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NCJ Number: 154711 Find in a Library
Title: Code of Virginia
Corporate Author: SEARCH - National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
United States of America
Date Published: 1995
Page Count: 93
Sponsoring Agency: SEARCH - National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
Sacramento, CA 95831
Sale Source: SEARCH - National Consortium for Justice Information and Statistics
7311 Greenhaven Drive
Suite 145
Sacramento, CA 95831
United States of America
Type: Legislation/Policy Analysis
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This document presents the text of Virginia laws regarding privacy and security related to criminal history information and other types of records.
Abstract: The laws focus on the functions of the central criminal records exchange, the dissemination of criminal history record information, reports made by local law enforcement officers and others, fingerprints and photographs by police authorities, and expungement of criminal records. Other sections focus on other types of State public records, the maintenance of records, access to records, the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, and the Privacy Protection Act of 1976. The State regulations relating to criminal history record information use and security are also presented.
Main Term(s): Criminology
Index Term(s): Confidential records access; Criminal history exchanges; Criminal justice information systems; Expungement or sealing of records; Legal privacy protection; Records; Records management; Virginia
Note: To accompany the publication, Compendium of State Privacy and Security Legislation: 1994 Overview, See NCJ-151262
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