and designated for access by the public.


Added by Acts 2017, c. 253, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017.
MD Code, Financial Institutions, § 11-203.2, MD FIN INST § 11-203.2
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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