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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 35. Department (Board) of Juvenile Justice
Chapter 170. Regulation Governing Juvenile Data Requests and Research Involving Human Subjects
9/30/2022

6VAC35-170-40. Confidentiality requirements of all research.

A. Research findings shall not identify individual subjects.

B. All records and all information given by research subjects or employees of the department shall be kept confidential in accordance with § 16.1-300 of the Code of Virginia and applicable rules and regulations regarding confidentiality of juvenile records.

C. Persons who breach confidentiality shall be subject to sanctions in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, policies, and procedures.

D. Confidentiality does not preclude reporting results utilizing de-identified data or giving raw data to the department for possible further analysis.

Statutory Authority

§§ 66-10 and 66-10.1 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 21, Issue 9, eff. February 9, 2005; amended, Virginia Register Volume 33, Issue 5, eff. December 1, 2016.

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