Any information gained as the result of any returns, investigations, hearings or verifications required or authorized by this chapter shall be confidential except for official purposes, or except in accordance with proper judicial order. Any person divulging such information in violation of this section shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) or imprisoned for not more than six months or both. Each disclosure shall constitute a separate offense.
   In addition to the above penalty, any employee of the City who violates the provisions of this section relative to the disclosure of confidential information is guilty of an offense punishable by immediate dismissal.
(Ord. 36-83. Passed 11-14-83.)