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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

6VAC35-170-67. VLDS requests.

A. External case-specific data requests submitted through the VLDS shall be submitted to the department using the VLDS portal.

B. The researcher shall comply with all VLDS procedures in order to access data through the VLDS.

C. The chair of the HRRC shall have primary responsibility for reviewing and approving requests submitted through the VLDS portal. The chair of the HRRC may not approve an external case-specific data request unless the request meets the following requirements:

1. The request satisfies the conditions for department approval of research identified in 6VAC35-170-30 and 6VAC35-170-50;

2. The request is not a human research proposal and does not require the HRRC's review;

3. The request is in the required format and includes all required information;

4. The request complies with basic research standards and applicable laws; and

5. The data requested are accessible and available in the VLDS.

D. Upon reviewing the data request, the chair of the HRRC may restrict the scope of the data, provided the data requested are unrelated to the purpose of the research study.

Statutory Authority

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

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 37, Issue 14, eff. April 15, 2021.

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