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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 120. Regulations Relating to Criminal History Record Information Use and Security

6VAC20-120-110. Applicability.

A. This chapter is applicable to criminal justice information systems operated within the Commonwealth of Virginia. These regulations on security are not applicable to court records or other records expressly excluded by § 9.1-126 of the Code of Virginia.

B. This part establishes a minimum set of security standards that shall apply to any manual or automated recordkeeping system that collects, stores, processes, or disseminates criminal history record information.

C. Where individuals or noncriminal justice agencies are authorized to have direct access to criminal history record information pursuant to a specific agreement with a criminal justice agency to provide service required for the administration of criminal justice, the service support agreement will embody the restrictions on dissemination and the security requirements contained in this chapter and the Code of Virginia.

Statutory Authority

§§ 9.1-102 and 9.1-131 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-02-1 § 3.1, eff. April 1, 1986; amended, Virginia Register Volume 6, Issue 4, eff. January 1, 1990; Volume 10, Issue 7, eff. February 1, 1994; Volume 33, Issue 3, eff. November 4, 2016.

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