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Confidential Records in Arizona

In Arizona, many public records are confidential.  Here is a list of various Arizona statutes making records confidential:

Abandoned property records, documents, information (Dept. Of Revenue)
A.R.S. § 44-323

Access to and examination of books, accounts, reports, or other records; confidential records exempt from examination
A.R.S. § 41-735

Accountancy Board records
A.R.S. § 32-749

Adoption records
A.R.S. §§ 8-120, -121

Adult protective services actions
A.R.S. §§ 41-1959,46-454

Adult care homes, investigative records
A.R.S. § 36-446.10

Agricultural laboratories test results
A.R.S. § 3-145

Agricultural trade secrets information
A.R.S. § 3-3121

AHCCCS review committee information
A.R.S. § 36-2917

AHCCCS records
A.R.S. § 36-2903

Air pollution control records
A.R.S. § 49-432

Architecture, assaying, engineering, geology, landscape architecture or land surveying applications
A.R.S. § 32-129

Arizona Corporation Commission – Information released by interrogatories
A.R.S. §§ 10-1634, 10- 2542

Attorney-client privilege
A.R.S. § 12-2234

Audit files maintained by Auditor General
A.R.S. § 41-1279.05

Automobile accident reports
A.R.S. § 28-675

Banking Department’s financial institution records
A.R.S. § 6-129

Banks and banking, trust and escrow records
A.R.S. § 6-860

Behavioral health professionals, client communications
A.R.S. § 32-3283

Behavioral health professionals, credentialing committee
A.R.S. § 32-3282

Board of Medical Examiners records
A.R.S. § 32-1451.01

Board of Funeral Directors exam materials
A.R.S. § 32-1309

Child care group homes, personnel registration information
A.R.S. § 36-897.03

Child abuse/neglect investigation reports, records
A.R.S. § 8-546.11

Child fatalities review team records
A.R.S. § 36-3503

Child Protective Services investigations
A.R.S. § 41-1959

Child abuse reports/medical records
A.R.S. §§ 13-3620

Child immunizations (identifying information)
A.R.S. § 36-135

Child abuse/neglect records
A.R.S. §§ 8-546.07

Chronic disease surveillance system information
A.R.S. § 36-133

Clearance of records (wrongful arrests, indictment, charges)
A.R.S. § 13-4051

Clergy privilege
A.R.S. § 12-2233

Commerce and Economic Development Commission records
A.R.S. § 41-1505.06

Communicable disease information
A.R.S. § 36-661 through § 36-664

Consumer fraud info provided to Atty. General
A.R.S. § 44-1525

Controlled substances records of registered manufacturers/distributors
A.R.S. § 36-2523

Corrections Department records
A.R.S. § 31-221

Crime victim advocate records, juvenile offenses
A.R.S. § 8-290.19

Criminal history record information
A.R.S. § 41-1750

Dentists and dentistry complaint investigation
A.R.S. § 32-1263.02

Dentists and dentistry records
A.R.S. § 32-1209

Department of Health Service records
A.R.S. §§ 36-107, -340, -509, -714 (B)(1)

Department of Environmental Quality pollution prevention records
A.R.S. § 49-967

DHS death records used to correct voter registration rolls
A.R.S. § 16-165

Doctor-patient privilege
A.R.S. § 12-2235

Doctor-patient privilege waived – unlawful procurement of prescription drugs
A.R.S. § 13-3412

Domestic relations, conciliation court records
A.R.S. § 25-381.16

DPS death investigation information
A.R.S. § 11-593

Drivers license voter registration
A.R.S. § 16-112

Drug and gang enforcement task force
A.R.S. § 41-2406

Economic development assistance, application information
A.R.S. § 41-1505.07

Economic Security Department records
A.R.S. § 41-1959

Educational records – release governed by federal rules
A.R.S. § 15-141

Emergency medical services system records
A.R.S. § 36-2220

Employee access to confidential drug testing records
A.R.S. § 23-493.09

Employment discrimination charges, informal conciliations
A.R.S. § 41-1481

Engineer, architect, geologist, or landscape architect registration applications
A.R.S. § 32-129

Executive session minutes
A.R.S. § 38-431.03

Fiduciaries – communications about their misconduct
A.R.S. § 14-5651

Fingerprint records and other information of deceased persons
A.R.S. § 11-593 (F)

Geothermal wells data
A.R.S. § 27-653

Grand jury information disclosure
A.R.S. § 13-2812

Hazardous waste management records disclosure
A.R.S. § 49-928

Health care utilization committee proceedings, records, and materials
A.R.S. § 36-441

Health care institutions records
A.R.S. § 36-404

Health screening services, records
A.R.S. § 36-405.01

Health care quality assurance process records
A.R.S. § 36-2403

Hospital committee review, records of professional practices
A.R.S. § 36-445.01

Housing discrimination – conciliation agreements to resolve complaints
A.R.S. § 41-1491.26

