(1) Except as otherwise provided by law, applications for registration or renewals,
all papers, documents, reports, and other written instruments filed with the commissioner
under this subtitle, or obtained pursuant to an examination by the Department of Financial
Institutions are open to public inspection, except that the commissioner pursuant
to the provisions of KRS Chapter 61 may classify as confidential or withhold from
public inspection for such time as he or she considers necessary any information which,
in his or her judgment, the public welfare or the welfare of any licensee or registrant
or its customers requires to be so withheld. All investigations and information contained therein shall not be public until such
time as the commissioner makes all or part of the investigation public or the investigation
(2) The commissioner may classify as confidential certain records and information
obtained by the Department of Financial Institutions when such matters are obtained
from the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry or from a governmental
(3) The commissioner may classify as confidential and prohibit the disclosure of
any request for documents or records submitted pursuant to KRS 286.8-180, for such time as deemed necessary if, in the commissioner's judgment, the disclosure
of said request for documents or records may impede or interfere with an ongoing investigation
conducted pursuant to KRS 286.8-140 or may cause the destruction or secretion of documents by the targeted party.
(4) Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in this subtitle or in KRS Chapter
61, any information, documents, or material provided to or obtained from the Nationwide
Mortgage Licensing System and Registry shall be subject to the confidentiality requirements
set forth in Section 1512 of the S.A.F.E. Mortgage Licensing Act, Pub. L. No. 110-289, and amendments thereto.
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