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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

6VAC35-160-70. Designation of authorized individuals.

A. Each participating agency shall determine what positions in the agency require regular access to juvenile record information as part of their job responsibilities and as documented in the employee work profile.

B. The department shall require a background check of any individual who will be given access to the VJJIS system through any participating agency. The department may deny access to any person based on the results of such background investigation or due to the person's violation of the provisions of this chapter or other security requirements established for the collection, storage, or dissemination of juvenile record information.

C. Only authorized individuals shall have direct access to juvenile record information.

D. Use of juvenile record information by an unauthorized individual, or for a purpose or activity other than one for which the person is authorized to receive juvenile record information, shall be considered an unauthorized dissemination.

E. Persons who are given access to juvenile record information shall be required to sign an information security agreement in accordance with department procedure stating that they will use and disseminate the information only in compliance with law and this chapter and that they understand that there are criminal and civil penalties for unauthorized dissemination.

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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