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NCJ Number: 170076 Find in a Library
Title: Compendium of State Privacy and Security Legislation: 1997 Overview - South Dakota; South Dakota Codified Laws Annotated
Corporate Author: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
US Dept of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
United States of America
Date Published: 1997
Page Count: 17
Sponsoring Agency: Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS)
Washington, DC 20531
Indiana University Purdue University, Research Support Funds
Indianapolis, IN 46202
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
Sale Source: NCJRS Photocopy Services
Box 6000
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United States of America

Indiana University Purdue University, Research Support Funds
420 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This is a 1997 overview of South Dakota law pertinent to the privacy and security of criminal justice information.
Abstract: Chapter 23-5 of the South Dakota Code focuses on criminal identification information. It contains provisions on its procuring and filing by the State attorney general, cooperation of the attorney general with law enforcement officers to establish a complete State system, and the procuring and filing of criminal records of inmates. Sections on access to criminal history information encompasses the examination of one's own criminal history information and criminal record check by schools or child welfare agencies on prospective employees. Chapter 23-6 of the South Dakota Code covers criminal statistics. Sections pertain to the establishment of the Bureau of Criminal Statistics and its responsibilities; destruction of records of certain persons, incidents, and offenses; and the dissemination of information on misdemeanors. Chapter 127 addresses public records and files and the parameters for making them accessible to those seeking the information they contain. Statutory regulations for the State Bureau of Criminal Statistics pertain to the completeness and accuracy of records, information access and review, general reporting requirements, and general administrative procedures.
Main Term(s): Court records
Index Term(s): Confidential records access; Criminal histories; Criminal justice information systems; Data security; Information collection; Information dissemination; Information processing; Legal privacy protection; Records management; South Dakota; State laws
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