(a) The state corporation commission shall not disclose to or allow inspection by
anyone, including, but not limited to, parties to a regulatory proceeding before the
commission, any information which is a trade secret under the uniform trade secrets
act (K.S.A. 60-3320 et seq., and amendments thereto) or any confidential commercial information of a corporation,
partnership or individual proprietorship regulated by the commission unless the commission
finds that disclosure is warranted after consideration of the following factors:
(1) Whether disclosure will significantly aid the commission in fulfilling its functions;
(2) the harm or benefit which disclosure will cause to the public interest;
(3) the harm which disclosure will cause to the corporation, partnership or sole proprietorship;
(4) alternatives to disclosure that will serve the public interest and protect the
corporation, partnership or sole proprietorship.
(b) If the state corporation commission finds that disclosure is warranted pursuant
to subsection (a), the commission shall give the corporation, partnership or individual
proprietorship notice before disclosing the trade secret or confidential commercial
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