Husband-wife privilege
A.R.S. § 12-2232

Income tax information provided to preparer of return
A.R.S. § 43-381

Indictment, complaint, and information disclosure
A.R.S. § 13-2813

Inmate records disclosure
A.R.S. § 31-221

Insanity defense waiver of physician-patient privilege
A.R.S. § 13-3993

Insurance administrators, books-records
A.R.S. § 20-485.03

Insurance administrator records, trade secrets information
A.R.S. § 20-485.03

Labor and employment information and records of unlawful practices
A.R.S. §§ 41-1481, -1482

Library users – records of requests for specific materials or services
A.R.S. § 41-1354

License plates for law enforcement use, records of issuance
A.R.S. § 28-317

Life insurance administrators, examination of records
A.R.S. § 20-485.03

Marketing orders and agreements, fruits and vegetables
A.R.S. § 3-422

Media witnesses subpoena, protection by lawful privilege
A.R.S. § 12-2214

Mediation proceedings, exceptions to privilege communication
A.R.S. § 12-2238

Medical malpractice insurance, reports, claims, and actions
A.R.S. § 32-1855.02

Medical records and information contained in medical records
A.R.S. § 12-2292

Mentally ill persons, crimes and offenses
A.R.S. § 13-3993

Mentally retarded and developmentally disabled persons, financial contribution information
A.R.S. § 36-562

Midwives, review of names of patients whose records are reviewed during an investigation
A.R.S. § 36-756.01

Milk handler financial statements
A.R.S. § 3-609

Mines and minerals, disclosure of trade secret or other confidential information by the Mine Inspector
A.R.S. § 27-930

Nursing care institutions, records
A.R.S. § 36-446.10

Occupational therapy complaints
A.R.S. § 32-3442

Operation game thief program, records
A.R.S. § 12-2312

Optometry, investigations, grounds for censure, probation or license suspension
A.R.S. § 32-1744

Optometry, examination records
A.R.S. § 32-1746

Organ procurement agency records
A.R.S. § 36-845

Organic food certifications, inspection/investigative information
A.R.S. § 3-302

Outpatient surgical centers, review of professional practice
A.R.S. § 36-445.01

Parental rights termination records
A.R.S. §§ 8-541, 8-542

Pesticide Board information, reports
A.R.S. § 3-374

Pharmacists, investigations, records
A.R.S. § 32-1940

Physical therapy, identity, unprofessional conduct informers
A.R.S. § 32-2042

Privileged insurance information defined
A.R.S. § 20-2102

Products liability, product safety analysis or review, reasonable remedial measures
A.R.S. § 12-687

Professional corporation, professional services, application of law
A.R.S. § 10-2233

Psychologists and psychiatrists, records, disclosure
A.R.S. § 12-2291

Psychologists and psychiatrists, investigations
A.R.S. § 32-2082

Public officers and employees, disclosure or use of information for profit, conflict of interest
A.R.S. § 38-504

Public service corporation, disclosure
A.R.S. § 40-204

Racketeering investigations, records of financial institutions
A.R.S. § 13-2315

Racketeering, records
A.R.S. § 13-2315

Rental-purchase agreement, collection practices
A.R.S. § 44-6806

Reporter – informant/source communications are privileged
A.R.S. § 12-2237

Reports, medical malpractice insurance, claims and actions
A.R.S. § 32-1855.02

Restraint of trade, investigations reports
A.R.S. § 44-1406

Revenue Department records relating to tax information
A.R.S. § 42-108

Sexual offenders registration, fingerprint records, statements, photographs
A.R.S. § 13-3823

Social services, records
A.R.S. § 46-135

Superintendent of banks, records
A.R.S. § 6-129

Tax assessments, property list
A.R.S. § 42-223

Teacher evaluations
A.R.S. § 15-537

Technical registration board, records
A.R.S. § 32-129

Telecommunications, solicitation records
A.R.S. § 44-1280

Trust or escrow records; inspection; disclosure; exceptions
A.R.S. § 6-860

Trustees, trust information, disclosure
A.R.S. § 6-860

Tuberculosis control records
A.R.S. § 36-714

Underground storage tanks, records
A.R.S. § 49-1012

Unemployment insurance tax reports
A.R.S. § 23-722

Unfair employment practice preliminary reports
A.R.S. § 41-1482

Uniform reciprocal enforcement of support, testimony of spouse
A.R.S. § 12-1671

Victims rights to privacy
A.R.S. § 13-4434

Vital records, disclosure
A.R.S. § 36-340

Voter registration records of judges, commissioners and peace officers – requests to prohibit public access
A.R.S. § 16-153

Voter registration records (courts may prohibit public disclosure)
A.R.S. § 16-153

Water pollution records, reports, etc.
A.R.S. § 49-205

Wiretapping records
A.R.S. § 13-3011