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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

6VAC20-120-140. Personnel.

In accordance with applicable law, ordinances, and regulations, the criminal justice agency shall:

1. Screen and have the right to reject for employment, based on good cause, personnel to be authorized to have direct access to criminal history record information;

2. Have the right to initiate or cause to be initiated administrative action leading to the transfer or removal of personnel authorized to have direct access to this information where these personnel violate the provisions of this chapter or other security requirements established for the collection, storage, or dissemination of criminal history record information; and

3. Ensure that all employees working with or having access to criminal history record information shall be made familiar with the substance and intent of this chapter. Designated employees shall be briefed on their roles and responsibilities in protecting the information resources in the criminal justice agency. Special procedures connected with security shall be reviewed periodically to ensure their relevance and continuing effectiveness.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-02-1 § 3.4, 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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