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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 17. Libraries and Cultural Resources
Agency 15. Library of Virginia (Library Board)
Chapter 120. Regulations Governing the Destruction of Public Records Containing Social Security Numbers
1/21/2020

17VAC15-120-20. Purpose; Applicability.

The regulation establishes requirements that public records, regardless of media, that contain social security numbers must be shredded, pulped, incinerated, made electronically inaccessible or erased so as to make the social security numbers unreadable or undecipherable by any means. These regulations apply only to those records whose retention periods have expired.

Statutory Authority

§§ 42.1-8 and 42.1-82 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 25, Issue 06, eff. December 24, 2008.

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