11.11.09.02

.02 Definitions.

A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

B. Terms Defined.

(1) “Act” means the Maryland Public Information Act, State Government Article, §10-611 et seq., Annotated Code of Maryland.

(2) "Administration" means the Motor Vehicle Administration.

(3) "Applicant" has the meaning stated in State Government Article, §10-611, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(4) "Certified record" means a motor vehicle record certified by the Administration that is admissible in any judicial proceeding in the same manner as the original record, whose contents and time period covered may vary depending upon the eligibility of the requester under the State Government Article, §10-616(p), and Transportation Article, §12-111, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(5) "Custodian" has the meaning stated in State Government Article, §10-611, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(6) “Government agency” means an agency or unit of the federal, state, or local government, including a law enforcement agency.

(7) "Noncertified record" means a motor vehicle record provided by the Administration generally used for informational purposes that may or may not be used in judicial proceedings.

(8) "Person in interest" has the meaning stated in State Government Article, §10-611, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(9) "Personal information" has the meaning stated in State Government Article, §10-611, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(10) "Public record" has the meaning stated in State Government Article, §10-611, Annotated Code of Maryland.

(11) “Records” means:

(a) Accident reports;

(b) Administrative hearing records and exhibits;

(c) Alcohol education client records;

(d) Applications and other related documents;

(e) Certificates or other documents issued by the Administration;

(f) Correspondence and reports related to the records listed in §B(11)(a)—(e) and (g)—(m) of this regulation;

(g) Driver improvement client records;

(h) Driver record histories or other related documents;

(i) Financial responsibility judgment case records;

(j) Insurance certification documents and uninsured motorist complaint records;

(k) Vehicle identification numbers;

(l) Vehicle registration records; and

(m) Vehicle titles.

(12) "Specific identifier" means personal information that identifies an individual or person of interest including that individual's name, address, telephone number, driver's license number, email address, or any other identifying data or number.