(a) The Commissioner shall require any applicant for employment with the fraud unit to be fingerprinted. The Commissioner is authorized to conduct a criminal records check through the Criminal Identification Bureau of the West Virginia State Police and a national criminal history check through the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The results of any criminal records or criminal history check shall be sent to the Commissioner. The West Virginia State Police may exchange this fingerprint data with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
(b) The Director shall not disclose information obtained pursuant to subsection (a) of this section except for purposes directly related to the employment of the applicant.