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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 160. Regulations Governing Juvenile Record Information and the Virginia Juvenile Justice Information System
8/7/2022

6VAC35-160-210. Determining requestor's eligibility to receive the information.

A. Upon receipt of a request for juvenile record information, an appropriately designated person shall determine whether the requesting agency or individual is eligible to receive juvenile record information as provided in § 16.1-300 of the Code of Virginia, federal law, and this chapter.

B. The determination as to whether a person, agency or institution has a legitimate interest in a juvenile's case shall be based on the criteria specified in subdivision A 7 of § 16.1-300 of the Code of Virginia.

C. When there is a request to disseminate health records or substance abuse treatment records, the person responding to the request shall determine whether the requested information is protected by the federal law on substance abuse treatment records (42 USC § 290dd-2 and 42 CFR Part 2) and may consult with designated department personnel in making this determination. Health records and substance abuse treatment records shall be disseminated only in strict compliance with the applicable federal statutory requirements, the Code of Virginia, and this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§§ 16.1-223 and 66-10 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 20, Issue 23, eff. August 25, 2004; amended, Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 26, eff. September 20, 2017.

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