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Senator Trump moved to amend the bill by striking out the title and substituting therefor a new title, to read as follows:

Eng. Com. Sub. for Com. Sub. for Senate Bill 470—A Bill to amend and reenact §5A-8-21 and §5A-8-22 of the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended; and to amend said code by adding thereto a new section, designated §5A-8-24, all relating certain disclosures of certain personal information; clarifying that certain personal information which is maintained by state agencies regarding persons in their capacity as state officers, employees, retirees, or legal dependents thereof is confidential and exempt from disclosure to non-governmental entities as an unreasonable invasion of privacy; protecting confidentiality of the former legal name of certain individuals associated with state agencies; clarifying that certain personal information which is maintained by state executive branch agencies regarding individuals and their dependents is exempted from disclosure as an unreasonable invasion of privacy; creating Daniel’s Law; providing for liberal construction to accomplish certain purposes and public policies; defining terms; prohibiting certain disclosures regarding certain judicial officers, prosecutors, or law-enforcement officers; authorizing a civil action against certain private persons and entities; authorizing relief to be granted by the court; providing for certain individuals to request that certain persons or entities refrain from disclosing certain information and that the disclosed information be removed; requiring immediate removal of certain disclosed information; authorizing a civil action for failure to comply with request to refrain from and remove certain disclosed information; providing for misdemeanor crime for willful refusal to remove certain disclosed information and establishing penalties therefor; and clarifying that Daniel’s Law does not prohibit disclosures required by state or federal law.