The records, papers, applications, and other documents containing information collected and compiled by the Commission, its members, the director, Commission employees, agents, or representatives are held in official confidence for all purposes other than cooperation with another bar licensing authority. Provided, however, that an applicant’s appeal to the Supreme Court may result in such communications becoming public record. The Commission, its members, the director, and all Commission employees, agents, or representatives are immune from all civil liability for damages for conduct and communications occurring in the performance of and within the scope of the Commission’s duties relating to the examination, character and fitness qualification, and licensing of persons seeking to be admitted to the practice of law. Records, statements of opinion, and other information regarding an applicant communicated to the Commission by any person or entity, firm, governmental authority, or institution, are privileged, and civil suits for damages predicated thereon may not be instituted.
§ 3-106 amended April 13, 2011, effective July 1, 2011; § 3-106(F) amended July 13, 2011; § 3-106 amended July 25, 2013, effective August 1, 2013'; § 3-106 amended December 3, 2013, effective April 1, 2014.